Here is the Memorial Cup schedule:
Friday, May 22: Kelowna 3 vs. Quebec 4 (9,497)
Saturday, May 23: Rimouski 3 vs. Oshawa 4 (8,409)
Sunday, May 24: Quebec 4 vs. Oshawa 5 (OT) (10,970)
Monday, May 25: Rimouski 3 vs. Kelowna 7 (6,981)
Tuesday, May 26: Oshawa 2 vs. Kelowna 1 (7,002)
Wednesday, May 27: Quebec 0 vs. Rimouski 4 (10,277)
Thursday, May 28 (tiebreaker): Quebec 5 vs. Rimouski 2 (6,533)
Friday, May 29 (semifinal): Kelowna 9 vs. Quebec 3 (9,870)
Sunday, May 31 (championship): Oshawa 2 vs. Kelowna 1 (OT) (10,391)
Every time I hear it referred to as the "Mastercard" Memorial Cup, I die just a little inside.— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) June 1, 2015
Might Kelly McCrimmon, the owner, general manager and head coach of the Brandon Wheat Kings, end up with the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs? That’s just one of the things Elliotte Friedman touches on in his weekly 30 Thoughts. It’s right here.
In the ECHL, F Sean Dolan broke a 3-3 tie with a shorthanded goal at 11:30 of the third period as the visiting South Carolina Stingrays opened the championship final with a 4-3 victory over the Allen Americans. . . . Attendance was 4,047. . . . F Spencer Asuchak of Kamloops scored once for Allen and was named the game’s third star. . . . The final is using a 3-3-1 format, with Game 2 in Allen on Tuesday.
In the AHL, the Utica Comets scored three first-period goals and went on to beat the host Grand Rapids Griffins 3-2 in Game 5 of the Calder Cup final. . . . The Comets lead the Western Conference final 3-2 with Game 6 in Utica on Tuesday. . . . Former WHLers Wacey Hamilton and Hunter Shinkaruk had a goal each for the Comets. . . . Attendance was 7,415.
No one has been a thorn in the side of organizations like FIFA and the IOC like Andrew Jennings. So if you would like some insight into what has been going on at FIFA, read Jennings’ first-person report right here. It is amazing.
If you want still more on the FIFA mess, check out this piece right here by Jere Longman of The New York Times as he explains how the Cayman Islands came to be as powerful in the organization as any of the other member countries.
Wenatchee Wild press conference tomorrow at 3 pm Town Toyota Center. This will be a game changer for the Wild. #wildfamily #boarderwars— Bliss Littler (@BlissLittler) May 31, 2015
Might the Wild announce its much-speculated upon move to the BCHL at today's news conference?
76% of favours in Canada are done for free beer— Stats Canada (@stats_canada) May 31, 2015
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