Laval Le Mistral

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Laval Le Mistal
City Laval, Quebec
League National Women's Hockey League
Division Eastern
Founded 1998
Home arena Colisée de Laval
Colors Yellow, black & white
Owner(s) Jacques Dyotte and Michel Dyotte
General manager Michel Dyotte
Head coach Marcel Dube
Captain Anik Bouchard
Alternate captains:
Annie Desrosiers

Laval Le Mistral (1998–2001) was a women's ice hockey team in the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL). The team played its home games in Colisée de Laval in Laval, Quebec, Canada.

History[edit]

Season-by-season[edit]

Year by year
Year GP W L T GF GA Pts
1998–99 34 9 21 4 78 144 22
1999–2000 35 7 23 5 78 177 19
2000–01 40 5 33 2 68 261 12

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points.

1998–99 NWHL Season and playoffs[edit]

Le Mistral started at the end of the 1997–98 college and university year with a group of players limited experience at the elite Senior AAA level.[1] Le Mistral enter to the NWHL but the team has a difficult first season: In 34 games 9 wins and 21 defeats.[2] For the playoffs, Laval Le mistral was elimined in Eastern first round: April 10, 1999– Bonaventure Wingstar 4 at Laval Le Mistral 2 and April 11, 1999– Laval Le Mistral 3 at Bonaventure Wingstar 8. The Bonaventure Wingstar wins 2 games and pass to Eastern Division Finals[3]

1999–2000 NWHL season[edit]

Laval Le Mistral's Annie Desrosiers was second leader in the league in goals with 29. Her 45 points ranked eleventh in the league. She was an assistant captain despite being a 20-year-old. For the 2000–01 season, the team captain was 21 year-old Anik Bouchard. Two members of the Japanese National Team competed for Le Mistral: Masako Sato was second leader in Laval Le Mistral for scoring[4][5] and her sister the defender Rie Sato . During the season, Le Mistral allowed an average of five goals per game, second last in the NWHL. Goaltender Marieve Dyotte was 5–10–1 with a 6.44 goals against average, while Vania Goeury was 2–14–3 with 4.08 GAA. During the season, Laval received 605 penalty minutes. The result was allowing 44 goals in 35 games. Anik Bouchard had 91 minutes, Isabelle Chartrand (88 minutes) and Valerie Levesque had 60 minutes.

2000–2001 NWHL Eastern Division Playoffs[edit]

Round 1: Laval Le Mistral vs Sainte-Julie Pantheres

Saturday February 26 and Sunday February 27, the Sainte-Julie Pantheres eliminated the Laval Le Mistral, winning their two game series 2–0.

Season standing[edit]

Year Regular Season Playoffs
1998–1999 4th Eastern Division eliminated in first round
1999–2000 4th, Eastern Division eliminated in first round
2000–2001 4th, Eastern Division[6] eliminated in first round

Last current roster 2000–01[edit]

Goalies
Number Player Former Team Hometown
55 Canada Nancy Morin
53 Canada Vania Goeury
49 Canada Penny Peters
1 Canada Charline Labonte National Team Canada Greenfield Park, Quebec
Defense
Number Player Former Team Hometown
27 Canada Marilene Galarneau
25 Canada Mylene Daneau
22 Canada Marie Noel Tessier
19 Canada Laura Leslie
14 Canada Anik Bouchard
11 Canada Laura Leslie
4 Canada Karine Senecal
Forwards
Number Player Former Team Hometown
96 Canada Annie Desrosiers
93 Canada Isabelle Giguere
37 Canada Veronique Sanfacon
28 Canada Julie Pelletier
21 Japan Masako Sato Japan National Team Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
21 Canada Michelle Fauteux
17 Canada Vanessa Parent
16 Canada Genevieve Beauchamps
9 Canada Valerie St-Jacques
7 Canada Josee Cournoyer

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Notable former players[edit]

Award and honour[edit]

Former Staff[edit]

  • General Manager: Michel Dyotte[12]
  • Head Coach: Marcel Dube[13]
  • Assistant Coach: Benoit Constantineau
  • Assistant Coach: Christian Dugel

See also[edit]

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