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The 2011 Telus Cup was Canada's 33rd annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 18–24, 2011 at the Mile One Centre in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Winnipeg Thrashers defeated the London Jr. Knights 3-1 in the gold medal game to win their first national title.

Four future National Hockey League players participated in this tournament, including Jonathan Drouin, Anthony Duclair, tournament scoring leader Sam Reinhart, and MVP Alex Kerfoot.[1]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers West Winnipeg, MB
2 Flag of Ontario London Jr. Knights Central London, ON
3 Flag of Quebec Lions du Lac St-Louis Québec Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
4 Flag of British Columbia Vancouver North West Giants Pacific Burnaby, BC
5 Flag of Nova Scotia Halifax Titans Atlantic Halifax, NS
6 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Privateers Host St. John's, NL

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of British Columbia Vancouver North West Giants 4-1-0 27 15 8
2 Flag of Quebec Lions du Lac St-Louis 3-2-0 22 14 6
3 Flag of Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers 1-1-3 14 19 5
4 Flag of Ontario London Jr. Knights 1-2-2 15 15 4
5 Flag of Nova Scotia Halifax Titans 1-2-2 15 23 4
6 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Privateers 1-3-1 14 21 3

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Vancouver 12 - Winnipeg 5
  • Lac St-Louis 5 - London 4
  • Halifax 6 - St. John's 3
  • Winnipeg 2 - Lac St-Louis 0
  • Vancouver 6 - Halifax 1
  • St. John's 5 - London 3
  • Lac St-Louis 9 - Halifax 3
  • Winnipeg 2 - London 2

  • Vancouver 4 - St. John's 3
  • London 2 - Halifax 2
  • Vancouver 4 - Lac St-Louis 2
  • St. John's 2 - Winnipeg 2
  • London 4 - Vancouver 1
  • Halifax 3 - Winnipeg 3
  • Lac St-Louis 6 - St. John's 1

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Winnipeg 4 - Lac St-Louis 3 (2OT)
  • London 4 - Vancouver 3 (OT)

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Vancouver 3

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Winnipeg 3 - London 1

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of British Columbia Alex Kerfoot (Vancouver)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of British Columbia Sam Reinhart (Vancouver)
  • Top Forward: Flag of British Columbia Sam Reinhart (Vancouver)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Quebec Mike Matheson (Lac St-Louis)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Ontario Craig Wood (London)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Marcus Power (St. John's)

Road to the Telus Cup[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held March 31-April 3, 2011 at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Round Robin
Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Privateers 4-0-0 20 18 8
2 Flag of Nova Scotia Halifax Titans 3-1-0 16 8 6
3 Flag of New Brunswick Fredericton Canadiens 1-2-1 16 18 3
4 Flag of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Islanders (host) 1-3-0 7 17 2
5 Flag of Prince Edward Island Cornwall Thunder 0-3-1 7 17 1

Championship Game
Halifax 4 - St. John's 3
Halifax advances to Telus Cup

Quebec[edit | edit source]

Ligue de Hockey Midget AAA du Quebec Championship

Lions du Lac St-Louis vs Albatros du Collège Notre-Dame
Best-of-7 series played March 29-April 6, 2011
  • Game 1: Lac St-Louis 3 - Notre-Dame 2
  • Game 2: Lac St-Louis 5 - Notre-Dame 1
  • Game 3: Lac St-Louis 9 - Notre-Dame 4
  • Game 4: Notre-Dame 3 - Lac St-Louis 1
  • Game 5: Lac St-Louis 6 - Notre-Dame 1
Lac St-Louis wins series and advances to Telus Cup

Central Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held March 28-April 2, 2011 at London, Ontario

Round Robin
Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Ontario London Jr. Knights (host) 5-1-0 28 5 10
2 Flag of Ontario Mississauga Reps 5-1-0 33 16 10
3 Flag of Ontario Ottawa Jr. 67's 4-2-1 22 14 8
4 Flag of Ontario Nickel City Sons 3-3-0 19 25 6
5 Flag of Ontario Oakville Rangers 2-4-0 18 26 4
6 Flag of Ontario Waterloo Wolves 2-4-0 18 16 4
7 Flag of Ontario Ottawa Senators 0-6-0 6 43 0

Semi Finals
Ottawa 67's 5 - Mississauga 3
London 6 - Nickel City 2

Championship Game
London 3 - Ottawa 67's 1
London advances to Telus Cup

West Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held March 31-April 3, 2011 at the Moose Jaw Civic Centre in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Round Robin
Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers 2-0-1 11 8 5
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Prince Albert Mintos 2-1-0 11 7 4
3 Flag of Saskatchewan Moose Jaw Generals (host) 0-1-2 6 7 2
4 Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Kings 0-2-1 11 17 1

Championship Game
Winnipeg 4 - Prince Albert 1
Winnipeg advances to Telus Cup

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

Flag of British Columbia Vancouver North West Giants vs Flag of Alberta Red Deer Rebels
Best-of-3 series played April 1–2, 2011
  • Game 1: Vancouver 7 - Red Deer 2
  • Game 2: Vancouver 3 - Red Deer 1
Vancouver wins series and advances to Telus Cup

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "TELUS Cup alumni crack season-opening NHL rosters", Hockey Canada, October 17, 2014. 

External links[edit | edit source]

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