Saturday, 1 May 2010

Road to the 2010 Memorial Cup


The Calgary Hitmen scored four times in the first period and went on to a 7-0 victory over the Tri-City Americans in the opening game of the Western Hockey League's Championship Series on Friday night.

Defenceman Matt MacKenzie and Misha Fisenko scored a pair of goals each for the Hitmen while Martin Jones stopped 26 shots for the shutout.

Hartney product Del Cowan added a pair of asists for the Hitmen, who are trying to win their first league title since 1999.

Game #2 goes Saturday night at the Saddledome.

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The Moncton Wildcats took the opening game of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Championship Series on Friday.

Gabriel Bourque had a hat-trick as the Wildcats defeated the Saint John Sea Dogs 5-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the League Final.

Game #2 is Sunday in Saint John.

Former Wheat Kings' head coach Mike Kelly is the associate head coach and director of hockey operations with the Sea Dogs.

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The Ontario Hockey League Final is on a break until Sunday.

The defending Memorial Cup Champion Windsor Spitfires have a 2-0 lead over the Barrie Colts with Game #3 and #4 on Sunday and Tuesday in Windsor.

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