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Host Saint John wins Memorial Cup; MSU adds Swedish defenseman

Host Saint John wins Memorial Cup; MSU adds Swedish defenseman

Host Saint John wins Memorial Cup; MSU adds Swedish defenseman

Vincent Sevigny and Cam MacDonald scored early and the host Saint John Sea Dogs won the Memorial Cup, beating the Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 on Wednesday night at TD Station in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Saint John gained its next Memorial Cup title in four appearances, rebounding from a 1st-round decline to Rimouski in the Quebec Key Junior Hockey League playoffs.

The 2011 Sea Canine, coached by former Detroit Pink Wings ahead Gerard Gallant, won the Memorial Cup in Mississauga, Ontario.

Riley Bezeau, William Dufour, Josh Lawrence and Peter Reynolds also scored for Saint John, directed by interim mentor Gardiner MacDougall of the University of New Brunswick. Nikolas Hurtubise made 25 will save.

Mason McTavish scored twice for Hamilton. Jan Mysak also linked. Westland’s Avery Hayes and Northville’s Ryan Humphrey were scoreless for the Bulldogs.