ice hockey team
The Val-d'Or Foreurs are a Canadian ice hockey team. They began playing in 1969. The team currently plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. They play their home games in Val-d'Or, Quebec at the Centre Air Creebec.
|League||Quebec Major Junior Hockey League|
|Home arena||Centre Air Creebec|
|Colours||Green, gold, white, black |
|General manager||Jacques Carrière|
|Head coach||Mario Durocher|
The name of the team is reference to the drilling operations that are associated with mining and exploration and are one of the major sources of blue-collar work in the area of Val-d'Or. The team's name is translated to "Valley of Gold Drillers".
They have won the President's Cup two times and have been to the Memorial Cup finals twice.