P.E.I. Rocket
PEI Rocket
City: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
League: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Conference: Eastern
Division: Atlantic
Founded: 2003 (2003)–04
Home Arena: Charlottetown Civic Centre
Colours: Red, white, blue and silver
Head Coach: Flag of Canada Eric Lavigne
General Manager: Flag of Canada Kent Hudson
Franchise history
[1999–00 QMJHL season: Montreal Rocket
2003–2013: P.E.I. Rocket
2013-present: Charlottetown Islanders

The P.E.I. Rocket were a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The franchise was granted in 1999, however the Rocket were originally located in Montreal, Quebec and called the Montreal Rocket. In 2003 they were relocated to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. They were named after the legendary Maurice Richard (known as the Rocket) of the Montreal Canadiens, and their team crest depicted of his number, 9. The Rocket played at the Charlottetown Civic Centre. NHL alumni of the team include Maxim Lapierre, Ryane Clowe, and Pascal Leclaire.

Yearly resultsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Legend: OTL = Overtime loss, SL = Shootout loss

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL SL Points Pct % Goals
2003–0470401956-910.607251189 3rd Atlantic
2004–0570243970-550.393198260 4th Atlantic
2005–06702538-43570.373221304 7th East
2006–07703628-26800.514278250 4th East
2007–08703036-22640.425243287 7th East
2008–09682632-55620.382229243 6th Atlantic
2009-101053-02120.5003332 Tied 3rd Atlantic


  • 2003–04 - Defeated Québec Remparts 4 games to 1 in first round.
    Lost to Moncton Wildcats 4 games to 2 in quarter-finals.
  • 2004–05 - Out of Playoffs.
  • 2005–06 - Lost to Acadie-Bathurst Titan 4 games to 2 in first round.
  • 2006–07 - Lost to Acadie-Bathurst Titan 4 games to 3 in first round.
  • 2007–08 - Lost to Saint John Sea Dogs 4 games to 0 in the first round.
  • 2008–09 - Lost to Moncton Wildcats 4 games to 1 in the first round.

Team recordsEdit

Team records for a single season
Most points912003-04
Most wins402003-04
Most goals for2782006-07
Least goals for1982004–05
Least goals against1892003–04
Most goals against3042005-06
Individual player records for a single season
Most goalsDavid Laliberte502006–07
Most assistsSlava Trukhno682005–06
Most pointsDavid Laliberte982006–07
Most Points, rookieSlava Trukhno592004–05
Most points, defencemanMarc-Andre Gragnani712005–06
Most Penelty MinutesHugo Lehoux3002001-02
Best GAA (goalie)Ryan Mior2.492003–04
Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played

Team Records for a single game
Most goals for (In a game)12SNB 2 @ PEI 12
Most goals against (In a game)13PEI 4 @ MON 13
Most points (player)6Joel Champagne
Most goals (Player)4Brenden Morrison
Most assists6two times

Team captainsEdit

Team Goalies (in order of earliest game played that year)Edit

Retired numbersEdit

NHL alumniEdit

Ryan Clowe

Maxim Lapierre

Pascal Leclaire

Marc-Andre Gragnani

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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