Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

 

Mooseheads capture first President Cup title

Karl Jahnke

The Halifax Mooseheads recorded three unanswered first period goals en route to a 5-1 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar and capture their first ever Quebec Major Junior Hockey League championship in front of a sellout crowd of 10,595 ecstatic fans at the Metro Centre in Halifax.
 
The Mooseheads power-play did most of the damage in the first period.
 
Stephen MacAuley registered his seventh goal of the playoffs with the man advantage at 5:32 to give the fan favourites a 1-0 lead. Then, with Raphaël Bussières in the penalty box for slashing, Stefan Fournier collected his league-leading sixteenth marker to put the Mooseheads up 2-0.
 
Halifax would add another goal before the end of the first twenty minutes of play. Jonathan Drouin pounced on a Nathan MacKinnon shot that hit the post and found itself in the slot before burying a shot past a sprawling Philippe Cadorette.
 
The intermission seemed to energize the Drakkar who came out strong in the second period. Baie-Comeau outshot the Mooseheads 12-5 and managed to cut the lead by one following Valentin Zykov’s tenth marker of the postseason at 13:10.
 
Nathan MacKinnon and Stephen MacAuley added an insurance goal before the end of the game.
 
Jonathan Drouin earned MVP honours after recording 35 points in 17 games.
 
The MasterCard Memorial Cup kicks off on Friday, May 17th in Saskatoon. The event will be presented live on Sportsnet and TVA Sports. Visit mastercardmemorialcup.ca for all the details.

 
 

Schedule & Results

October 22 / 2014

 
ROU
1
2
SHA
Final
 
 

October 23 / 2014

 
BAC
VS
CAP
06:00 PM ET
 
 
VDO
VS
SHE
 

October 24 / 2014

 
QUE
VS
BAT
06:30 PM ET
 
 
 
 
VDO
VS
BLB
07:00 PM ET
 
 
 
 
HAL
VS
GAT
 
 
ROU
VS
RIM
 

October 25 / 2014

 
HAL
VS
BLB
04:00 PM ET
 
 
GAT
VS
SHA
04:00 PM ET
 
 
VIC
VS
CHI
 
 
BAC
VS
SNB
06:00 PM ET
 
 
QUE
VS
CHA
06:30 PM ET
 
 
 
 

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