Shawinigan Cataractes

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Shawinigan Cataractes
City Shawinigan, Quebec
League Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Conference TELUS
Division East
Founded 1969 (1969)
Home arena Centre Bionest de Shawinigan
Colours Navy blue, gold, green, white, burgundy
                             
General manager Canada Martin Mondou
Head coach Canada Denis Chalifoux

Website
www.cataractes.qc.ca

The Shawinigan Cataractes are a Canadian ice hockey team. That began playing in 1995. The team currently plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. They play their home games in Shawinigan, Quebec at the Centre Bionest de Shawinigan.

The team was first known as the Shawinigan Bruins but they changed their name in 1973. The team was then known as the Shawinigan Dynamos from until 1978. They are only team in the history of the QMJHL to occupy the same city since its inception.[1]

The team won the Memorial Cup in 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. "NOTRE HISTOIRE". Shawinigan Cataractes. http://en.olympiquesdegatineau.ca/history. Retrieved 2012-12-19.

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