The 1999 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 21st annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 19–25, 1999 at the Prince Albert Comuniplex in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Regina Pat Canadians defeated the Calgary AAA Midget Flames in double overtime in the championship game to win the gold medal. The Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy from Quebec took home the bronze medal in their tenth Air Canada Cup appearance.[1]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians West Regina, SK
2 Flag of Alberta Calgary AAA Midget Flames Pacific Calgary, AB
3 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Sainte Foy, QC
4 Flag of Saskatchewan Prince Albert Mintos Host Prince Albert, SK
5 Flag of Nova Scotia Cape Breton Jeans Experts Atlantic Sydney, NS
6 Flag of Ontario Sault Ste. Marie North Stars Central Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Calgary AAA Midget Flames 4-1-0 18 11 8
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Pat Canadians 4-1-0 31 9 8
3 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 4-1-0 26 12 8
4 Flag of Saskatchewan Prince Albert Mintos 2-3-0 14 19 4
5 Flag of Nova Scotia Cape Breton Jeans Experts 1-4-0 10 29 2
6 Flag of Ontario Sault Ste. Marie North Stars 0-5-0 14 33 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Ste-Foy 7 - Sault Ste. Marie 1
  • Calgary 4 - Regina 2
  • Prince Albert 2 - Cape Breton 1
  • Regina 9 - Sault Ste. Marie 2
  • Ste-Foy 9 - Cape Breton 3
  • Calgary 2 - Prince Albert 1
  • Regina 10 - Cape Breton 0
  • Calgary 5 - Sault Ste. Marie 3

  • Ste_Foy 5 - Prince Albert 2
  • Cape Breton 5 - Sault Ste. Marie 4
  • Ste-Foy 4 - Calgary 4
  • Regina 7 - Prince Albert 2
  • Calgary 4 - Cape Breton 1
  • Regina 3 - Ste-Foy 1
  • Prince Albert 7 - Sault Ste. Marie 4

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary 3 - Prince Albert 1
  • Regina 3 - Ste-Foy 2 (2OT)

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Ste-Foy 6 - Prince Albert 2

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Regina 5 - Calgary 4 (2OT)

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Saskatchewan Curtis Markewich (Regina)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Saskatchewan Curtis Markewich (Regina)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Quebec Jean-Phillippe Briere (Ste-Foy)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Quebec Jean-Philippe Côté (Ste-Foy)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Saskatchewan Paul Valaitis (Regina)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Ontario David Borrelli (Sault Ste. Marie)

Regional Playdowns[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Cape Breton Jeans Experts advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 1–4, 1999 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Quebec[edit | edit source]

  • The Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy advanced by capturing the Quebec Midget AAA League title.

Central Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Sault Ste. Marie North Stars advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 6–11, 1999 in Belleville, Ontario.

West Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Regina Pat Canadians advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 8–11, 1999 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Calgary AAA Midget Flames advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 9–11, 1999 in Calgary, Alberta.

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. News Release #NR.0050. Hockey Canada (April 16, 1999). Retrieved on January 16, 2012.

External links[edit | edit source]

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