P.E.I. Rocket

The P.E.I. Rocket are a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The franchise was granted in 1999, however the Rocket were originally located in Montreal, Quebec and called the Montreal Rocket. In 2003 they were relocated to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. They are named after the legendary Maurice Richard (known as the Rocket) of the Montreal Canadiens, and their team crest depicts his number, 9, which the Rocket have never issued. The Rocket play at the Charlottetown Civic Centre. NHL alumni of the team include Maxim Lapierre, Ryane Clowe, and Pascal Leclaire.

Beginning in the 2013-14 season, the Rocket will be rebranded as the P.E.I. Islanders.

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