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Les Pétroliers du Nord
Logo petroliers
City Laval, Quebec
League Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey
Founded 2018
Home arena Colisee de Laval
Colors Red, Black, and White
Franchise history
2018-2018 Berlin BlackJacks
2018-present Les Pétroliers du Nord
The Les Pétroliers du Nord are a men's hockey team originally planned to be based out of the Notre Dame Arena in Berlin, New Hampshire. The team was added as a member of the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey for the 2018-19 season. The team was to called the Berlin BlackJacks and were based out of the Notre Dame Arena.[1]  On November 21, 2018 the team was taken over by the league after suffering from poor attendance.  On December 4, 2018 the league announced it found an operator to take over the team and that they would be relocated to Saint-Jerome and play out of Aréna régional de la Rivière-du Nord.

A February 23rd game was marred by an incident where a crowd in St Jerome had become threatening to Jonathan Diaby, a player with the Jonquière Marquis, and his family. Racial slurs and anti-immigrant comments were made to Diaby's father, sister, and girlfriend. Diaby was a third round draft choice of the Nashville Predators in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.[2][3]

On June 21, 2019 it was announced that the Petroliers were notified that their lease was not being renewed at the Aréna régional de la Rivière-du Nord in St Jerome and that the team would be relocating to Colisée de Laval in Lavalfor the 2019-20 which was approved by the league's board of governors in an emergency meeting. The league approved the moved in an attempt to keep the league at six teams for the 2019-20 season.[4]


Yearly ResultsEdit

Season GP W L OL SL Pts GA GA Standing Playoffs
2018-1936122301251141476thLost Quarterfinals
2019-2036211032471651512ndPlayoffs suspended prior to starting


Berlin BlackJacks

Berlin Blackjacks 2

tentative preliminary logo

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