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 24 / 2014

 
QUE
5
4
BAT
Final OT1
 
 
 
MON
5
6
SHE
Final
 
 
 
VDO
3
5
BLB
Final
 
 
 
DRU
4
1
CHI
Final
 
 
 
HAL
9
6
GAT
 
 
ROU
2
4
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
 
 
 

October 26 / 2014

 
BAC
VS
BAT
02:00 PM ET
 
 
 
CAP
VS
CHA
02:00 PM ET
 
 
QUE
VS
SNB
 
 
SHE
VS
GAT
 
 
VDO
VS
RIM
 
 
MON
VS
SHA
 
 

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