1998–99 QMJHL season
The 1998–99 QMJHL season was the 30th season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The league continued its trend of teams relocating into the Atlantic Canada market, when Laval moved to Bathurst, New Brunswick. Fifteen teams played 70 games each in the schedule. The Quebec Remparts repeated as first overall in the regular season winning their second consecutive Jean Rougeau Trophy. The Acadie-Bathurst Titan won the President's Cup, defeating the Hull Olympiques in the finals.
- Laval Titan Collège Français relocated to Bathurst, New Brunswick, becoming the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, and switched to the Dilio Division.
- The Sherbrooke Faucons are renamed the Sherbrooke Castors, reviving a historic franchise name.
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against
|Cape Breton Screaming Eagles||70||22||44||4||48||226||272|
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes
|Mike Ribeiro||Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||69||67||100||167||137|
|James Desmarais||Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||66||62||73||135||127|
|Jerome Tremblay||Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||69||38||94||132||36|
|Brad Richards||Rimouski Océanic||59||39||92||131||55|
|Ladislav Nagy||Halifax Mooseheads||63||71||55||126||148|
|Simon Gagne||Quebec Remparts||61||50||70||120||42|
|Benoit Dusablon||Val-d'Or Foreurs||67||42||74||116||63|
|Patrick Grandmaitre||Victoriaville Tigres||70||37||78||115||139|
|Mathieu Benoit||Chicoutimi / Acadie-Bathurst||68||62||47||109||34|
|Eric Chouinard||Quebec Remparts||62||50||59||109||56|
Mathieu Benoit was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 41 points (20 goals, 21 assists).
- Division quarterfinals
Byes earned by: Quebec Remparts, Halifax Mooseheads, Shawinigan Cataractes, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 games to 1.
- Rimouski Océanic defeated Moncton Wildcats 4 games to 0.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Victoriaville Tigres 4 games to 2.
- Sherbrooke Castors defeated Val-d'Or Foreurs 4 games to 2.
- Division semifinals
- Quebec Remparts defeated Rimouski Océanic 4 games to 3.
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Halifax Mooseheads 4 games to 1.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Shawinigan Cataractes 4 games to 2.
- Rouyn-Noranda Huskies defeated Sherbrooke Castors 4 games to 3.
- Division finals
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Quebec Remparts 4 games to 2.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 games to 0.
- League finals
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Hull Olympiques 4 games to 3.
- First team
- Goalkeeper - Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- Left defence - Jiri Fischer, Hull Olympiques
- Right defence - Jonathan Girard, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Left winger - Jerome Tremblay, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Centreman - Mike Ribeiro, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Right winger - James Desmarais, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Coach - Guy Chouinard, Quebec Remparts
- Second team
- Goalkeeper - Maxime Ouellet, Quebec Remparts
- Left defence - Simon Tremblay, Quebec Remparts
- Right defence - Dmitri Tolkunov, Quebec Remparts
- Left winger - David Thibeault, Victoriaville Tigres
- Centreman - Simon Gagne, Quebec Remparts
- Right winger - Mathieu Benoit, Chicoutimi Saguenéens / Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Coach - Denis Francoeur, Shawinigan Cataractes
- Rookie team
- Goalkeeper - Alexei Volkov, Halifax Mooseheads
- Left defence - Andrew Carver, Hull Olympiques
- Right defence - Dimitri Kalinin, Moncton Wildcats
- Left winger - Juraj Kolnik, Quebec Remparts / Rimouski Océanic
- Centreman - Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Right winger - Guillaume Lamoureux, Val-d'Or Foreurs
- Coach - Bruce Campbell, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
- List of First/Second/Rookie team all-stars.
Trophies and awards
- President's Cup - Playoff Champions, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Jean Rougeau Trophy - Regular Season Champions, Quebec Remparts
- Robert Lebel Trophy - Team with best GAA, Halifax Mooseheads
- Michel Brière Memorial Trophy - Most Valuable Player, Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- Jean Béliveau Trophy - Top Scorer, Mike Ribeiro, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Guy Lafleur Trophy - Playoff MVP, Mathieu Benoit, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Telus Cup – Offensive - Offensive Player of the Year, James Desmarais, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Telus Cup – Defensive - Defensive Player of the Year, Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- AutoPro Plaque - Best plus/minus total, Simon Tremblay, Quebec Remparts
- Philips Plaque - Best faceoff percentage, Eric Demers, Moncton Wildcats
- Jacques Plante Memorial Trophy - Best GAA, Maxime Ouellet, Quebec Remparts
- Emile Bouchard Trophy - Defenceman of the Year, Jiri Fischer, Hull Olympiques
- Mike Bossy Trophy - Best Pro Prospect, Maxime Ouellet, Quebec Remparts
- RDS Cup - Rookie of the Year, Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Michel Bergeron Trophy - Offensive Rookie of the Year, Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Raymond Lagacé Trophy - Defensive Rookie of the Year, Alexei Volkov, Halifax Mooseheads
- Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy - Most sportsmanlike player, Eric Chouinard, Quebec Remparts
- QMJHL Humanitarian of the Year - Humanitarian of the Year, Philippe Sauve, Rimouski Océanic
- Marcel Robert Trophy - Best Scholastic Player, Christian Robichaud, Victoriaville Tigres
- Paul Dumont Trophy - Personality of the Year, Simon Gagne, Quebec Remparts
- Ron Lapointe Trophy - Coach of the Year, Guy Chouinard, Quebec Remparts
- John Horman Trophy - Executive of the Year, Charles Henry, Hull Olympiques
- St-Clair Group Plaque - Marketing Director of the Year, Matt McKnight, Halifax Mooseheads
1997–98 QMJHL season
|QMJHL seasons||Succeeded by
1999–2000 QMJHL season