The 1998 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 20th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 21–26, 1998 at the Sudbury Community Arena in Sudbury, Ontario. The Riverains du Collège Charles-Lemoyne defeated the host Sudbury Cara's Nickel Capitals in the championship game to win the gold medal. The Calgary Buffaloes won the bronze medal. Calgary's Dany Heatley was the tournament's top scorer and most valuable player.[1] Other future National Hockey League players playing in this tournament were Sheldon Brookbank, Randy Jones and Krys Kolanos.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Quebec Riverains de Collège Charles-Lemoyne Quebec Sainte-Catherine, QC
2 Flag of Ontario Sudbury Cara's Nickel Capitals Host Sudbury, ON
3 Flag of Alberta Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
4 Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts West Saskatoon, SK
5 Flag of New Brunswick Saint John Flames Atlantic Saint John, NB
6 Flag of Ontario Don Mills Flyers Central Toronto, ON

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Calgary Buffaloes 4-0-1 34 17 9
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts 4-1-0 27 12 8
3 Flag of Quebec Riverains du Collège Charles-Lemoyne 2-1-2 25 20 6
4 Flag of Ontario Sudbury Cara's Nickel Capitals 2-2-1 25 25 5
5 Flag of New Brunswick Saint John Flames 2-3-0 20 17 4
6 Flag of Ontario Don Mills Flyers 0-5-0 7 30 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Collège Charles-Lemoyne 7 - Don Mills 0
  • Calgary 6 - Saint John 5
  • Saskatoon 7 - Sudbury 2
  • Collège Charles-Lemoyne 6 - Saint John 2
  • Saskatoon 7 - Don Mills 2
  • Calgary 9 - Sudbury 2
  • Saint John 4 - Don Mills 2
  • Saskatoon 6 - Collège Charles-Lemoyne 1

  • Calgary 7 - Don Mills 1
  • Sudbury 9 - Saint John 0
  • Calgary 7 - Saskatoon 4
  • Sudbury 5 - Don Mills 2
  • Collège Charles-Lemoyne 5 - Calgary 5
  • Saskatoon 3 - Saint John 0
  • Sudbury 7 - Collège Charles-Lemoyne 7

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Collège Charles-Lemoyne 3 - Saskatoon 2
  • Sudbury 5 - Calgary 2

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary 5 - Saskatoon 4

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Collège Charles-Lemoyne 5 - Sudbury 4

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Alberta Dany Heatley (Calgary)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Alberta Dany Heatley (Calgary)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Alberta Adrian Foster (Calgary)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Alberta Shawn Landry (Calgary)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Saskatchewan Chad Yaremko (Regina)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Alberta Krys Kolanos (Calgary)

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. News Release #NR.0024. Hockey Canada (April 9, 1998). Retrieved on January 16, 2012.

External links[edit | edit source]

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