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The Rosemont National was a team of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League that existed from 1969 to 1971. The team moved several times since and now exists as the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.

The Rosemont National was one of the founding clubs of the QMJHL, along with the Drummondville Rangers, Quebec Remparts, Shawinigan Bruins, Sherbrooke Castors, Sorel Éperviers, Trois-Rivières Ducs, Cornwall Royals, Laval Saints, Saint-Jérôme Alouettes and Verdun Maple Leafs. It was installed in a neighbourhood of Montreal, Rosemont-La Petite Patrie, hence its name. They played in the Paul Sauve Arena.

The team moved a mere two seasons after its inauguration to Laval, to become the Laval Voisins. It replaced the Saints, who had folded the previous season.

All-time standingsEdit

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Season League Regular season Playoffs Head coach
GP W L T PTS GF GA Standing Result Head coach
1969-70 QMJHL 56 23 30 3 46 245 275 3rd in Western Div.  
1970-71 QMJHL 62 22 39 1 45 245 275 9th overall  

Notable playersEdit

Few National alumni have played pro hockey past their junior days. Bob Sirois probably was the most famous, having played 286 games in the National Hockey League with the Philadelphia Flyers and the Washington Capitals. He totalled 92 goals and 120 assists in the NHL. André Peloffy also played in the NHL, 9 games with the Capitals in 1974-75. The France-born player returned to his motherland in 1979 after some more seasons in the American Hockey League and became a regular French National Team member who played at the 1988 Olympics. Center Richard Grenier played ten games with the New York Islanders in 1972-73 and 34 with the WHA's Quebec Nordiques in 1976-77. Frank Rochon scored 71 goals and 60 assists in 255 WHA games with the Chicago Cougars, the Ottawa Civics and the Indianapolis Racers. François Ouimet had short WHA stints with the Denver Spurs, the Minnesota Fighting Saints and the Cincinnati Stingers. Goaltender Rich Coutu played in 24 games in the World Hockey Association for the Chicago Cougars and the Cincinnati Stingers.

Clément Jodoin did not play pro hockey at all. He became well-known however for his long coaching history in the NHL and the QMJHL.

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