The 2001 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 23rd annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 23–29, 2001 at the Prince George Multiplex in Prince George, British Columbia.[1] Steve Bernier scored the winning goal in the second overtime period of the gold medal game to give the Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Royals. It was Ste-Foy's third national title in eight appearances in the final.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Sainte-Foy, QC
2 Flag of Alberta Calgary Royals Pacific Calgary, AB
3 Flag of Ontario Toronto Young Nationals Central Toronto, ON
4 Flag of Nova Scotia Dartmouth Subways Atlantic Dartmouth, NS
5 Flag of British Columbia Prince George Cougars Host Prince George, BC
6 Flag of Saskatchewan Beardy's Blackhawks West Duck Lake, SK

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Calgary Royals 4-1-0 27 18 8
2 Flag of Nova Scotia Dartmouth Subways 3-1-1 25 21 7
3 Flag of Quebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 3-2-0 20 15 6
4 Flag of Ontario Toronto Young Nationals 3-2-0 19 18 6
5 Flag of British Columbia Prince George Cougars 1-4-0 13 24 2
6 Flag of Saskatchewan Beardy's Blackhawks 0-4-1 18 26 1

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Ste-Foy 4 - Toronto 3
  • Calgary 6 - Dartmouth 4
  • Prince George 6 - Beardy's 4
  • Dartmouth 3 - Ste-Foy 2 (OT)
  • Toronto 3 - Beardy's 2
  • Calgary 7 - Prince George 2
  • Toronto 6 - Calgary 4
  • Ste-Foy 6 - Beardy's 2

  • Dartmouth 5 - Prince George 2
  • Dartmouth 7 - Toronto 5
  • Calgary 5 - Beardy's 4 (OT)
  • Ste-Foy 6 - Price George 2
  • Beardy's 6 - Dartmouth 6
  • Calgary 5 - Ste-Foy 2
  • Toronto 2 - Prince George 1

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary 6 - Toronto 0
  • Ste-Foy 10 - Dartmouth 1

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Toronto 4 - Dartmouth 3 (OT)

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Ste-Foy 4 - Calgary 3 (2OT)

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Quebec Steve Bernier (Ste-Foy)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Nova Scotia Andrew Joudrey (Dartmouth)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Alberta Brett Pilkington (Calgary)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Saskatchewan Justin Cruse (Beardy's)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Nova Scotia Mike Charlton (Dartmouth)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Ontario Robert Cranston (Toronto)

Regional Playdowns[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Dartmouth Subways advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 4–8, 2001 in Miramichi, New Brunswick.[1]

Quebec[edit | edit source]

  • The Gouverneurs du Ste-Foy advanced by capturing the Quebec Midget AAA League title.[1]

Central Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Toronto Young Nationals advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 3–8, 2001 in Kitchener, Ontario.[1]

West Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Beady's Blackhawks advanced by winning their regional tournament, which was played April 4–8, 2001 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.[1]

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

  • The Prince George Cougars won their regional tournament, which was played April 4–8, 2001 in Alberta, but qualified for the national championship as the host team. As a result, the Calgary Royals also advanced by finishing second.[1]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 News Release #NR.017. Hockey Canada (March 14, 2001). Retrieved on January 16, 2012.

External links[edit | edit source]

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