2012 Telus Cup

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2012 Telus Cup
Tournament details
Dates April 23–29, 2012
Teams 6
Venue(s) Leduc Recreation Centre in Leduc, AB
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Alberta Red Deer Optimist Rebels
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Quebec Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts
Scoring leader(s) Quebec Laurent Dauphin
MVP Quebec Laurent Dauphin
2011
2013

The 2012 Telus Cup was Canada's 34th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship played April 23–29, 2012 at Leduc, Alberta. The Red Deer Optimist Rebels completed an improbable comeback in the gold medal game, scoring four unanswered goals in the third period en route to 6-5 double overtime win over the Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin. It was Red Deer's first gold medal after three previous silver medal finishes.[1][2]

Teams[edit]

Result Team Region City
1st Alberta Red Deer Optimist Rebels Pacific Red Deer, AB
2nd Quebec Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin Québec Saint-Jacques, QC
3rd Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts West Saskatoon, SK
4 Alberta Leduc Oil Kings Host Leduc, AB
5 New Brunswick Moncton Flyers Atlantic Moncton, NB
6 Ontario Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves Central Sudbury, ON


Round Robin[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Quebec Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin 4-0-1 28 15 9
2 Alberta Red Deer Optimist Rebels 3-0-2 19 10 8
3 Saskatchewan Saskatoon Contacts 2-1-2 24 18 6
4 Alberta Leduc Oil Kings 2-3-0 22 22 4
5 New Brunswick Moncton Flyers 1-3-1 17 22 3
6 Ontario Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves 0-5-0 11 34 0

Scores[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Semi-Finals[edit]

Saturday, April 28

  • Red Deer 2 - Saskatoon 0
  • Collège Esther-Blondin 8 - Leduc 2

Bronze Medal Game[edit]

Sunday, April 29

  • Saskatoon 3 - Leduc 2

Gold Medal Game[edit]

Sunday, April 29 2012

  • Red Deer 6 - Collège Esther-Blondin 5 (2OT)

Individual Awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Quebec Laurent Dauphin (Collège Esther-Blondin)
  • Top Scorer: Quebec Laurent Dauphin (Collège Esther-Blondin)
  • Top Forward: Quebec Daniel Audette (Collège Esther-Blondin)
  • Top Defenceman: Alberta Joel Topping (Red Deer)
  • Top Goaltender: Alberta Dasan Sydora (Red Deer)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Alberta Kord Pankewicz (Leduc)
  • Esso Scholarship: Saskatchewan Bryn MacNab (Saskatoon)

Road to the Telus Cup[edit]

Atlantic Region[edit]

Tournament held March 29-April 1, 2012 at Jack Byrne Arena in Torbay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Quebec[edit]

Ligue de Hockey Midget AAA du Quebec Championship held March 23 - April 14, 2012 at Multi Glace De Lachenaie and PEPS in Quebec
Best-of-7 series
Rank Team Qualification W-L GF GA
1 Quebec Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin LHMAAAQ 4-1 21 13
2 Quebec Le Blizzard du Séminaire Saint-François LHMAAAQ 1-4 13 21
Collège Esther-Blondin wins the series 4-1 and advances to Telus Cup

Central Region[edit]

Tournament held April 2 – 8, 2012 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario[3][4]

West Region[edit]

Tournament held March 29 - April 1, 2012 at the Virden Arena in Virden, Manitoba[5]

Pacific Region[edit]

Playoff held April 6 - 8, 2012 at Red Deer Arena in Red Deer, Alberta.

Best-of-3 series
Rank Team Qualification W-L GF GA
1 Alberta Red Deer Optimist Rebels AMHL 2-0 5 3
2 British Columbia Vancouver Northwest Giants BCMML 0-2 3 5
Red Deer wins series 2-0 and advances to Telus Cup

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Release #58". Hockey Canada. April 24, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "RED DEER REBELS WIN 2012 TELUS CUP". Hockey Canada. April 29, 2012. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sault to play host to TELUS Cup, Canada's midget hockey championship". Sault Star. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "North Stars aligned for 2012". Sault Ste. Marie This Week. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  5. ^ "2012 TELUS Cup West Regional qualifier to be hosted by Virden". Hockey Manitoba. June 4, 2011. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 

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