Four players from the team in 1961-62.

The Palestre Nationale was a junior team in Montreal, Quebec.

It was originally an organization of sports teams first organized in 1894.

The hockey team was first organized in 1958 and played in the Metropolitan Montreal Junior League. The Palestre took over the Paul Sauve Arena in 1960,

The team won the league title in 1961-62 and lost the final in the 1961-62 Quebec Junior Playoffs.

It folded in 1969 when the Montreal league merged into the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Palestre gave up control of the Paul Sauve Arena.

There was one alum who went on to the National Hockey League - Bob Champoux.

Players in the picture:

Front row from left: goaltender André Gagnon (?), center Jean-Pierre Malette, winger Ghyslain Delage.

Second row: forward Robert Boucher (?)

Season-by-Season Records[edit | edit source]

Metropolitan Montreal Junior League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1958-59 32 9 19 4 22 - - 5th East out of playoffs
1959-60 32 15 15 2 32 - - 6th Lost Quarter Final
1960-61 42 21 16 5 47 - - 4th Lost Semi Final
1961-62 42 26 12 4 56 - - 2nd Won Final, Lost Quebec Final
1962-63 42 30 10 2 62 210 131 1st Lost Semi Final
1963-64 44 17 23 4 38 - - 2nd East Lost Quarter Final
1964-65 52 25 25 2 52 177 147 2nd Lost Quarter Final
1965-66 39 18 18 3 39 - - 3rd Lost Semi Final
1966-67 - - - - - - - - Lost Final
1967-68 - - - - - - - - Lost Quarter Final
1968-69 48 27 21 0 54 - - 3rd Lost Semi Final
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