BostonBruins.com – The Shawinigan Cataractes defeated the London Knights 2-1 in overtime Sunday to claim the Memorial Cup Championship.
Shawinigan became only the second team in Memorial Cup history to win the title after playing in the tiebreaker game. They captured the first championship in team history by winning three games in four nights.
Forward Anton Zlobin scored both goals for the Cataractes, with the game-winner coming nearly 18 minutes into overtime. Teammate Michael Chaput was the top scorer for the tournament and earned MVP honors.
BostonBruins.com – Boston Bruins prospect Jared Knight and the London Knights clinched a spot in the Memorial Cup semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings Tuesday night.
Forward Austin Watson, a 2010 first round pick of the Nashville Predators, was named the game’s first star after scoring his second goal of the tournament. London goaltender Michael Houser, the OHL Most Outstanding Player of the Year, allowed only one goal on 21 shots faced.