The 1982 Air Canada Cup was Canada's fourth annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played April 13 – 18, 1982 at the Memorial Arena in Victoria, British Columbia. The Burnaby Winter Club Travellers defeated the Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy, who were led by future Hall of Famer Patrick Roy in goal, to win the gold medal. The bronze medal game between the Cape Breton Colonels and the South Ottawa Warriors ended in a 5-5 tie. Burnaby's Cliff Ronning led the tournament in scoring and was named Most Valuable Player.[1]

Aside from Ronning and Roy, other future National Hockey League players competing were Wendel Clark, Sylvain Côté Russ Courtnall, Tony Hrkac, Grant Jennings, Bob Joyce, and Mike Millar.[2]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Branch City
1 Flag of British Columbia Burnaby Winter Club Travellers British Columbia Burnaby, BC
2 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Ste-Foy, QC
3 Flag of Nova Scotia Capre Breton Colonels Nova Scotia Sydney, NS
3 Flag of Ontario South Ottawa Warriors Ottawa District Ottawa, ON
5 Flag of Ontario Andrews Maroons Thunder Bay District Thunder Bay, ON
6 Flag of Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds Saskatchewan Wilcox, SK
7 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Corner Brook Newfoundland Corner Brook, NL
8 Flag of Ontario St. Catharines Central Lions Ontario St. Catharines, ON
9 Flag of Manitoba St. Boniface Saints Manitoba Winnipeg, MB
10 Flag of Alberta Edmonton SSAC Alberta Edmonton, AB
11 Flag of Prince Edward Island Sherwood-Parkdale Prince Edward Island Sherwood, PE
12 Flag of New Brunswick Fredericton Caps New Brunswick Fredericton, NB

Round robin[edit | edit source]

DC8 Flight[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 4-1-0 25 9 8
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds 4-1-0 20 13 8
3 Flag of Nova Scotia Cape Breton Colonels 2-3-0 16 17 4
4 Flag of Ontario St. Catharines Central Lions 2-3-0 15 18 4
5 Flag of Manitoba St. Boniface Saints 1-3-1 14 19 3
6 Flag of Alberta Edmonton SSAC 1-3-1 17 21 3

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Notre Dame 6 - Edmonton 1
  • St. Boniface 3 - St. Catharines 3
  • Ste-Foy 10 - Cape Breton 0
  • Cape Breton 4 - St. Boniface 2
  • Ste- Foy 3 - Edmonton 2

  • Notre Dame 4 - St. Catharines 1
  • Ste-Foy 6 - St. Boniface 3
  • St. Catharines 5 - Edmonton 5
  • Notre Dame 6 - Cape Breton 5
  • Cape Breton 4 - Edmonton 3

  • St. Boniface 4 - Edmonton 3
  • Ste- Foy 4 - Notre Dame 1
  • Edmonton 6 - Cape Breton 3
  • Notre Dame 3 - St. Boniface 2
  • St. Catharines 3 - Ste-Foy 2

DC9 Flight[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of British Columbia Buranby Winter Club Travellers 5-0-0 31 11 10
2 Flag of Ontario South Ottawa Warriors 4-1-0 22 7 9
3 Flag of Ontario Andrews Maroons 3-2-0 23 19 6
4 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Corner Brook 2-3-0 8 23 4
5 Flag of Prince Edward Island Sherwood-Parkdale 1-4-0 22 25 2
6 Flag of New Brunswick Fredericton Caps 0-5-0 9 30 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Andrews 9 - Fredericton 3
  • South Ottawa 6 - Sherwood-Parkdale 1
  • Burnaby 7 - Corner Brook 0
  • South Ottawa 3 - Andrews 0
  • Corner Brook 3 - Fredericton 1

  • Burnaby 7 - Sherwood-Parkdale 5
  • Sherwood-Parkdale 9 - Fredericton 2
  • Andrews 6 - Corner Brook 2
  • Burnaby 4 - South Ottawa 2
  • South Ottawa 8 - Corner Brook 0

  • Andrews 7 - Sherwood-Parkdale 5
  • Burnaby 6 - Fredericton 2
  • Corner Brook 3 - Sherwood-Parkdale 2
  • South Ottawa 3 - Fredericton 2
  • Burnaby 7 - Andrews 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Quarter-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Burnaby 7 - Corner Brook 1
  • Cape Breton 2 - Notre Dame 1
  • South Ottawa 6 - Andrews 3
  • Ste-Foy 7 - St. Catharines 4

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Burnaby 4 - Cape Breton 3 (OT)
  • Ste-Foy 4 - South Ottawa 2

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Cape Breton 5 - South Ottawa 5 (OT)

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Burnaby 3 - Ste-Foy 1

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of British Columbia Cliff Ronning (Burnaby)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of British Columbia Cliff Ronning (Burnaby)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Quebec Martin Bouliane (Ste-Foy)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Quebec Sylvain Côté (Ste-Foy)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Ontario Marc Robillard (South Ottawa)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Steve Dunne (Corner Brook)

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "BC Midgets standing tall", Regina Leader-Post: 13, 1982-04-19, <https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=w9EjUEod0xMC&dat=19820419&printsec=frontpage&hl=en>. Retrieved on 2013-04-26
  2. 82 Colonels to be inducated into Sport Hall of Fame. Cape Breton Post (2009-04-23). Retrieved on 2013-04-26.

External links[edit | edit source]

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