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Val-d'Or Foreurs
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City Val-d'Or, Quebec
League Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Conference Telus
Division West
Founded 1993 (1993)–94
Home arena Centre Air Creebec
Colours Green, wheat, white and black
General manager Canada Marc-Andre Dumont
Head coach Canada Marc-Andre Dumont

1993–2007 logo.

The Val-d'Or Foreurs are a junior ice hockey team based in Val-d'Or, in the region of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, Canada. The team was founded for the 1993–94 season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, a member of the Canadian Hockey League. Former Quebec Nordiques and Trois-Rivières Draveurs star, Pierre Aubry was the team's first coach.

The team has won the President's Cup twice, in 1997–98 and in 2000–01. They have also been in the Memorial Cup twice. They lost in the round robin in the 1998 tournament, and lost in the 2001 finals to the Red Deer Rebels. Their home arena is the Centre Air Creebec.

In 1996, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies began play, giving the Foreurs a natural geographical rival in north-western Quebec. Rouyn-Noranda lies approximately 100 kilometres to the west of Val d'Or. Games between the two teams are a major event in the region and draw much larger than average crowds.

Team records

Team records for a single season
Statistic Total Season
Most points 101 2000–01
Most wins 46 2000–01
Most goals for 369 2000–01
Least goals for 189 2004–05
Least goals against 221 2002–03
Most goals against 397 1993–94
Individual player records for a single season
Statistic Player Total Season
Most goals Simon Gamache 74 2000–01
Most assists Simon Gamache 110 2000–01
Most points Simon Gamache 184 2000–01
Most points, rookie Simon Gamache 62 1998–99
Most points, defenseman Didier Tremblay 74 1998–99
Best GAA (goalie) Sébastien Charpentier 2.74 1995–96
Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played

NHL alumni

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