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History[edit | edit source]

The Quebec Citadelles were a junior, then a minor professional team.

The junior team started play in the Junior Amateur Hockey Association in 1947-48. and then continued on under its new name the Quebec Junior Hockey League until 1953.

The Citadelles won the league title in 1950-51.

In 1952-53 the Quebec Amateur Hockey Association (QAHA) was suspended by the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA). In the league final, the Citadelles forfeited the series over a dispute about their coach and his tactics, The Citadelles then jumped to the CAHA Memorial Cup playoffs, where they lost in the 1952-53 Eastern Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs. Citadelles players celebrating circa 1953 Partly as a result of this dispute, the Citadelles jumped to the Ontario Hockey Association in 1953-54 but they folded in December and amalgamated with the Quebec Frontenacs.

The team was resurrected in 1960 in the Provincial Junior League. They made it to the Memorial Cup playoffs in 1962 because of their first place finiah in the league. They lost the league playoff final later that season.

In 1964-65 the team's name was changed to the Quebec Junior Aces.


An American Hockey League team was started in 1999. It was a Montreal Canadiens farm team, This team lasted for only three seasons before the Canadiens moved the team to Hamilton.


There was also a junior B team under this name. They won the Quebec titles in 1949-50, 1950-51, and 1951-52.



Season-by-season results[edit | edit source]

Junior Amateur Hockey Association (1947-49)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1947-48 31 19 11 1 39 143 93 2nd South Lost Semi Final
1948-49 47 25 20 2 52 - - 2nd South Lost Final



Quebec Junior Hockey League (1949-53)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1949-50 36 23 12 1 47 - 3rd Lost Final
1950-51 46 33 13 0 66 265 136 1st Won Final, Lost East Final
1951-52 50 30 20 0 60 240 162 2nd Lost Final
1952-53 48 30 15 3 63 187 152 2nd Lost Final, Lost East Final


Ontario Hockey Association (1953-54)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1953-54 26 8 17 1 17 69 107 - Disbanded Dec. 15,1953


Provincial Junior League (1960-64)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1960-61 38 22 16 0 44 173 153 3rd Lost Semi Final
1961-62 50 43 6 1 87 291 143 1st Lost Final, Won Quebec Final, Lost East Final
1962-63 49 40 9 0 80 352 192 1st Lost Final
1963-64 36 16 19 1 33 - - 2nd Lost Semi Final





American Hockey League (1999-2002)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Playoffs
1999–00 80 37 34 5 4 83 227 238 1st, Atlantic Lost 1st Round
2000–01 80 41 32 3 4 89 264 252 2nd, Canadian Lost 2nd Round
2001–02 80 35 27 15 3 88 257 254 1st, Canadian Lost 1st Round
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