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The 1988 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 10th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played in April 1988 at the Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Regina Pat Canadians defeated the Calgary NorthStars to win their second national title. The host Thunder Bay Bearcats won the bronze medal.[1] Calgary's Wes Walz was named Most Valuable Player. Other future National Hockey League players playing in this tournament were Greg Johnson, Rob Pearson, Chris Snell, Brent Thompson, and Dale Craigwell.

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
Gold medal icon Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians West Regina, SK
Silver medal icon Flag of Alberta Calgary NorthStars Pacific Calgary, AB
Bronze medal icon Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Bearcats Host Thunder Bay, ON
4 Flag of Ontario Oshawa Kiwanis Central Oshawa, ON
5 Flag of New Brunswick Fredericton Redwings Atlantic Fredericton, NB
6 Flag of Quebec Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere Quebec Laval, QC

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Calgary Northstars 4-1-0 26 14 8
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians 3-1-1 27 17 7
3 Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Bearcats 3-2-0 18 15 6
4 Flag of Ontario Oshawa Kiwanis 3-2-0 14 15 6
5 Flag of New Brunswick Fredericton Redwings 1-4-0 10 24 2
6 Flag of Quebec Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 0-4-1 18 28 1

ScoresEdit

  • Regina 5 - Thunder Bay 1
  • Fredericton 4 - Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 3
  • Oshawa 2 - Calgary 1
  • Thunder Bay 4 - Fredericton 2
  • Regina 6 - Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 6
  • Thunder Bay 3 - Oshawa 1
  • Calgary 8 - Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 5
  • Regina 7 -Fredericton 2

  • Calgary 6 - Thunder Bay 4
  • Oshawa 4 - Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 3
  • Calgary 6 - Regina 3
  • Oshawa 5 - Fredericton 2
  • Thunder Bay 6 - Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 1
  • Regina 6 - Oshawa 2
  • Calgary 5 - Fredericton 0

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Calgary 6 - Oshawa 4
  • Regina 4 - Thunder Bay 3 (2OT)

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Thunder Bay 5 - Oshawa 4

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Regina 7 - Calgary 4

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Alberta Wes Walz (Calgary)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Ontario Jason Bortolussi (Thunder Bay)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. TELUS40. Hockey Canada. Retrieved on 2013-04-23.

External linksEdit

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