The 1970–71 QMJHL season was the 2nd season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Ten teams played 62 games each in the schedule. The league dissolved the East and West Divisions. The Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy is first awarded to the most sportsmanlike player, after being the trophy for the West Division champions in the previous season.

The Quebec Remparts repeated as first place in the regular season, and won their second President's Cup, defeating the Shawinigan Bruins in the finals. After the winning the league championship, the Remparts prevailed three games to two in a controversial eastern Canada Final versus the St. Catharines Black Hawks of the Ontario Hockey Association. The Remparts then won the 1970-71 Memorial Cup Final in shortened series by defeating the Edmonton Oil Kings two games to none.

Team changesEdit

  • The Laval Saints ceased operations.
  • East and West divisions are dissolved.

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; Pts = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

Overall GP W L T Pts GF GA
Quebec Remparts 6254 7 1109437205
Shawinigan Bruins 623823 1 77301256
Trois-Rivières Ducs 623724 1 75302245
Sherbrooke Castors 623031 1 61287298
Verdun Maple Leafs 622733 2 56252306
Sorel Éperviers 622536 1 51214249
Saint-Jérôme Alouettes 622536 1 51260300
Drummondville Rangers 622435 3 51272310
Rosemont National 622239 1 45263353
Cornwall Royals 622240 0 44260326

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Guy Lafleur Quebec Remparts 6213079209135
Michel Briere Quebec Remparts 62 5193144 35
Andre Savard Quebec Remparts 61 5089139150
Norm Dubé Sherbrooke Castors 62 7266138 17
Rich Leduc Trois-Rivières Ducs 59 5676132195
Claude St. Sauveur Sherbrooke Castors62 526711980
Andre Peloffy Rosemont National 60 4969118 67
Jacques Richard Quebec Remparts 55 5360113125
Serge Martel Verdun Maple Leafs 62 4160101 12
Richard Grenier Quebec Remparts 62 2376 99 74


Guy Lafleur was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 43 points (22 goals, 21 assists).

  • Quebec Remparts defeated Verdun Maple Leafs 9 points to 1.
  • Shawinigan Bruins defeated Saint-Jérôme Alouettes 8 points to 2.
  • Trois-Rivières Ducs defeated Sorel Éperviers 8 points to 6.
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Drummondville Rangers 8 points to 4.
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Trois-Rivières Ducs 8 points to 0.
  • Shawinigan Bruins defeated Sherbrooke Castors 9 points to 1.
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Shawinigan Bruins 8 points to 2.

All-star teamsEdit

First team
Second team

Trophies and awardsEdit


Team PhotosEdit


Game AdsEdit


Preceded by
1969–70 QMJHL season
QMJHL seasons Succeeded by
1971–72 QMJHL season
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