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The 1979–80 QMJHL season was the 11th season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Ten teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Sherbrooke Castors finished first overall in the regular season, winning the Jean Rougeau Trophy. The Cornwall Royals, led by rookie Dale Hawerchuk won the President's Cup, defeating the Sherbrooke Castors in the finals. Cornwall went on to win the 1980 Memorial Cup, winning their second Memorial Cup championship.

Team changesEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against

Dilio Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Sherbrooke Castors 72 45 20 7 97 435 314
Chicoutimi Saguenéens 72 42 27 3 87 442 347
Québec Remparts 72 38 29 5 81 348 331
Trois-Rivières Draveurs 72 36 27 9 81 426 327
Shawinigan Cataractes 72 28 35 9 65 314 339
Lebel Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Cornwall Royals 72 41 25 6 88 388 333
Montreal Juniors 72 39 30 3 81 406 387
Hull Olympiques 72 25 3512 62 336 378
Verdun/Sorel Éperviers 72 20 47 5 45 321 426
Laval Voisins 72 13 52 7 33 265 499


Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
J. F. Sauve Trois-Rivières Draveurs 726312418731
Guy Carbonneau Chicoutimi Saguenéens 727211018266
Denis Savard Montreal Juniors 726311818193
Normand Aubin Verdun/Sorel/Sherbrooke 6391 8918066
Gilles Hamel Trois-Rivières/Chicoutimi 7086 7015695
Alain Bouchard Verdun/Sorel/Montreal 7053 9414727
Pierre Aubry Trois-Rivières Draveurs 7285 6214782
Denis Cyr Montreal Juniors 7070 7614661
Alain Lemieux Chicoutimi Saguenéens 7247 9514236
Louis Begin Sherbrooke Castors 7060 7313354


PlayoffsEdit

Dale Hawerchuk was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 45 points (20 goals, 25 assists).

Quarterfinals
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Hull Olympiques 4 games to 0.
  • Cornwall Royals defeated Shawinigan Cataractes 4 games to 3.
  • Chicoutimi Saguenéens defeated Trois-Rivières Draveurs 4 games to 3.
  • Montreal Juniors defeated Québec Remparts 4 games to 1.
Semifinals
  • Sherbrooke Castors defeated Montreal Juniors 4 games to 1.
  • Cornwall Royals defeated Chicoutimi Saguenéens 4 games to 1.
Finals
  • Cornwall Royals defeated Sherbrooke Castors 4 games to 2.

All-star teamsEdit

First team
Second team

Trophies and awardsEdit

Team
Player


ReferencesEdit

Preceded by
1978–79 QMJHL season
QMJHL seasons Succeeded by
1980–81 QMJHL season
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