George Younan, son of Assyria, shares Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League champions!

4/20/2005 5:26:38 AM

In Saint-Jérôme, over 2,000 fans saw the Vaudreuil Mustangs, led by Jason Vaillancourt's two goals, and Marc-André Audette's goaltending, the Mustangs won their first ever President's Cup with a 4-1 road win. In the opening stanza, Christian Laroche, with a power play goal, Jordan Topor and Jason Vaillancourt put the visitor ahead 3-0 after 20 minutes. After a scoreless second period, teams split a pair of third period goals, with Nicolas Dumoulin getting a power play marker for the Panthers and Jason Vaillancourt, with his second on the night, a power play tally, for the 2005 President's Cup champions. Despite the loss, the Panthers Shouma Geoffroy played an outstanding game, facing 42 shots. At the other end of the rink, winning goaltender and the player voted Most Valuable Player of the 2005 playoffs, Marc-André Audette faced 32 shots in earning his 12th win of the playoffs. In 16 games, Audette maintained a goals against average of 2,48 and a save percentage of ,923.

The President's Cup champion Vaudreuil Mustangs lost just 4 games en route to their first championship, after having finished the regular season with 64 points and earning a by past the preliminary round. In the quarter finals, they took care of the Valleyfield Braves in four straight game, then in the semi finals, they needed all seven games to defeat the Champlain College Cougars. Finally in the final, they disposed of the Saint-Jérôme Panthers in five games. As QJAAAHL Champions, the Mustangs will represent the league at the Fred Page Cup, held this year in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Their first game will be played on April 27th against the MJAHL champion Truro Bearcats. the Fred Page Cup champion will then head to Weyburn, Saskatchewan to take part in the Royal Bank Cup.

The next scheduled game for the Mustangs will take place April 27th at the Fred Page Cup in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, when they will take on the MJAHL champion Truro Bearcats. The game start time is 3:30 PM Eastern.