2009 Telus Cup

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2009 Telus Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 20–26, 2009
Venue(s)Selkirk Recreation Complex in Selkirk, MB
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgSaskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgAlberta Calgary Buffaloes
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgQuebec Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s)Manitoba Nolan Zajac
MVPManitoba Nolan Zajac

The 2009 Telus Cup was Canada's 31st annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, played April 20–26, 2009 at the Selkirk Recreation Complex in Selkirk, Manitoba. The Notre Dame Hounds defeated the Calgary Buffaloes 4-0 in the gold medal game to win their third national title. The Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa defeated the host Winnipeg Thrashers to win the bronze. Winnipeg's Nolan Zajac, younger brother of National Hockey League player Travis Zajac, was the top scorer and named Most Valuable Player.


Result Team Region City
1st, gold medalist(s) Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds West Wilcox, SK
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alberta Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Quebec Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa Québec Laval, QC
4 Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers Host Winnipeg, MB
5 New Brunswick Moncton Flyers Atlantic Moncton, NB
6 Ontario Hamilton Reps Central Hamilton, ON

Round robin[edit]


Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds 4-0-1 34 17 9
2 Manitoba Winnipeg Thrashers 4-1-0 25 16 8
3 Alberta Calgary Buffaloes 2-1-2 22 17 6
4 Quebec Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa 1-2-2 15 18 4
5 New Brunswick Moncton Flyers 1-4-0 15 32 2
6 Ontario Hamilton Reps 0-4-1 14 25 1




  • Notre Dame 6 - Laval-Bourassa 4
  • Calgary 7 - Winnipeg 0

Bronze medal game[edit]

  • Laval-Bourassa 5 - Winnipeg 2

Gold medal game[edit]

  • Notre Dame 4 - Calgary 0

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Manitoba Nolan Zajac (Winnipeg)
  • Top Scorer: Manitoba Nolan Zajac (Winnipeg)
  • Top Forward: Saskatchewan Ben Gamache (Notre Dame)
  • Top Defenceman: Saskatchewan Jesse Pauls (Notre Dame)
  • Top Goaltender: Manitoba Brett Gagnon (Winnipeg)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Alberta Chris Collins (Calgary)

Road to the Telus Cup[edit]

Atlantic Region[edit]

Tournament held April 3–5, 2009 at Saint John, New Brunswick


Ligue de Hockey Midget AAA du Quebec Championship

Rousseau Sports de Laval-Bourassa vs Trois-Rivières
Best-of-7 series played March 31-April 7, 2009
Laval-Bourassa wins series 4-0 and advances to Telus Cup

Central Region[edit]

Tournament held March 30-April 5, 2009 at Burlington, Ontario

West Region[edit]

Tournament held April 2–5, 2009 at Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Pacific Region[edit]

Alberta Calgary Buffaloes vs British Columbia Vancouver North West Giants
Best-of-3 series played April 3–5, 2009
  • Game 1: Calgary 3 - Vancouver 1
  • Game 2: Vancouver 6 - Calgary 3
  • Game 3: Calgary 3 - Vancouver 2
Calgary wins series and advances to Telus Cup

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