Canadian Hockey League

Nordiques fans have shown up at NHL rinks asking for a team to return to Quebec (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Quebec City Making Poor Case For NHL Return

There is no way to sugarcoat this — Quebec City does not deserve an NHL team. Not after its lack of support for the ongoing Memorial Cup. A sparse, make […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, News/Commentary
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Kelowna Rockets forward Rourke Chartier, who typically centres Nick Merkey, is sidelined by an undisclosed injury suffered on April 28 in a 7-3 road loss to Portland in Game 3 of that third-round series. Chartier is back skating, but his status is questionable heading into the WHL final.

Generals, not Rockets, off to Final at Memorial Cup

• Kelowna Rockets Team Preview • Quebec Remparts 4, Kelowna Rockets 3 • Kelowna Rockets 7, Rimouski Oceanic 3 Ken Appleby and the Oshawa Generals are off to the Memorial Cup final. […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
KELOWNA, CANADA - MAY 11: Leon Draisaitl #29 of Kelowna Rockets takes a shot on net during first period and scores the opening goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on May 11, 2015 during game 3 of the WHL final series at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)  *** Local Caption *** Leon Draisaitl;

Rockets Return to Form at Memorial Cup

• Kelowna Rockets Team Preview • Quebec Remparts 4, Kelowna Rockets 3 The Kelowna Rockets — and captain Madison Bowey — are back on track at the Memorial Cup. After struggling in their tournament […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
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Josh Morrissey, left, and Madison Bowey, middle, anchor the Kelowna Rockets' blue-line.

Rusty Start for Rockets at Memorial Cup

The Kelowna Rockets didn’t have a strong showing in their Memorial Cup opener. Sure, it came down to the wire with Zachary Fucale making a glove save on his world-junior […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
Anthony Duclair [photo: David Chan]

One Player to Watch on Each Memorial Cup Team

Hockey fans are about to get incredibly spoiled. The coming week and half will not only boast the NHL’s Western and Eastern Conference final series, it will also feature the […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL
KELOWNA, CANADA - MAY 13: The Kelowna Rockets celebrate the WHL Championship title after defeating the Brandon Wheat Kings in four straight games of the final series on May 13, 2015 during game 4 of the WHL final series at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)  *** Local Caption *** Championship

Memorial Cup Primer: Getting to Know the Kelowna Rockets

The puck is about to drop on the Memorial Cup in Quebec City, with the host Remparts taking on the WHL champion Kelowna Rockets in tonight’s tournament opener. This 10-day […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
Frederik Gauthier (Rimouski Oceanic)

CHL MasterCard Memorial Cup Preview

The CHL MasterCard Memorial Cup tournament is scheduled to start Friday in Quebec, in which the best teams from the three CHL leagues across the country will vie for the […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
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Memorial Cup Madness: Tobias Lindberg Edition

The NHL playoffs are not the only high stakes hockey happening in late May. From May 22nd to 31st, the winners of the OHL, WHL and QJMHL playoffs, plus the […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Ottawa Senators
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Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is interviewed by Sportsnet's Gene Principe after being named the WHL's playoff MVP.

Oilers’ Draisaitl Lifts Rockets to WHL Title

Leon Draisaitl for a first-round pick. Yeah, Bruce Hamilton would make that deal again. Every day of the week. Twice on Sunday. It was an unprecedented move when it went […]

Connor McDavid (Photo: OHL Images)

McDavid Misses Out on Memorial Cup

Friday brought a bittersweet end to Connor McDavid’s junior career. His Erie Otters lost in the OHL final, falling in five games to the Oshawa Generals, but McDavid was still […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Prospects
The 1965 Memorial Cup Champion Niagara Falls Flyers.

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Parent Leads Flyers to Cup

(Author’s note – this is not the last time in hockey history we would see this headline.) The 1965 Memorial Cup final came to a merciful end last night as […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · CHL, Hockey History
Connor McDavid is the inevitable pick at number one, but are teams tanking for him? (Photo: OHL Images)

Will McDavid Make Most Of His Game 5 Guarantee?

Alex Ovechkin was not the only superstar to make a guarantee. Whether it was his intention or not, Connor McDavid turned a question about his potential last game with the […]