The 1998–99 QMJHL season
was the 30th season in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
. The league continued its trend of teams relocating into the Atlantic Canada
market, when Laval moved to Bathurst, New Brunswick
. Fifteen teams played 70 games each in the schedule. The Québec Remparts
repeated as first overall in the regular season winning their second consecutive Jean Rougeau Trophy
. The Acadie-Bathurst Titan
won the President's Cup
, defeating the Hull Olympiques
in the finals.
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; PTS = Points; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes
was the leading scorer of the playoffs with 41 points (20 goals, 21 assists).Division quarterfinals
Byes earned by: Québec Remparts, Halifax Mooseheads, Shawinigan Cataractes, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 games to 1.
- Rimouski Océanic defeated Moncton Wildcats 4 games to 0.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Victoriaville Tigres 4 games to 2.
- Sherbrooke Castors defeated Val-d'Or Foreurs 4 games to 2.Division semifinals
- Québec Remparts defeated Rimouski Océanic 4 games to 3.
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Halifax Mooseheads 4 games to 1.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Shawinigan Cataractes 4 games to 2.
- Rouyn-Noranda Huskies defeated Sherbrooke Castors 4 games to 3.Division finals
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Québec Remparts 4 games to 2.
- Hull Olympiques defeated Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 games to 0.League finals
- Acadie-Bathurst Titan defeated Hull Olympiques 4 games to 3.
- Goalkeeper - Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- Left Defence - Jiri Fischer, Hull Olympiques
- Right Defence - Jonathan Girard, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Left Winger - Jerome Tremblay, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Centreman - Mike Ribeiro, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Right Winger - James Desmarais, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Coach - Guy Chouinard, Québec RempartsSecond team
- Goalkeeper - Maxime Ouellet, Québec Remparts
- Left Defence - Simon Tremblay, Québec Remparts
- Right Defence - Dmitri Tolkunov, Québec Remparts
- Left Winger - David Thibeault, Victoriaville Tigres
- Centreman - Simon Gagne, Québec Remparts
- Right Winger - Mathieu Benoit, Chicoutimi Saguenéens / Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Coach - Denis Francoeur, Shawinigan CataractesRookie team
- Goalkeeper - Alexei Volkov, Halifax Mooseheads
- Left Defence - Andrew Carver, Hull Olympiques
- Right Defence - Dimitri Kalinin, Moncton Wildcats
- Left Winger - Juraj Kolnik, Québec Remparts / Rimouski Océanic
- Centreman - Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Right Winger - Guillaume Lamoureux, Val-d'Or Foreurs
- Coach - Bruce Campbell, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
- List of First/Second/Rookie team all-stars
Trophies and awards
- President's Cup - Playoff Champions, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Jean Rougeau Trophy - Regular Season Champions, Québec Remparts
- Robert Lebel Trophy - Team with best GAA, Halifax MooseheadsPlayer
- Michel Brière Memorial Trophy - Most Valuable Player, Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- Jean Béliveau Trophy - Top Scorer, Mike Ribeiro, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Guy Lafleur Trophy - Playoff MVP, Mathieu Benoit, Acadie-Bathurst Titan
- Telus Cup – Offensive - Offensive Player of the Year, James Desmarais, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
- Telus Cup – Defensive - Defensive Player of the Year, Mathieu Chouinard, Shawinigan Cataractes
- AutoPro Plaque - Best plus/minus total, Simon Tremblay, Québec Remparts
- Philips Plaque - Best faceoff percentage, Eric Demers, Moncton Wildcats
- Jacques Plante Memorial Trophy - Best GAA, Maxime Ouellet, Québec Remparts
- Emile Bouchard Trophy - Defenceman of the Year, Jiri Fischer, Hull Olympiques
- Mike Bossy Trophy - Best Pro Prospect, Maxime Ouellet, Quebec Remparts
- RDS Cup - Rookie of the Year, Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Michel Bergeron Trophy - Offensive Rookie of the Year, Ladislav Nagy, Halifax Mooseheads
- Raymond Lagacé Trophy - Defensive Rookie of the Year, Alexei Volkov, Halifax Mooseheads
- Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy - Most sportsmanlike player, Eric Chouinard, Québec Remparts
- QMJHL Humanitarian of the Year - Humanitarian of the Year, Philippe Sauvé, Rimouski Océanic
- Marcel Robert Trophy - Best Scholastic Player, Christian Robichaud, Victoriaville Tigres
- Paul Dumont Trophy - Personality of the Year, Simon Gagne, Québec Remparts Executive
- Ron Lapointe Trophy - Coach of the Year, Guy Chouinard, Québec Remparts
- John Horman Trophy - Executive of the Year, Charles Henry, Hull Olympiques
- St-Clair Group Plaque - Marketing Director of the Year, Matt McKnight, Halifax Mooseheads