Sherbrooke Canadiens

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Sherbrooke Canadiens
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City Sherbrooke, Quebec
League American Hockey League
Operated 1984–1990
Home arena Palais des Sports
Colours Red, White and Blue
Affiliates Montreal Canadiens
Franchise history
1969–1971 Montreal Voyageurs
1971–1984 Nova Scotia Voyageurs
1984–1990 Sherbrooke Canadiens
1990–1999 Fredericton Canadiens
1999–2002 Quebec Citadelles
2002–present Hamilton Bulldogs
Championships
Regular season titles 3: 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90
Division Championships 3: 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90
Calder Cups 1: 1984–85

The Sherbrooke Canadiens were a professional ice hockey team in Sherbrooke, Quebec. They played their home games at the Palais des Sports. They were a member of the American Hockey League from 1984 to 1990, and were a farm team of the Montreal Canadiens.

The team was previously the Nova Scotia Voyageurs before 1984, and subsequently moved to Fredericton, New Brunswick as the Fredericton Canadiens.

The team won the Calder Cup in 1985, beating the Baltimore Skipjacks in six games behind the goaltending of a young Patrick Roy.

Regular season[edit]

Season Games Won Lost Tied OTL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
1984–85 80 37 38 5 79 323 329 3rd, North
1985–86 80 33 38 9 75 340 341 5th, North
1986–87 80 50 28 2 102 328 257 1st, North
1987–88 80 42 33 4 1 89 316 243 3rd, North
1988–89 80 47 24 9 103 348 261 1st, North
1989–90 80 45 23 12 102 301 247 1st, North

Playoffs[edit]

Season 1st round 2nd round Finals
1984–85 W, 4–2, Fredericton W, 4–1, Maine W, 4–2, Baltimore
1985–86 Out of playoffs
1986–87 W, 4–1, Nova Scotia W, 4–1, Adirondack L, 3–4, Rochester
1987–88 L, 2–4, Fredericton
1988–89 L, 2–4, New Haven
1989–90 W, 4–2, Halifax L, 2–4, Springfield