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{{Infobox hockey team
team = Val-d'Or Foreurs |
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| team = Val-d'Or Foreurs
logo =
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| colour = #005837
city = [[Val-d'Or]], [[Quebec]] |
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| colour text = wheat
league = [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League|QMJHL]] |
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| logo = [[File:Val-d'Or_Foreurs_logo_1993-2007.png|thumb]]
division = Telus |
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| city = [[Val-d'Or]], [[Quebec]]
founded = {{Start date|1993}}–94 |
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| league = [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]]
arena = [[Centre Air Creebec]] |
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| conference = Telus
colours = Gold, green, white and black |
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| division = Telus West
coach = [[Eric Lavigne]] |
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| founded = 1993
GM = [[Eric Lavigne]] |
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| arena = [[Centre Air Creebec]]
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| colours = Green, gold, white and black <br /> {{Color box|#005837}} {{Color box|wheat}} {{Color box|#FFFFFF}} {{Color box|#000000}}
The '''Val-d'Or Foreurs''' are a junior ice hockey team based in [[Val-d'Or]], [[Quebec]], [[Canada]]. The team was founded for the 1993–94 season of the [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]], a member of the [[Canadian Hockey League]]. Former [[Quebec Nordiques]] and [[Trois-Rivières Draveurs]] star, [[Pierre Aubry]] was the team's first coach.
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| GM = [[Alexandre Rouleau]]
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| coach = [[Mario Durocher]]
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| website = [http://www.foreurs.qc.ca/ www.foreurs.qc.ca]
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}}
   
The team has won the [[President's Cup (QMJHL)|President's Cup]] twice, in 1997–98 and in 2000–01. They have also been in the [[Memorial Cup]] twice. They lost in the round robin in the [[1998 Memorial Cup|1998 tournament]], and lost in the [[2001 Memorial Cup|2001]] finals to the [[Red Deer Rebels]]. Their home arena is the [[Centre Air Creebec]].
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The '''Val-d'Or Foreurs''' are a [[junior ice hockey]] team based in [[Val-d'Or]], in the region of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, [[Quebec]], [[Canada]]. The team was founded for the 1993–94 season of the [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]], a member of the [[Canadian Hockey League]]. Former [[Quebec Nordiques]] and [[Trois-Rivières Draveurs]] star, [[Pierre Aubry]] was the team's first coach. The literal translation of "'''Val-d'Or Foreurs'''" is "Valley of Gold Drillers"; this name references the drilling operations associated with mining and exploration which are a major source of blue-collar work in the area. The Foreurs play their home games in the [[Centre Air Creebec]].
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The Foreurs have won the [[President's Cup (QMJHL)|President's Cup]] three times: in 1997–98, 2000–01 and 2013–14 and consequently have also played for the [[Memorial Cup]] each of those years. The team was eliminated in [[1998 Memorial Cup|1998 tournament]] without advancing from the [[round robin tournament|round robin]] phase, lost in the [[2001 Memorial Cup|2001]] championship game to the [[Red Deer Rebels]] and in the [[2014 Memorial Cup|2014]] tournament, lost the semi-final in [[Overtime (ice hockey)|triple overtime]] to the [[Edmonton Oil Kings]] .
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==Rivalry==
   
 
In 1996, the [[Rouyn-Noranda Huskies]] began play, giving the Foreurs a natural geographical rival in north-western Quebec. [[Rouyn-Noranda]] lies approximately 100 kilometres to the west of Val d'Or. Games between the two teams are a major event in the region and draw much larger than average crowds.
 
In 1996, the [[Rouyn-Noranda Huskies]] began play, giving the Foreurs a natural geographical rival in north-western Quebec. [[Rouyn-Noranda]] lies approximately 100 kilometres to the west of Val d'Or. Games between the two teams are a major event in the region and draw much larger than average crowds.
   
 
==Team records==
 
==Team records==
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| align="center" bgcolor="#eeeeee" colspan=3 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | '''Team records for a single season'''
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center;"
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!colspan=3| Team records for a single season
 
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!Statistic!!Total!!Season
 
!Statistic!!Total!!Season
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|Most points||101||[[2000–01 QMJHL season|2000–01]]
 
|Most points||101||[[2000–01 QMJHL season|2000–01]]
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|Most wins||46||2000–01
 
|Most wins||46||2000–01
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|Most goals for||369||2000–01
 
|Most goals for||369||2000–01
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|Least goals for||189||[[2004–05 QMJHL season|2004–05]]
 
|Least goals for||189||[[2004–05 QMJHL season|2004–05]]
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|-
 
|Least goals against||221||[[2002–03 QMJHL season|2002–03]]
 
|Least goals against||221||[[2002–03 QMJHL season|2002–03]]
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|Most goals against||397||[[1993–94 QMJHL season|1993–94]]
 
|Most goals against||397||[[1993–94 QMJHL season|1993–94]]
 
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|}
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{| align=right border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="border: 1px #aaaaaa solid; border-collapse: collapse;"
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{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center"
| align="center" bgcolor="#eeeeee" colspan=4 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | '''Individual player records for a single season'''
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!colspan=4|Individual player records for a single season
 
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!Statistic!!Player!!Total!!Season
 
!Statistic!!Player!!Total!!Season
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|Most goals||[[Simon Gamache]]||74||2000–01
 
|Most goals||[[Simon Gamache]]||74||2000–01
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|Most assists||Simon Gamache||110||2000–01
 
|Most assists||Simon Gamache||110||2000–01
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|Most points||Simon Gamache||184||2000–01
 
|Most points||Simon Gamache||184||2000–01
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|Most points, rookie||Simon Gamache||62||[[1998–99 QMJHL season|1998–99]]
 
|Most points, rookie||Simon Gamache||62||[[1998–99 QMJHL season|1998–99]]
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|Most points, defenseman||[[Didier Tremblay]]||74||1998–99
 
|Most points, defenseman||[[Didier Tremblay]]||74||1998–99
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|Best GAA (goalie)||[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]||2.74||[[1995–96 QMJHL season|1995–96]]
 
|Best GAA (goalie)||[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]||2.74||[[1995–96 QMJHL season|1995–96]]
 
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| align="center" colspan=4 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | ''Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played''
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| colspan=4 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | ''Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played''
 
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==NHL alumni==
 
==NHL alumni==
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| VALIGN="TOP" |
 
 
*[[Steve Bégin]]
 
*[[Steve Bégin]]
*[[Sebastien Bisaillon]]
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*[[Sébastien Bisaillon]]
 
*[[Luc Bourdon]]
 
*[[Luc Bourdon]]
 
*[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]
 
*[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]
 
*[[Jean-Pierre Dumont]]
 
*[[Jean-Pierre Dumont]]
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*[[Benoit Dusablon]]
*[[Benoît Dusablon]]
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*[[Simon Gamache]]
*[[Simon Gamache]]
 
 
*[[Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre]]
 
*[[Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre]]
 
*[[Simon Lajeunesse]]
 
*[[Simon Lajeunesse]]
 
*[[Francis Lessard]]
 
*[[Francis Lessard]]
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*[[Kristopher Letang]]
 
*[[Kristopher Letang]]
 
*[[Roberto Luongo]]
 
*[[Roberto Luongo]]
 
*[[Brandon Reid]]
 
*[[Brandon Reid]]
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*[[Maxime Sauvé]]
 
*[[Mathieu Roy]]
 
*[[Mathieu Roy]]
*[[Stephane Veilleux (hockey)|Stéphane Veilleux]]
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*[[Stéphane Veilleux (ice hockey)|Stéphane Veilleux]]
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*[[Brad Marchand]]
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*[[Jerome Samson]]
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*[[Marco Scandella]]
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{{colend}}
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.foreurs.qc.ca/ Official Site]
 
* [http://www.foreurs.qc.ca/ Official Site]
   
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{{QMJHL}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
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[[Category:Canadian ice hockey teams]]
 
[[Category:Canadian ice hockey teams]]
 
[[Category:Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team]]
 
[[Category:Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team]]

Revision as of 19:36, July 7, 2015

Val-d'Or Foreurs
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Val-d&#039;Or Foreurs logo 1993-2007
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City Val-d'Or, Quebec
League Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Conference Telus
Division Telus West
Founded 1993
Home arena Centre Air Creebec
Colors Green, gold, white and black
                   
General manager Alexandre Rouleau
Head coach Mario Durocher

Website
www.foreurs.qc.ca


The Val-d'Or Foreurs are a junior ice hockey team based in Val-d'Or, in the region of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, Canada. The team was founded for the 1993–94 season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, a member of the Canadian Hockey League. Former Quebec Nordiques and Trois-Rivières Draveurs star, Pierre Aubry was the team's first coach. The literal translation of "Val-d'Or Foreurs" is "Valley of Gold Drillers"; this name references the drilling operations associated with mining and exploration which are a major source of blue-collar work in the area. The Foreurs play their home games in the Centre Air Creebec.

The Foreurs have won the President's Cup three times: in 1997–98, 2000–01 and 2013–14 and consequently have also played for the Memorial Cup each of those years. The team was eliminated in 1998 tournament without advancing from the round robin phase, lost in the 2001 championship game to the Red Deer Rebels and in the 2014 tournament, lost the semi-final in triple overtime to the Edmonton Oil Kings .

Rivalry

In 1996, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies began play, giving the Foreurs a natural geographical rival in north-western Quebec. Rouyn-Noranda lies approximately 100 kilometres to the west of Val d'Or. Games between the two teams are a major event in the region and draw much larger than average crowds.

Team records

Team records for a single season
StatisticTotalSeason
Most points1012000–01
Most wins462000–01
Most goals for3692000–01
Least goals for1892004–05
Least goals against2212002–03
Most goals against3971993–94

Individual player records for a single season
StatisticPlayerTotalSeason
Most goalsSimon Gamache742000–01
Most assistsSimon Gamache1102000–01
Most pointsSimon Gamache1842000–01
Most points, rookieSimon Gamache621998–99
Most points, defensemanDidier Tremblay741998–99
Best GAA (goalie)Sébastien Charpentier2.741995–96
Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played

NHL alumni

External links

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