1975–76 QMJHL season

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The 1975–76 QMJHL season was the seventh season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The league inaugurates the Emile Bouchard Trophy to be awarded to the "Defenceman of the Year." Ten teams played 72 games each in the schedule.

The Sherbrooke Castors finished first overall in the regular season to capture the Jean Rougeau Trophy but were defeated by the Quebec Remparts in the playoff finals. It was the fifth President's Cup in seven years for Québec.

Team changes[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Quebec Remparts 72 39 25 8 86 326 288
Trois-Rivières Draveurs 72 36 31 5 77 390 346
Chicoutimi Saguenéens 72 29 31 12 70 353 372
Sorel Éperviers 72 27 34 11 65 302 377
Shawinigan Dynamos 72 9 59 4 22 254 554
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Sherbrooke Castors 72 51 12 9 111 514 276
Cornwall Royals 72 39 24 9 87 349 270
Montreal Juniors 72 36 29 7 79 328 289
Hull Festivals 72 30 35 7 67 312 318
Laval National 72 25 41 6 56 310 358

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Richard Dalpe Trois-Rivières Draveurs 73 67 93 160 30
Sylvain Locas Chicoutimi Saguenéens 72 80 80 160 95
Peter Marsh Sherbrooke Castors 70 75 81 156 103
Mike Bossy Laval National 64 79 57 136 25
Glen Sharpley Hull Festivals 69 60 74 134 99
Fern LeBlanc Sherbrooke Castors 71 63 71 134 31
Bobby Simpson Sherbrooke Castors 68 56 77 133 126
Norm Dupont Montreal Juniors 70 69 63 132 8
Pierre Brassard Cornwall Royals 72 68 62 130 93
Richard David Trois-Rivières Draveurs 73 53 68 121 79

Playoffs[edit]

Denis Turcotte was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 26 points (9 goals, 17 assists).

Quarterfinals
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Hull Festivals 4 games to 2.
  • Cornwall Royals defeated Montreal Juniors 4 games to 2.
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Sorel Éperviers 4 games to 1.
  • Trois-Rivières Draveurs defeated Chicoutimi Saguenéens 4 games to 1.
Semifinals
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Trois-Rivières Draveurs 4 games to 1.
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Cornwall Royals 4 games to 0.
Finals
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Sherbrooke Castors 4 games to 2.

All-star teams[edit]

East division 1st team
West division 1st team

Trophies and awards[edit]

Team
Player

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1974–75 QMJHL season
QMJHL seasons Succeeded by
1976–77 QMJHL season