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This is the 2019-20 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season. This is the league's 51st season.

Pausing of SeasonEdit

The Canadian Hockey League and its' three member leagues announced the following on March 12th:

"The Canadian Hockey League and its three regional leagues, the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and Western Hockey League, take the health and safety of our players, fans, volunteers, staff, and general public very seriously. CHL President Dan MacKenzie with Commissioners David Branch, Gilles Courteau, and Ron Robison have been monitoring the situation in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) including what local, provincial, and federal health agencies have recommended. Following consultation with medical professionals and meetings today among the CHL Executive Council, and regional league Board of Governors, the CHL announces that the balance of the 2019-20 season and all hockey activity shall be paused immediately until further notice."[1]

On March 17th the league would cancel the balance of the regular season.[2]


Cancelling of President's Cup playoffs and the Memorial CupEdit

The balance of play at the major junior level would be cancelled on March 23rd.[3] This would include the three CHL leagues playoffs and the 2020 Memorial Cup.

Franchise changesEdit

Member teamsEdit

DivisionTeamCityArenaCapacity
West Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Boisbriand, Quebec Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau 3,269
Gatineau Olympiques Gatineau, Quebec Centre Robert Guertin 3,196
Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec Aréna Iamgold 2,993
Val-d'Or Foreurs Val-d'Or, Quebec Centre Air Creebec 2,398
Central Drummondville Voltigeurs Drummondville, Quebec Centre Marcel Dionne 2,889
Shawinigan Cataractes Shawinigan, Quebec Centre Gervais Auto 4,350
Sherbrooke Phoenix Sherbrooke, Quebec Palais des Sports 3,718
Victoriaville Tigres Victoriaville, Quebec Colisée Desjardins 2,753
East Baie-Comeau Drakkar Baie-Comeau, Quebec Centre Henry-Leonard 2,779
Chicoutimi Saguenéens Saguenay, Quebec Centre Georges-Vézina 3,759
Quebec Remparts Quebec City, Quebec Videotron Centre 18,482
Rimouski Océanic Rimouski, Quebec Colisée Financière Sun Life 4,415
Maritimes Acadie–Bathurst Titan Bathurst, New Brunswick K.C. Irving Regional Centre 3,162
Cape Breton Eagles Sydney, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), Nova Scotia Centre 200 5,010
Charlottetown Islanders Charlottetown, P.E.I. Eastlink Centre 3,718
Halifax Mooseheads Halifax, Nova Scotia Scotiabank Centre 10,595
Moncton Wildcats Moncton, New Brunswick Avenir Centre 10,000
Saint John Sea Dogs Saint John, New Brunswick TD Station 6,297

StandingsEdit

West DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 63 32 27 2 2 212 219 68
Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 63 29 30 2 2 180 209 62
Val D'Or Foreurs 63 26 30 5 2 207 247 59
Gatineau Olympiques 64 22 37 5 0 204 247 49

Central DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Sherbrooke Phoenix 63 51 8 3 1 290 164 106
Drummondville Voltigeurs 63 36 25 2 0 232 221 74
Victoriaville Tigres 63 26 28 5 4 190 201 61
Shawinigan Cataractes 63 29 32 2 0 227 245 60

East DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Rimouski Oceanic 63 45 12 5 1 256 182 96
Chicoutimi Sagueneens 64 38 18 4 4 252 176 84
Quebec Remparts 64 27 32 4 1 202 245 59
Baie-Comeau Drakkar 64 24 29 7 4 196 240 59

Telus Maritimes DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Moncton Wildcats 64 50 13 1 0 276 148 101
Cape Breton Eagles 63 40 20 2 1 269 194 83
Charlottetown Islanders 64 33 26 5 0 197 205 71
Saint John Sea Dogs 64 30 33 1 0 226 280 61
Halifax Mooseheads 63 20 38 3 2 170 263 45
Acadie-Bathurst Titan 64 12 40 8 4 171 279 36

2020 President's Cup PlayoffsEdit

FormatEdit

The top 16 teams qualify for the playoffs. The three division winners are seeded 1, 2, and 3 based on record. The balance of the teams are seeded 4 to 16 regardless of division. Teams are re-seeded after each round. All series are best-of-seven.

The President's Cup champion advances to the 2020 Memorial Cup being held at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia from May 22 to 31, 2020 hosted by the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League.

ReferencesEdit

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