1987 Air Canada Cup

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1987 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
Dates April 1987
Teams 6
Venue(s) Earl Armstrong Arena in Gloucester, ON
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Quebec Riverains du Richelieu
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Alberta Calgary Buffaloes
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s) Quebec Reggie Savage
MVP Quebec Reggie Savage

The 1988 Air Canada Cup was Canada's ninth annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played in April 1987 at the Earl Armstrong Arena in Gloucester, Ontario. The Riverains du Richelieu defeated the Notre Dame Hounds to win their first national title.[1] The Calgary Buffaloes won the bronze medal. Future National Hockey League players competing in this tournament were Rod Brind’Amour, Scott Pellerin, Reggie Savage, Olaf Kölzig, and Stephane Fiset. Savage, playing for Richelieu, was the tournament's top scorer and named Most Valuable Player.


Result Team Region City
1st, gold medalist(s) Quebec Riverains du Richelieu Quebec Sorel, QC
2nd, silver medalist(s) Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds West Wilcox, SK
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Alberta Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
4 Ontario Sudbury Burgess Central Sudbury, ON
5 Ontario Gloucester Rangers Host Gloucester, ON
6 Nova Scotia Dartmouth Forbes Atlantic Dartmouth, NS

Round robin[edit]


Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Quebec Riverains du Richelieu 5-0-0 19 8 10
2 Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds 3-1-1 21 9 6
3 Alberta Calgary Buffaloes 3-2-0 16 14 6
4 Ontario Sudbury Burgess 2-3-0 13 16 4
5 Ontario Gloucester Rangers 1-4-0 14 24 2
6 Nova Scotia Dartmouth Forbes 1-4-0 14 25 2




  • Richelieu 7 - Sudbury 5
  • Notre Dame 5 - Calgary 4 (2OT)

Bronze medal game[edit]

  • Calgary 8 - Sudbury 2

Gold medal game[edit]

  • Richelieu 6 - Notre Dame 2

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Quebec Reggie Savage (Richelieu)
  • Top Scorer: Quebec Reggie Savage (Richelieu)
  • Top Forward: Alberta Jamie Steer (Calgary)
  • Top Defenceman: Saskatchewan Jason Herter (Notre Dame)
  • Top Goaltender: Quebec Patrick Daigneault (Richelieu)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Ontario David McGahan (Gloucester)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "TELUS40". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 

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