The 1976–77 QMJHL season was the 8th season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The leagues renamed its division in honour of Robert Lebel and Frank Dilio, two lifetime contributors to ice hockey in Quebec. The East Division became the "Dilio Division" and the West Division became the "Lebel Division." Ten teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Québec Remparts finished first overall in the regular season to capture the Jean Rougeau Trophy. The Sherbrooke Castors won the President's Cup defeating the Québec Remparts in the finals.
Team changes[edit | edit source]
Final standings[edit | edit source]
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes
|Jean Savard||Québec Remparts||72||84||96||180||110|
|Sylvain Locas||Chicoutimi Saguenéens||72||59||98||157||101|
|Norm Dupont||Montreal Juniors||71||70||83||153||52|
|Richard Dalpe||Trois-Rivières Draveurs||72||58||93||151||32|
|Eddy Godin||Québec Remparts||72||62||83||145||83|
|Jere Gillis||Sherbrooke Castors||72||55||85||140||80|
|Kevin Reeves||Montreal Juniors||72||48||87||135||16|
|Lucien DeBlois||Sorel Éperviers||72||56||78||134||131|
|Yves Richer||Trois-Rivières Draveurs||72||45||89||134||38|
|Roland Cloutier||Trois-Rivières Draveurs||72||63||68||131||43|
Playoffs[edit | edit source]
Ron Carter was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists).
- Québec Remparts defeated Hull Olympiques 8 points to 0.
- Montreal Juniors defeated Chicoutimi Saguenéens 9 points to 7.
- Sherbrooke Castors defeated Laval National 8 points to 6.
- Cornwall Royals defeated Trois-Rivières Draveurs 8 points to 4.
- Québec Remparts defeated Montreal Juniors 9 points to 1.
- Sherbrooke Castors defeated Cornwall Royals 9 points to 3.
- Sherbrooke Castors defeated Québec Remparts 8 points to 2.
All-star teams[edit | edit source]
- First team
- Goalkeeper - Tim Bernhardt, Cornwall Royals
- Left defence - Robert Picard, Montreal Juniors
- Right defence - Graeme Nicolson, Cornwall Royals
- Left winger - Jere Gillis, Sherbrooke Castors
- Centreman - Jean Savard, Québec Remparts
- Right winger - Lucien Deblois, Sorel Éperviers
- Coach - Yvan Gingras, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
- Second team
- Goalkeeper - Jean Belisle, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
- Left defence - Alain Myette, Shawinigan Dynamos
- Right defence - Mario Marois, Québec Remparts
- Left winger - Normand Dupont, Montreal Juniors
- Centreman - Sylvain Locas, Chicoutimi Saguenéens
- Right winger - Mike Bossy, Laval National
- Coach - Michel Bergeron, Trois-Rivières Draveurs
- List of First/Second/Rookie team all-stars.
Trophies and awards[edit | edit source]
- President's Cup - Playoff Champions, Sherbrooke Castors
- Jean Rougeau Trophy - Regular Season Champions, Québec Remparts
- Michel Brière Memorial Trophy - Most Valuable Player, Lucien Deblois, Sorel Éperviers
- Jean Béliveau Trophy - Top Scorer, Jean Savard, Québec Remparts
- Jacques Plante Memorial Trophy - Best GAA, Tim Bernhardt, Cornwall Royals
- Emile Bouchard Trophy - Defenceman of the Year, Robert Picard, Montreal Juniors
- Michel Bergeron Trophy - Rookie of the Year, Rick Vaive, Sherbrooke Castors
- Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy - Most sportsmanlike player, Mike Bossy, Laval National Juniors
References[edit | edit source]
1975–76 QMJHL season
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1977–78 QMJHL season
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