The 2013 Telus Cup was Canada's 35th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, held April 22 – 28, 2013 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The Red Deer Chiefs defeated the Ottawa Junior 67's in the gold medal game to win their second straight national title. The Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal won the bronze medal. This was Sault Ste. Marie's second time hosting the national championship – the 2003 Air Canada Cup was played at the old Sault Memorial Gardens.[1][2]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Alberta Red Deer Chiefs Pacific Red Deer, AB
2 Flag of Ontario Ottawa Junior 67's Central Ottawa, ON
3 Flag of Quebec Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal Québec Laval, QC
4 Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts West Saskatoon, SK
5 Flag of Ontario Sault Ste. Marie North Stars Host Sault Ste. Marie, ON
6 Flag of Nova Scotia Valley Wildcats Atlantic Berwick, NS

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Quebec Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal 4-1-0 28 11 8
2 Flag of Alberta Red Deer Chiefs 2-1-2 21 11 6
3 Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts 2-1-2 19 17 6
4 Flag of Ontario Ottawa Junior 67's 2-2-1 17 13 5
5 Flag of Ontario Sault Ste. Marie North Stars 2-2-1 14 19 5
6 Flag of Nova Scotia Valley Wildcats 0-5-0 7 34 0

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Monday, April 22

  • Saskatoon 4 - Ottawa 2
  • Red Deer 5 - Laval-Montréal 1
  • Sault Ste Marie 6 - Valley 2

Tuesday, April 23

  • Laval-Montréal 7 - Saskatoon 0
  • Ottawa 4 - Valley 2
  • Sault Ste. Marie 4 - Red Deer 3

Wednesday, April 24

  • Laval-Montréal 7 - Valley 1
  • Red Deer 5 - Saskatoon 5
  • Ottawa 6 - Sault Ste. Marie 1

Thursday, April 25

  • Red Deer 8 - Valley 1
  • Laval-Montréal 4 - Ottawa 3
  • Sault Ste. Marie 1 - Saskatoon 1

Friday, April 26

  • Red Deer 2 - Ottawa 2
  • Saskatoon 9 - Valley 1
  • Laval-Montréal 9 - Sault Ste. Marie 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  Semifinals                    
  3  Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon 1  
  2  Flag of Alberta Red Deer 5   Gold Medal Game
      4  Flag of Ontario Ottawa 0
  Semifinals   2  Flag of Alberta Red Deer 5
  4  Flag of Ontario Ottawa 4
  1  Flag of Quebec Laval-Montréal 1   Bronze Medal Game
    3  Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon 2
    1  Flag of Quebec Laval-Montréal 3

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Ontario Matthew Hudson (Ottawa)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Quebec Massimo Carozza (Laval-Montréal)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Saskatchewan Kolten Olynek (Saskatoon)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Alberta Gabe Bast (Red Deer)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Ontario Simon Hofley (Ottawa)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Quebec Massimo Carozza (Laval-Montréal)
  • Esso Scholarship: Flag of Saskatchewan Joshua Bergen (Saskatoon)

Road to the Telus Cup[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held April 4 – 7, 2013 at the Red Ball Internet Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick[3][4]

Round Robin
Rank Team Qualification W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Nova Scotia Valley Wildcats NSMMHL 3-1-0 15 10 6
2 Flag of Prince Edward Island Cornwall Thunder NBPEIMMHL 2-1-1 15 10 5
3 Flag of New Brunswick Moncton Flyers Host 2-2-0 14 11 4
4 Flag of New Brunswick Saint John Vitos NBPEIMMHL 1-2-1 11 14 3
5 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Western Kings NLMMHL 1-3-0 9 19 2

Championship Game
Valley 4 - Cornwall 3
Valley Wildcats advance to Telus Cup

Quebec[edit | edit source]

Ligue de Hockey Midget AAA du Quebec championship series played March 28 – April 9, 2013

Best-of-7 series
Rank Team W-L GF GA
1 Flag of Quebec Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal 4-0 21 7
2 Flag of Quebec Blizzard du Séminiaire Saint-François 0-4 7 21

Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal advance to Telus Cup

Central Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held March 30 – April 5, 2013 at the Brockville Memorial Centre in Brockville, Ontario[5][6]

Round Robin
Rank Team Qualification W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Ontario Whitby Wildcats OMHA 4-1-0 24 11 8
2 Flag of Ontario Ottawa Jr. 67's OEMHL 3-1-1 17 15 7
3 Flag of Ontario Vaughan Kings GTHL 3-2-0 19 18 6
4 Flag of Ontario Sault Ste. Marie North Stars GNML 2-2-1 19 16 5
5 Flag of Ontario Upper Canada Cyclones Host 1-4-0 12 20 2
6 Flag of Ontario London Jr. Knights Alliance 1-4-0 12 23 2

Semi Finals
Whitby 4 - Sault Ste. Marie 3 OT
Ottawa 2 - Vaughan 1

Bronze Medal Game
Vaughan 7 - Sault Ste. Marie 3

Gold Medal Game
Ottawa 6 - Whitby 5 OT
Ottawa Jr. 67's advance to Telus Cup

West Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held April 4 – 7, 2013 at the Kenora Recreation Centre in Kenora, Ontario[7]

Round Robin
Rank Team Qualification W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts SMAAAHL 2-1-0 10 6 4
2 Flag of Ontario Thunder Bay Kings HNO 2-1-0 10 8 4
3 Flag of Manitoba Winnipeg Wild MMAAAHL 2-1-0 7 7 4
4 Flag of Ontario Kenora Thistles Host 0-3-0 5 11 0

Championship Game
Saskatoon 3 - Thunder Bay 0
Saskatoon Contacts advance to Telus Cup

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

Best-of-3 playoff series played April 5 – 7, 2013 at the Burnaby Winter Club in Burnaby, British Columbia.[8]

Best-of-3 series
Rank Team Qualification W-L GF GA
1 Flag of Alberta Red Deer Chiefs AMHL 2-1 10 9
2 Flag of British Columbia Vancouver North West Giants BCMML 1-2 9 10

Red Deer Chiefs advance to Telus Cup

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. News Release #114. Hockey Canada (September 12, 2011). Retrieved on December 5, 2012.
  2. Sault to host 2013 Telus Cup - Canada’s National Midget Championship. Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation (June 1, 2011). Retrieved on December 5, 2012.
  3. FIRST EIGHT TEAMS ENTER ROAD TO MONCTON. hockeyscene.com.
  4. 2013 Atlantic Regional Major Midget Championship. hockeyscene.com.
  5. CENTRAL ONTARIO MIDGET AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS.
  6. 2013 Central Region Major Midget Championship (August 30, 2012). Retrieved on December 5, 2012.
  7. Telus Cup Western Regionals. Hockey Northwestern Ontario. Retrieved on December 5, 2012.
  8. 2012-2013 BC Major Midget League Schedule. BC Hockey (September 6, 2012). Retrieved on December 5, 2012.

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