1970–71 QMJHL season

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The 1970–71 QMJHL season was the second season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Ten teams played 62 games each in the schedule. The league dissolves East and West Divisions. The Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy is first awarded to the most sportsmanlike player, after being the trophy for the West Division champions for the previous season.

The Quebec Remparts repeated as first place in the regular season, and won their second President's Cup, defeating the Shawinigan Bruins in the finals. After the winning the league championship, the Remparts prevailed three games to two in a controversial 1971 Richardson Cup final versus the St. Catharines Black Hawks of the Ontario Hockey Association. The Remparts then won the 1971 Memorial Cup in shortened series by defeating the Edmonton Oil Kings two games to none.

Team changes[edit]

  • The Laval Saints cease operations.
  • East and West divisions are dissolved.

Final standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; Pts = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against

Overall GP W L T Pts GF GA
Quebec Remparts 62 54 7 1 109 437 205
Shawinigan Bruins 62 38 23 1 77 301 256
Trois-Rivières Ducs 62 37 24 1 75 302 245
Sherbrooke Castors 62 30 31 1 61 287 298
Verdun Maple Leafs 62 27 33 2 56 252 306
Sorel Éperviers 62 25 36 1 51 214 249
Saint-Jérôme Alouettes 62 25 36 1 51 260 300
Drummondville Rangers 62 24 35 3 51 272 310
Rosemont National 62 22 39 1 45 263 353
Cornwall Royals 62 22 40 0 44 260 326

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Guy Lafleur Quebec Remparts 62 130 79 209 135
Michel Briere Quebec Remparts 62 51 93 144 35
Andre Savard Quebec Remparts 61 50 89 139 150
Norm Dube Sherbrooke Castors 62 72 66 138 17
Rich Leduc Trois-Rivières Ducs 59 56 76 132 195
Claude St. Sauveur Sherbrooke Castors 62 52 67 119 80
Andre Peloffy Rosemont National 60 49 69 118 67
Jacques Richard Quebec Remparts 55 53 60 113 125
Serge Martel Verdun Maple Leafs 62 41 60 101 12
Richard Grenier Quebec Remparts 62 23 76 99 74

Playoffs[edit]

Guy Lafleur was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 43 points (22 goals, 21 assists).

Quarterfinals
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Verdun Maple Leafs 4 games to 0, 1 tie.
  • Shawinigan Bruins defeated Saint-Jérôme Alouettes 4 games to 1.
  • Trois-Rivières Ducs defeated Sorel Éperviers 4 games to 3.
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Drummondville Rangers 4 games to 2.
Semifinals
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Trois-Rivières Ducs 4 games to 0.
  • Shawinigan Bruins defeated Sherbrooke Castors 4 games to 0, 1 tie.
Finals
  • Quebec Remparts defeated Shawinigan Bruins 4 games to 1.

All-star teams[edit]

First team
Second team

Trophies and awards[edit]

Team
Player

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1969–70 QMJHL season
QMJHL seasons Succeeded by
1971–72 QMJHL season