2009 Royal Bank Cup

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2009 Royal Bank Cup
Tournament details
Dates May 2, 2009 – May 10, 2009
Teams 5
Venue(s) Bear Mountain Arena in Victoria, British Columbia
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg British Columbia Vernon Vipers (5th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Saskatchewan Humboldt Broncos
Tournament statistics
Matches played 13
Scoring leader(s) Mike Collins (10 pts.) (Vernon)
MVP Kyle Bigos (Vernon)
2008
2010

The 2009 Royal Bank Cup is the 39th Junior "A" 2009 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior Hockey League. 2009 marked the 14th year the Royal Bank Cup has been awarded and the 39th year of modern Junior "A" hockey.

The Royal Bank Cup was competed for by the winners of the Doyle Cup, Anavet Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, the Fred Page Cup and the host city, the Victoria Grizzlies of the British Columbia Hockey League.

The tournament was hosted by the Victoria Grizzlies and run from May 2 to May 10 of 2009 with games played at the Bear Mountain Arena in Victoria, British Columbia.

The Vernon Vipers won the 2009 Royal Bank Cup with a 2-0 win over the Humboldt Broncos.

Teams[edit]

Regular Season: 43 wins, 13 losses, 1 ties, 3 overtime losses
Playoffs: Defeated Cowichan Valley Capitals 4-3, Lost to Powell River Kings 3-4
Regular Season: 45 wins, 8 losses, 1 overtime loss, 2 shootout losses
Playoffs: Defeated Battlefords North Stars 4-2, Defeated Flin Flon Bombers 4-0, Defeated Melville Millionaires 4-1, Defeated Portage Terriers (MJHL) 4-3
Regular Season: 36 wins, 9 losses, 1 overtime loss, 3 shootout losses
Playoffs: Defeated Pickering Panthers 3-1, Defeated Ajax Attack 4-0, Defeated Peterborough Stars 4-2, Defeated Huntsville Otters 4-1, Defeated Oakville Blades 4-2, Won Dudley Hewitt Cup (3-1)
Regular Season: 39 wins, 13 losses, 2 shootout losses
Playoffs: Defeated Dieppe Commandos 4-0, Defeated Miramichi Timberwolves 4-0, Defeated Truro Bearcats 4-1, Won Fred Page Cup (4-1)
Regular Season: 42 wins, 14 losses, 1 tie, 3 overtime losses
Playoffs: Defeated Penticton Vees 4-1, Defeated Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-2, Defeated Powell River Kings 4-2, Defeated Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL) 4-0

Tournament[edit]

Round Robin[edit]

Rank Team League Ticket W–L GF GA
1 x-Vernon Vipers BCHL Doyle Cup 4–0 24 12
2 x-Humboldt Broncos SJHL Anavet Cup 2–2 8 15
3 x-Victoria Grizzlies BCHL Host 2–2 16 10
4 x-Kingston Voyageurs OJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 1–3 14 23
5 Summerside Western Capitals MJAHL Fred Page Cup 1–3 15 17

(x-) denotes Semi-final berth.

Results[edit]

Game Home Team Score Away Team Score Notes
Saturday, May 2, 2009
1 Victoria Grizzlies 1 Humboldt Broncos 2 Final - Shots: 35-34 Hum
Sunday, May 3, 2009
2 Summerside Western Capitals 2 Vernon Vipers 4 Final - Shots: 38-21 Ver
3 Kingston Voyageurs 0 Victoria Grizzlies 5 Final - Shots: 40-21 Vic
Monday, May 4, 2009
4 Summerside Western Capitals 5 Kingston Voyageurs 7 Final - Shots: 50-28 SWC
5 Vernon Vipers 7 Humboldt Broncos 1 Final - Shots: 30-20 Ver
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
6 Vernon Vipers 5 Victoria Grizzlies 4 OT Final - Shots: 32-32 Even
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
7 Humboldt Broncos 5 Kingston Voyageurs 2 Final - Shots: 34-23 Hum
8 Victoria Grizzlies 6 Summerside Western Capitals 3 Final - Shots: 41-32 Vic
Thursday, May 7, 2009
9 Kingston Voyageurs 5 Vernon Vipers 8 Final - Shots: 33-21 Ver
10 Humboldt Broncos 0 Summerside Western Capitals 5 Final - Shots: 35-18 SWC

Semi-final[edit]

Game Home Team Score Away Team Score Notes
Friday, May 8, 2009
11 Vernon Vipers 6 Kingston Voyageurs 3 Final - Shots: 34-16 Ver
12 Humboldt Broncos 3 Victoria Grizzlies 2 OT Final - Shots: 40-30 Vic

Final[edit]

Game Home Team Score Away Team Score Notes
Sunday, May 10, 2009
13 Vernon Vipers 2 Humboldt Broncos 0 Final - Shots: 27-24 Hum

Awards[edit]

Roland Mercier Trophy (Tournament MVP): Kyle Bigos (Vernon Vipers)
Top Forward: Connor Jones (Vernon Vipers)
Top Defencemen: Kyle Bigos (Vernon Vipers)
Top Goaltender: Anthony Grieco (Victoria Grizzlies)
Tubby Smaltz Trophy (Sportsmanship): Ryan Santana (Vernon Vipers)

Role of League Champions[edit]

AJHL: Grande Prairie Storm
BCHL: Vernon Vipers
CJHL: Pembroke Lumber Kings
MJHL: Portage Terriers
MJAHL: Summerside Western Capitals
NOJHL: Soo Thunderbirds
OPJHL: Kingston Voyageurs
QJAAAHL: Sherbrooke Cougars
SJHL: Humboldt Broncos
SIJHL: Fort William North Stars

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