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This is the 2019-20 Quebec Junior Hockey League season. This was the league's 32nd season overall and 6th season under this name. The league was previously known as the Quebec Provincial Junior Hockey League from 1988-1998 and as the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League from 1998-2014.

Suspending of PlayEdit

The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Thursday that effective Friday, March 13, all games and hockey-related activity involving its member clubs have been cancelled, until further notice, due to the continued threat of the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic as well as potential exposure and contamination of its players, team staff members, on and off-ice officials, volunteers and fans.[1]

Membership changesEdit

The TeamsEdit

Team Centre Arena
Chambly Forts Chambly Centre Sportif Robert-Lebel
Cote-du-Sud Everest Montmagny Montmagny Arena
Gatineau Flames Gatineau Aréna de Buckingham
Granby Inouk Granby

Centre sportif Léonard-Grondin

Longueuil Collège Français Longueuil Colisée Jean Béliveau
Montreal-Est Rangers Montréal-Est Centre récréatif Édouard Rivet
Princeville Titans Princeville Center Paul-de-la-Sablonnière
St-Gabriel-de-Brandon Predateurs St-Gabriel de Brandon Familiprix Saint Gabriel Arena
St-Jérôme Panthers Saint-Jérôme Aréna Melançon
Terrebonne Cobras Terrebonne Complexe sportif de Terrebonne
Valleyfield Braves Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Arena Salaberry
West Island Shamrocks Pierrefonds Sportsplexe Pierrefonds

StandingsEdit

Division 91.9 SportsEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Longueuil College-Francais 48 37 9 1 1 255 111 76
Princeville Titans 48 32 8 2 6 283 213 72
Cote-du-Sud Everest 48 28 18 2 0 215 182 58
Granby Inouk 48 19 26 3 0 209 248 41
Chambly Forts 48 19 27 2 0 185 247 39
St-Gabriel-de-Brandon Predateurs 48 10 36 1 1 160 285 22

Division TreviEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Valleyfield Braves 48 36 9 2 1 231 134 75
St-Jerome Panthers 48 33 13 1 1 233 144 68
Terrebonne Cobras 48 32 13 1 2 247 163 67
Montreal-Est Rangers 48 17 28 1 2 173 236 37
West Island Shamrocks 48 13 32 2 1 160 282 29
Gatineau Flames 48 12 34 2 0 154 260 26

Note: Longueuil College was required to forfeit three games in December and January

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NAPA Cup PlayoffsEdit

The NAPA Cup playoffs will be held after the completion of the regular season with

The playoff champion (or runner-up if the Saint-Jérôme Panthers win the league playoffs) will advance to the 2020 Fred Page Cup which will be held in Saint-Jerome, Quebec hosted by the Saint-Jérôme Panthers of the Quebec Junior Hockey League. The winner of that tournament advances to the 2020 Centennial Cup being held at Stride Place in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba hosted by the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

FormatEdit

The top twelve teams qualify. Each team plays six games in a crossover round robin weighted to favor the higher seeded teams. The top six teams from the regular season made up one pool and teams seven through twelve make up the other pool. Each team plays the teams in the other pool once. The top eight teams advance to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinal, semifinal and final rounds are best-of-seven series.

Only one game of the league playoffs were played before the playoffs were cancelled. The St. Jerome Panthers defeated the Terrebonne Cobras 3-2 in overtime.


ReferencesEdit

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