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Knights Edge Huskies in OT for Memorial Cup

May 29, 2016 - Matthew Tkachuk scored 7:49 into overtime to lead the London Knights to their second Memorial Cup title in franchise history in a hard-fought 3-2 win over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. Tkachuk took a feed from Aiden Jamieson before beating Huskies goaltender Chase Marchand with a quick release over the shoulder, sending the London bench spilling onto the ice in celebration after their 17th straight victory. The close contest saw Knights forward Mitch Marner awarded with the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as MasterCard Me... Full Story

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Chill Acquire Plunkett of West Salem from Ice Dogs

May 28, 2016 - The Coulee Region Chill acquired defenseman Marshal Plunkett in trade from the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Plunkett, a native of nearby West Salem, WI, recently completed his first season in the NAHL where he competed in 38 games with the 2016 Robertson Cup Champions. He was the youngest player on the Ice Dogs roster and accumulated one goal and three assists and a +13 rating over the season. Before making the jump to the NAHL, Plunkett played for the Madison Capitols 16U team of the NAPHL. During the 2014-15 season he competed i... Full Story

Carter Hart of the Everett Silvertips Named CHL Goaltender of the Year

May 28, 2016 - EVERETT, Wash. - Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips) goaltender Carter Hart has been named recipient of the Vaughn Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Year award, announced today in conjunction with the CHL at the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup festivities in Red Deer. Hart, 17, adds to his resume as the first Silvertip goaltender to capture the award in the franchise's 13 seasons, in addition to earning the Del Wilson Memorial Trophy as WHL Goaltender of the Year in his second full WHL campaign. The 6-foot-1, 170-p... Full Story

Huskies Gain Early Lead, Advance with 3-1 Win

May 27, 2016 - RED DEER, Alberta - After surrendering five unanswered in a 5-2 loss to the Rebels on Sunday, the Huskies held down their two-goal cushion, taking a 3-1 win behind Chase Marchand's 36 saves. Francis Perron, Martins Dzierkals and Nikolas Brouillard had goals as the Huskies prevailed despite being outshot 37-27 and 26-12 over the final 40 minutes of the contest. A back-and-forth opening half of the first period featured both goaltenders involved in the action. Red Deer's Rylan Toth took away a quality scoring chance f... Full Story

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