Montreal Rocket

Montreal Rocket
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City: Montreal, Quebec
League: Q.M.J.H.L.
Operated: 1999 to 2003
Home Arena: Maurice Richard Arena
Colours: Maroon, Navy Blue, Silver, White
Franchise history
1999–2003: Montreal Rocket
2003–2013: P.E.I. Rocket
2013-present: Charlottetown Islanders

The Montreal Rocket were a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for four seasons from 1999 to 2003, based out of Montreal, Quebec. The team was named in honor of Montreal Canadiens great Maurice "Rocket" Richard. The smoke from the rocket in the logo forms the number 9, which was Maurice Richard's jersey number.

The team played its home games at both the Maurice Richard Arena and the Bell Centre. In 2003, the team relocated to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to become the P.E.I. Rocket.

Season-by-Season Records

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (West Division - Lebel)

Season Games Won Lost Tied OT Losses Points Goals
Standing Playoffs
1999-00 72 29 32 6 5 69 276 313 3rd Lost First Round
2000-01 72 24 35 7 6 61 249 310 4th out of playoffs
2001-02 72 23 39 8 2 56 198 243 4th Lost First Round
2002-03 72 32 27 5 8 77 256 261 3rd Lost First Round

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