2008 Telus Cup

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2008 Telus Cup
Tournament details
Dates April 21–27, 2008
Teams 6
Venue(s) Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior, ON
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Ontario Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Quebec Blizzard de Sèminiaire Saint-François
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s) Manitoba Mark Stone
MVP Manitoba Mathew Bodie
2007
2009

The 2008 Telus Cup was Canada's 30th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 21–27, 2008 at Arnprior, Ontario. The Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves defeated the Winnipeg Thrashers 6-4 in the gold medal game to win their first national title. The Blizzard de Sèminiaire Saint-François from Quebec picked up their second consecutive bronze medal. Current Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone, playing for the Thrashers, was the tournament's top scorer.

Teams[edit]

Result Team Region City
1st, gold medalist(s) Ontario Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves Central Sudbury, ON
2nd, silver medalist(s) Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers West Winnipeg, MB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Quebec Blizzard de Sèminiaire Saint-François Québec Québec City, QC
4 Alberta Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
5 Nova Scotia Cole Harbour McCains Atlantic Cole Harbour, NS
6 Ontario Ottawa Valley Titans Host Arnprior, ON

Round Robin[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers 5-0-0 23 12 10
2 Ontario Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves 3-1-1 18 13 7
3 Alberta Calgary Buffaloes 2-2-1 11 10 5
4 Quebec Blizzard de Sèminiaire Saint-François 2-3-0 16 11 4
5 Nova Scotia Cole Harbour McCains 1-3-1 9 14 3
6 Ontario Ottawa Valley Titans 0-4-1 10 27 1

Scores[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • Winnipeg 4 - Saint-François 1
  • Sudbury 5 - Calgary 2

Bronze Medal Game[edit]

  • Saint-François 7 - Calgary 2

Gold Medal Game[edit]

  • Sudbury 6 - Winnipeg 4

Individual Awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Manitoba Mathew Bodie (Winnipeg)
  • Top Scorer: Manitoba Mark Stone (Winnipeg)
  • Top Forward: Ontario Mattieu Lecours (Sudbury)
  • Top Defenceman: Manitoba Mathew Bodie (Winnipeg)
  • Top Goaltender: Alberta Kris Moore (Calgary
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Nova Scotia Jordan Burke (Cole Harbour)

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