Road to the RBC Cup: Western Canada Cup (West Region)
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Road to the RBC Cup: Western Canada Cup (West Region)
April 24, 2015
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RECENT CHAMPIONS (RBC CUP FINISH)
2014 – Yorkton Terriers (national champions)
2013 – Surrey Eagles (third place)

FORT MCMURRAY OIL BARONS
HOST

Regular season record: 31-23-6 (8th in AJHL)
Goals for: 178 (11th in AJHL)
Goals against: 175 (6th in AJHL)
Power play: 46 for 219 (21.0% - 4th in AJHL)
Penalty killing: 167 of 207 (80.7% - 9th in AJHL)
Leading scorer: Jetlan Houcher (39G 32A 71P – 3rd in AJHL)

Playoff record: 1-3
Goals for: 6
Goals against: 17
Power play: 2 for 12 (16.7%)
Penalty killing: 12 of 15 (80.8%)
Leading scorer: Jetlan Houcher (2G 2A 4P)

ROAD TO THE WESTERN CANADA CUP
Preliminary round: lost to Sherwood Park 3-1 (2-3, 2-0, 0-8, 2-6)

Last national championship appearance: 2000 (national champions)
Total national championship appearances: 1 (2000)

MELFORT MUSTANGS
SJHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 39-8-9 (1st in SJHL)
Goals for: 201 (2nd in SJHL)
Goals against: 114 (1st in SJHL)
Power play: 54 for 267 (20.2% - 2nd in SJHL)
Penalty killing: 201 of 231 (87.0% - 2nd in SJHL)
Leading scorer: Travis Mayan (40G 44A 84P – 1st in SJHL)

Playoff record: 12-2
Goals for: 67
Goals against: 30
Power play: 22 for 73 (30.1%)
Penalty killing: 45 of 55 (81.8%)
Leading scorer: Adam Fauchoux (14G 9A 23P)

ROAD TO THE WESTERN CANADA CUP
Quarter-final: defeated Weyburn 4-1 (4-3, 6-0, 6-1, 2-3 OT, 6-1)
Semifinal: defeated Nipawin 4-1 (2-3 OT, 4-3, 7-6 OT, 5-4 OT, 7-2)
SJHL championship: defeated Notre Dame 4-0 (7-1, 3-2, 4-1, 4-0)

Last national championship appearance: 1996 (runner-up)
Total national championship appearances: 1 (1996)

PENTICTON VEES
BCHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 44-9-3-2 (1st in BCHL)
Goals for: 216 (5th in BCHL)
Goals against: 115 (1st in BCHL)
Power play: 56 for 260 (21.5% - 10th in BCHL)
Penalty killing: 149 of 179 (83.2% - 1st in BCHL)
Leading scorer: Patrick Newell (16G 31A 47P – 44th in BCHL)

Playoff record: 15-7
Goals for: 75
Goals against: 56
Power play: 14 for 94 (14.9%)
Penalty killing: 55 of 63 (87.3%)
Leading scorer: Demico Hannoun (8G 13A 21P)

ROAD TO THE WESTERN CANADA CUP
Preliminary round: defeated West Kelowna 4-1 (3-4 2OT, 3-2 OT, 4-3 2OT, 3-2, 7-0)
Quarter-final: defeated Vernon Vipers 4-3 (4-3 2OT, 5-2, 2-5, 2-5, 3-4 2OT, 5-1, 2-0)
Semifinal: 3-1 – first in double round robin (defeated Nanaimo 4-1, defeated Chilliwack 4-3 OT, defeated Chilliwack 5-2, lost to Nanaimo 2-0)
BCHL championship: defeated Nanaimo 4-2 (2-5, 1-2 OT, 2-1 OT, 8-5, 3-2, 3-2 OT)

Last national championship appearance: 2012 (national champions)
Total national championship appearances: 3 (1985, 1986, 2012)

PORTAGE TERRIERS
MJHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 53-3-4 (1st in MJHL)
Goals for: 285 (1st in MJHL)
Goals against: 120 (1st in MJHL)
Power play: 61 for 267 (22.9% - 2nd in MJHL)
Penalty killing: 98 of 130 (24.6% - 2nd in MJHL)
Leading scorer: Zack Waldvogel (28G 50A 78P – 1st in MJHL)

Playoff record: 12-0
Goals for: 62
Goals against: 14
Power play: 10 for 53 (18.9%)
Penalty killing: 51 of 53 (96.2%)
Leading scorer: Jordyn Boyd (6G 11A 17P)

ROAD TO THE WESTERN CANADA CUP
Quarter-final: defeated Waywayseecappo 4-0 (7-1, 9-0, 8-0, 7-0)
Semifinal: defeated Virden 4-0 (1-0, 4-0, 4-2, 4-3 OT)
MJHL championship: defeated Steinbach 4-0 (7-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3)

Last national championship appearance: 2012 (fifth place)
Total national championship appearances: 4 (1973, 2005, 2011, 2012)

SPRUCE GROVE SAINTS
AJHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 48-7-5 (1st in AJHL)
Goals for: 254 (1st in AJHL)
Goals against: 121 (1st in AJHL)
Power play: 59 for 262 (22.5% - 2nd in AJHL)
Penalty killing: 181 of 206 (87.9% - 1st in AJHL)
Leading scorer: Jarid Hauptman (25G 51A 76P – 2nd in AJHL)

Playoff record: 12-6
Goals for: 67
Goals against: 40
Power play: 18 for 75 (24.0%)
Penalty killing: 50 of 62 (80.7%)
Leading scorer: Parker Mackay (12G 10A 22P)

ROAD TO THE WESTERN CANADA CUP
Quarter-final: defeated Sherwood Park 4-2 (5-0, 9-1, 6-2, 2-3, 3-6, 3-1)
Semifinal: defeated Bonnyville 4-2 (4-1, 2-4, 4-1, 3-5, 6-2, 3-1)
AJHL championship: defeated Brooks 4-2 (5-2, 2-1, 3-1, 1-2, 4-6, 2-1 OT)

Last national championship appearance: 1976 (runner-up)
Total national championship appearances: 2 (1975, 1976)

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)
ssharkey@hockeycanada.ca

 

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