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The '''Val-d'Or Foreurs''' are a major junior team of the [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]] based in [[Val-d'Or]], [[Quebec]], [[Canada]].
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{{Hockey team | CAN_eng = 1||
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team = Val-d'Or Foreurs |
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logo = Val-d'Or Foreurs.svg |
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city = [[Val-d'Or]], [[Quebec]] |
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league = [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League|QMJHL]] |
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division = Telus |
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founded = {{Start date|1993}}–94 |
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arena = [[Centre Air Creebec]] |
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colours = Gold, green, white and black |
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coach = [[Eric Lavigne]] |
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GM = [[Eric Lavigne]] |
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|}}
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[[Image:Val-d'Or Foreurs logo 1993-2007.svg|125px|right|thumb|1993–2007 logo.]]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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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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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.
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==Team records==
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{| align=left border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" bgcolor="#ffffff" style="border: 1px #aaaaaa solid; border-collapse: collapse;"
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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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|-
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!Statistic!!Total!!Season
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|- align="center"
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|Most points||101||[[2000–01 QMJHL season|2000–01]]
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|- align="center"
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|Most wins||46||2000–01
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|- align="center"
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|Most goals for||369||2000–01
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|- align="center"
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|Least goals for||189||[[2004–05 QMJHL season|2004–05]]
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|- align="center"
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|Least goals against||221||[[2002–03 QMJHL season|2002–03]]
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|- align="center"
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|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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| align="center" bgcolor="#eeeeee" colspan=4 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | '''Individual player records for a single season'''
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|-
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!Statistic!!Player!!Total!!Season
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|- align="center"
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|Most goals||[[Simon Gamache]]||74||2000–01
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|- align="center"
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|Most assists||Simon Gamache||110||2000–01
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|- align="center"
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|Most points||Simon Gamache||184||2000–01
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|- align="center"
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|Most points, rookie||Simon Gamache||62||[[1998–99 QMJHL season|1998–99]]
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|- align="center"
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|Most points, defenseman||[[Didier Tremblay]]||74||1998–99
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|- align="center"
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|Best GAA (goalie)||[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]||2.74||[[1995–96 QMJHL season|1995–96]]
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|-
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| align="center" colspan=4 style="border-bottom:1px #aaaaaa solid;" | ''Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played''
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|}
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==NHL alumni==
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{|
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| VALIGN="TOP" |
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*[[Steve Bégin]]
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*[[Sebastien Bisaillon]]
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*[[Luc Bourdon]]
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*[[Sébastien Charpentier (ice hockey)|Sébastien Charpentier]]
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*[[Jean-Pierre Dumont]]
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| VALIGN="TOP" |
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*[[Benoît Dusablon]]
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*[[Simon Gamache]]
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*[[Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre]]
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*[[Simon Lajeunesse]]
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*[[Francis Lessard]]
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| VALIGN="TOP" |
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*[[Kristopher Letang]]
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*[[Roberto Luongo]]
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*[[Brandon Reid]]
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*[[Mathieu Roy]]
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*[[Stephane Veilleux (hockey)|Stéphane Veilleux]]
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|}
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==External links==
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* [http://www.foreurs.qc.ca/ Official Site]
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{{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 06:57, August 28, 2009

Val-d'Or Foreurs
City: Val-d'Or, Quebec
League: QMJHL
Division: Telus
Founded: 1993 (1993)–94
Home Arena: Centre Air Creebec
Colours: Gold, green, white and black
Head Coach: Eric Lavigne
General Manager: Eric Lavigne
File:Val-d'Or Foreurs logo 1993-2007.svg
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.

The team has won the 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 tournament, and lost in the 2001 finals to the Red Deer Rebels. Their home arena is the Centre Air Creebec.

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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