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.
MSU adds Swedish defenseman
The Michigan Spartans extra Swedish 6-foot-6 defenseman Viktor Hurtig to the 2022-23 hockey roster.
A sixth-spherical draft choice of the New Jersey Devils in the 2021 NHL entry draft, Hurtig had 4 targets and 7 helps for 11 points in 25 online games with the Vaxjo Lakers in the Swedish Hockey League very last 12 months.
“Hurtig’s dimensions, skating and skill with the puck will assist our team,” MSU head mentor Adam Nightingale explained in a statement. “We glance forward to him supporting our team together with continuing his advancement in the direction of a expert occupation.”
Hockey Canada funding halted
Financial institution of Nova Scotia has halted its sponsorship of Hockey Canada amid allegations that it failed to report an alleged sexual-assault committed by its gamers.
A female filed a lawsuit alleging that 8 hockey players assaulted her just after a Hockey Canada Basis golf function in 2018, in accordance to court paperwork submitted in April.
The federal governing administration is investigating the organization’s decision to settle the sexual assault allegation out of court docket to figure out no matter if taxpayer cash have been utilised to go over its prices. Hockey Canada is the governing body for the sport in Canada.
Canada’s third-greatest financial institution is pausing its funding “until we are confident the appropriate methods are getting taken to make improvements to the tradition inside of the activity – both equally on and off the ice,” Main Government Officer Brian J. Porter mentioned in a assertion Tuesday.
The lender is canceling its promoting and functions for the World Junior Championship in August, and is redirecting the funding to other packages, which include the Women’s World Championship. Porter additional that the lender expects Hockey Canada to cooperate with the federal government’s investigation and to assure that the bank’s sponsorship resources were used for intended uses.
“The time for change is prolonged overdue,” Porter mentioned. “We contact on Hockey Canada to shift with a perception of urgency in purchase to make certain that the activity we enjoy is held to the maximum requirements, and can certainly be hockey for all.”
Organization progress and partnerships account for 43% of the organization’s funding, and authorities help 6%, in accordance to its 2021 once-a-year report. Scotiabank declined to disclose aspects on the total of funding it has presented to the business.
Hockey Canada settled the circumstance with the lady who had submitted a C$3.55 million ($2.76 million) lawsuit in opposition to the group, the Canadian Hockey League and the unnamed players, as initially reported by TSN. The plaintiff also claimed that Hockey Canada was informed of the alleged assaults and that it failed to examine accused gamers.
The National Hockey League introduced in early June that it is conducting its very own investigation into the make any difference as some of those people players involved could be at the moment playing in the league.
The allegations versus the unnamed players have not been proved in courtroom.