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Cataractes Take Memorial Cup Over Knight's Knights – Anton Zlobin scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead the Shawinigan Cataractes to a 2-1 victory over the London Knights and capture the first MasterCard Memorial Cup title in franchise history.

Shawinigan becomes the ninth host team since 1983 to win the title, and the first to eliminate all three league champions (WHL, OHL and QMJHL) in three straight games.

The London Knights were the first to get on the board at 5:42. Austin Watson was the author of a beautiful feed to Ryan Rupert who netted his second goal of the tournament.

Memorial Cup Update: 05.24.12 – The Saint John Sea Dogs defeated the host Shawinigan Cataractes 4-1 Wednesday night, guaranteeing them a spot in Friday’s semifinal game.

Shawinigan will face the Edmonton Oil Kings Thursday night in the tiebreaking game, with the winner earning a spot in the semifinals. The winner of the semifinal game will then compete against Bruins prospect Jared Knight and the London Knights on Sunday, May 27 in the Memorial Cup Championship game. The Knights are looking to claim their first Memorial Cup since 2005.

Memorial Cup Update: 05.23.12 – 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.

The Memorial Cup is Underway – Bruins prospect Jared Knight and the OHL champion London Knights opened up Memorial Cup play this weekend with games against the Saint John Sea Dogs and Shawinigan Cataractes.

On Saturday, Knight recorded one assist in his team’s 5-3 victory over the defending Memorial Cup champion Saint John Sea Dogs. The 5’10”, 185-pound wing was the 32nd overall pick for the Bruins in 2010 and is an alternate captain for the Knights. Following the game, he expressed what the win meant for the team.

“This is huge, I mean especially against Saint John, but it’s just one game,” he told “We have to stay focused and stick to our game plan.”

Memorial Cup Team Capsules

Starting Saturday night, Bruins prospect Jared Knight will lead his London Knights into the 2012 Memorial Cup. Check out a breakdown of Junior Hockey’s final four…

Four Bruins Continue to Play – If you are anything like me, you’re having just a little bit of trouble watching the NHL playoffs.

However, there are some bright spots for Boston’s hockey fans as they try to enjoy the springtime while wearing their Black & Gold on the beach, boat or golf course as two key players on the Bruins NHL roster and two B’s prospects are still playing.

We’ll start with the IIHF World Hockey Championships where defenseman Zdeno Chara, center David Krejci and goaltending prospect Lars Volden are all representing their countries in hockey’s annual non-Stanley right of spring.