The 1985 Air Canada Cup was Canada's seventh annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played April 16 – 20, 1985 at the Regina Agridome in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Lions du Lac St-Louis from Quebec won their second national title, defeating the host Regina Pat Canadians in the gold medal game. The Calgary Buffaloes won the bronze medal. [1][2] Future National Hockey League players playing in this tournament were Benoit Brunet, Dean Chynoweth, Kevin Dahl, Claude Lapointe, Don MacLean, Lyle Odelein, Cam Russell, and Peter White.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Quebec Lions du Lac St-Louis Quebec Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians Host Regina, SK
3 Flag of Alberta Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
4 Flag of Nova Scotia Dartmouth Forbes Atlantic Dartmouth, NS
5 Flag of Ontario Toronto Red Wings Central Toronto, ON
6 Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Comets West Thunder Bay, ON

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians 4-1-0 24 12 8
2 Flag of Quebec Lions du Lac St-Louis 4-1-0 28 15 8
3 Flag of Nova Scotia Dartmouth Forbes 2-2-1 24 16 5
4 Flag of Alberta Calgary Buffaloes 2-2-1 20 17 5
5 Flag of Ontario Toronto Red Wings 1-2-2 14 18 4
6 Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Comets 0-5-0 7 29 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary 4 - Regina 1
  • Toronto 4 - Thunder Bay 1
  • Lac St-Louis 7 - Dartmouth 4
  • Regina 4 - Toronto 2
  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Thunder Bay 1
  • Dartmouth 5 - Toronto 5
  • Lac St-Louis 7 - Calgary 2
  • Regina 10 - Dartmouth 3

  • Calgary 11 - Thunder Bay 2
  • Regina 7 - Lac St-Louis3
  • Calgary 2 - Toronto 2
  • Dartmouth 7 - Thunder Bay 3
  • Lac St-Louis 6 - Toronto 1
  • Regina 2 - Thunder Bay 0
  • Dartmouth 5 - Calgary 1

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Regina 5 - Calgary 1
  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Dartmouth 4 (2OT)

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary 4 - Dartmouth 1

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Regina 2

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Saskatchewan Craig Suchan (Regina)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Nova Scotia Hal Turner (Dartmouth), Flag of Nova Scotia Colin Power (Dartmouth)[2]
  • Top Forward: Flag of Quebec Claude Lapointe (Lac St-Louis)[2]
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Quebec Shawn Anderson (Lac St-Louis)[2]
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Saskatchewan Craig Suchan (Regina)[2]
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Alberta Bryan Bosch (Calgary)[2]

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