Valleyfield Braves (2014–)

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Valleyfield Braves
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City Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
League Quebec Junior Hockey League
Division Guilbault
Founded 2004
Home arena Arena Salaberry
Owner(s) Sports Facilities
General manager Stéphane Scotto (2014-15)
Head coach Christian Cardinal (2014-15)
Franchise history
2004-2007 St-Lawrence College of Québec Lions
2007-2008 Québec AssurExperts
2008-2010 Thetford Mines Filons
2010-2014 La Tuque Wolves
2014-Present Valleyfield Braves

The Valleyfield Braves are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team from Sallaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. They are a part of the Quebec Junior Hockey League.

History[edit]

The team went by the name "St-Lawrence College of Québec Lions" during its first three seasons. After a modest first season, the Lions reached the playoffs in their second season. The 2005-06 season saw them reach the quarter-finals in the playoffs and achieve a winning regular season record.

In 2007, the team was renamed the Quebec AssurExperts.

In 2008, the team was bought and moved to Thetford Mines, to be called the Thetford Mines Filons.

Wolves logo 2010-14

In 2010, the franchise was moved to La Tuque, the team to be known as the Wolves.[1]

In 2014, the team relocated to Valleyfield amd regained the rights to the name and logo of the previous Valleyfield Braves franchise that left the LHJAAAQ after the 2012-13 season. to join the Ligue Nord-Americaine de Hockey and after 11 games into the season, the franchise moved to Laval and became the Laval Braves.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA Points Finish Playoffs
2004-05 48 8 37 0 3 169 284 19 13th QJAAAHL  
2005-06 51 24 23 0 4 232 241 52 8th QJAAAHL Lost Quarter-final
2006-07 53 18 23 9 3 239 257 48 11th QJAAAHL Lost Preliminary
2007-08 52 25 22 4 1 251 219 55 10th QJAAAHL  
2008-09 49 12 30 - 7 147 222 31 14th QJAAAHL
2009-10 51 23 23 - 5 213 221 47 9th QJAAAHL DNQ
2010-11 49 10 35 - 4 141 247 26 13th QJAAAHL DNQ
2011-12 49 26 20 - 3 200 180 55 8th QJAAAHL
2012-13 52 31 16 - 5 219 166 67 5th QJAAAHL Lost Quarter-final
2013-14 52 17 32 - 3 188 295 37 5th QJAAAHL-SL Lost Div. Quarter-final

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