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Acadie–Bathurst Titan

ice hockey team

The Acadie–Bathurst Titan are a Canadian ice hockey team. The team began playing in 1969. The team currently plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). They play their home games in Bathurst, New Brunswick at the K. C. Irving Regional Centre.

Acadie–Bathurst Titan
CityBathurst, New Brunswick
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
ConferenceTelus
DivisionTelus Maritimes
Founded1969
Home arenaK. C. Irving Regional Centre
ColoursRed, white, gold and blue
                   
General managerCanada Sylvain Couturier
Head coachCanada Ron Choules
CaptainRaphaël Lafontaine
Alternates captains:
Lucas Grundy
Websitewww.letitan.com
Franchise history
1969–1971Rosemont National
1971–1979Laval National
1979–1985Laval Voisins
1985–1994Laval Titan
1994–1998Laval Titan Collège Français
1998–presentAcadie–Bathurst Titan

The team was first created in 1969 and played in Rosemont National as the Rosemont, Quebec. They moved to Laval to become the Laval National, and later the Laval Voisins. In 1985, they were known as the Laval Titan, and in 1994, they became the Laval Titan Collège Français from a merger with the Verdun Collège Français. In 1998, the moved to Bathurst and became the Acadie–Bathurst Titan

The Titan organization have won President's Cup five times. In the 1999–2000 season, they had the first female to be drafted by a QMJHL team when they drafted Charline Labonté, a 17-year-old Quebec goaltender who spent parts of two seasons with the team.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "An Interview With… Charline Labonte". Canadian Women's Hockey League. Retrieved 2014-03-19.

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