Sherbrooke Canadiens
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City: Sherbrooke, Quebec
League: American Hockey League
Operated: 1984–1990
Home Arena: Palais des Sports
Colours: Red, White and Blue
Affiliates: Montreal Canadiens
Franchise history
1969–1971: Montreal Voyageurs
1971–1984: Nova Scotia Voyageurs
1984–1990: Sherbrooke Canadiens
1990–1999: Fredericton Canadiens
1999–2002: Quebec Citadelles
2002–present: Hamilton Bulldogs
Championships
Regular Season Titles: 3: 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90
Division Championships: 3: 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90
Calder Cups: 1: 1984–85

The Sherbrooke Canadiens were a professional ice hockey team in Sherbrooke, Quebec. They played their home games at the Palais des Sports. They were a member of the American Hockey League from 1984 to 1990, and were a farm team of the Montreal Canadiens.

The team was previously the Nova Scotia Voyageurs before 1984, and subsequently moved to Fredericton, New Brunswick as the Fredericton Canadiens.

The team won the Calder Cup in 1985, beating the Baltimore Skipjacks in six games behind the goaltending of a young netminder named Patrick Roy.

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
1984–85 80 37 38 5 79 323 329 3rd, North
1985–86 80 33 38 9 75 340 341 5th, North
1986–87 80 50 28 2 102 328 257 1st, North
1987–88 80 42 33 4 1 89 316 243 3rd, North
1988–89 80 47 24 9 103 348 261 1st, North
1989–90 80 45 23 12 102 301 247 1st, North

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Season 1st round 2nd round Finals
1984–85 W, 4–2, Fredericton W, 4–1, Maine W, 4–2, Baltimore
1985–86 Out of playoffs
1986–87 W, 4–1, Nova Scotia W, 4–1, Adirondack L, 3–4, Rochester
1987–88 L, 2–4, Fredericton
1988–89 L, 2–4, New Haven
1989–90 W, 4–2, Halifax L, 2–4, Springfield


Amateur team (1928 to 1935)[edit | edit source]

The Sherbrooke Canadiens were also an intermediate team.

They won the Sherbrooke League championship from 1928-29 through 1934-35 and entered the Quebec Senior Playoffs in each year.

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