Quebec Remparts

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Quebec Remparts
Quebec Remparts.svg
City Quebec City, Quebec
League Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Conference Telus
Division Telus East
Founded 1969 (1969) (Original)
1997 (Revived)
Home arena Colisée Pepsi
Colours Red, beige and black
General manager Philippe Boucher
Head coach Philippe Boucher
Championships 1971 & 2006 Memorial Cup Champions

Franchise history
1990–97 Beauport Harfangs
1997–present Québec Remparts
Previous franchise history
1969–85 Québec Remparts
1988–91 Longueuil Collège Français
1991–94 Verdun Collège Français

There have been two junior ice hockey franchises known as the Quebec Remparts (French: Remparts de Québec) that played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The first franchise played from 1969 to 1985; the current franchise has played since 1997. Both franchises were based out of Quebec City, Quebec. The teams played home games at the Colisée Pepsi, although the new edition of the Remparts played for two seasons at PEPS on the campus of the Université Laval between 1997 and 1999. The Remparts have developed NHL players Simon Gagné, Kevin Lowe, Mike Ribeiro, Antoine Vermette, Marc-Édouard Vlasic and Hall of Famers Michel Goulet and Guy Lafleur.

The name "Remparts" means curtain walls in French.


Original Remparts[edit]

The original Québec Remparts team was founded in 1969 by a group of investors who purchased the assets of the junior Quebec Aces team [1] The Remparts were finalists for the George Richardson Memorial Trophy in 1969–70, and eastern Canadian champions in 1970–71. It was this team, which featured future Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur, that won a Memorial Cup championship in 1971. The team also won the President's Cup five times. This edition of the Remparts is known to have the most American-born players on the roster every season.

After the 1984–85 season, the team went into dormancy for three seasons then were resurrected. After returning to play sponsored by "Le Collège Français," the team moved to Longueuil to become the Longueuil Collège Français. The team played for three seasons, then in 1991 they moved to Verdun to become the Verdun Collège Français. The franchise ceased operations in 1994.

Revived Remparts[edit]

The current Remparts franchise was granted for the 1990–91 season and was known as the Beauport Harfangs, again based in the Quebec City metropolitan area, before moving to Quebec City proper in 1997. They are considered one of the most popular Canadian Hockey League teams, as they regularly draw over 11,000 spectators per game. Similar to the NFL's Cleveland Browns, the team claims the history and records of the original Remparts.

On May 28, 2006, the Remparts won the Memorial Cup, beating the Moncton Wildcats 6-2 in the finals. Patrick Roy became the seventh coach to win the Cup in his rookie year behind the bench, and the first to do so since Claude Julien of the Hull Olympiques in 1997. It was also the first time in Memorial Cup history that the finals involved two teams from the QMJHL. Quebec also won the Cup without winning a league championship and without hosting the event, another first in Memorial Cup history. The 2006 Remparts are known for a high number of players from the New England region, as six New England natives were on the roster.

NHL alumni[edit]

Original Remparts[edit]

Michel Goulet and Guy Lafleur are the former Remparts in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Remparts alumni[edit]

Team records[edit]

Team records for a single season
Statistic Total Season
Most points 109 1970–71
Most wins 54 1970–71
Most goals for 531 1973–74
Fewest goals for 192 1981–82
Fewest goals against 204 1997–98
Most goals against 396 1982–83
Individual player records for a single season
Statistic Player Total Season
Most goals Guy Lafleur 130 1970–71
Most assists Rich Nantais 130 1973–74
Most points Réal Cloutier 216 1973–74
Most points, rookie Daniel Rioux 119 1979–80
Most points, defenseman Gaston Therrien 125 1979–80
Best GAA (goalie) Patrick Couture 1.85 1997–98
Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played

Retired numbers[edit]

2013–14 season[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Roster updated as of January 3rd, 2013

Number Player Age Glove Acquired NHL Draft Place of birth
30 Canada Callum Booth 16 L Via Draft (2013) 2015 eligible Montreal, Quebec
31 Canada Francois Brassard 19 L Via Draft (2011) OTT 2012 Gatineau, Quebec
Number Player Age Shoots Acquired NHL Draft Place of birth
5 Canada Raphaël Maheux 17 L Trade SHA 2013 2014 eligible Québec, Quebec
13 Canada Vincent Lanoue 16 L Via Draft (2013) 2015 eligible Le Gardeur, Quebec
18 Canada Cody Donaghey 17 R Trade ROU 2013 2014 eligible St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
20 United States Duncan MacIntyre 17 L Via Draft (2012) 2014 eligible Chicago, Illinois
26 Canada François Godin 20 R Trade BAT 2013 Undrafted Le Gardeur, Quebec
32 Canada Maxime Chevalier 17 L Via Draft (2012) 2014 eligible Québec, Quebec
55 Canada Francis Lambert-Lemay 20 L Trade DRU 2014 Undrafted Longueuil, Quebec
65 Canada David Hunter 19 L Quebec (2012) Undrafted Montreal, Quebec
Number Player Age Position Acquired NHL Draft Place of birth
10 Canada Anthony Duclair 18 LW Via Draft (2011) NYR2013 Pointe-Claire, Quebec
11 Canada Alexandre Caron-Roy 18 LW Trade SHE 2012 Undrafted Montreal, Quebec
19 Canada Kurt Etchegary 19 C Via Draft (2011) Undrafted St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
23 Canada Massimo Carozza 17 C Via Draft (2012) 2014 eligible Montreal, Quebec
25 Russia Mikhail Grigorenko 19 C Via Import Draft (2011) BUF2012 Khabarovsk, Russia
49 Canada Lucas Batt 17 LW Trade MON 2013 2014 eligible Lewisport, Newfoundland and Labrador
61 Switzerland Fabrice Herzog 19 RW Via Import Draft (2011) TOR2013 Frauenfeld, Suisse
63 Canada Adam Chapman 19 C Trade BAT 2013 Undrafted Barrie, Ontario
71 Canada Tyler Brown 18 LW Trade BLB 2013 Undrafted Echo Bay, Ontario
71 Canada Yanick Turcotte 17 RW Via Draft (2013) 2014 eligible Québec, Quebec
73 United States Adam Erne 18 RW Trade HAL 2011 TBL2013 New Haven, Connecticut
77 Canada Hubert Lamarre 18 C Via Draft (2011) Undrafted Lévis, Quebec
91 Canada Alexandre Boivin 19 C Free agent 2012 Undrafted Ottawa, Ontario
93 Canada Olivier Archambault 20 LW Trade DRU 2013 MTL2011 Le Gardeur, Quebec
94 Denmark Nick Sorensen 19 RW Via Import Draft (2011) ANA2013 Farevejle, Denmark
96 Canada Zachery Moody 17 C Trade CAP 2013 2014 eligible Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

See also[edit]

  • CHRC (AM) (defunct radio station last owned by the Remparts)


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