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2022 Stanley Cup Final – Does Andrei Vasilevskiy belong on the Mount Rushmore of playoff goalies? – ESPN



DENVER — Even the best in the world can have his bad moments.

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final marked the first time Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy had given up three goals in the first period of a playoff game. Two of those Colorado Avalanche tallies uncharacteristically trickled through him for what could be termed “soft” goals, at least by his standards.

But being the best in the world comes with an unparalleled confidence in one’s abilities. He stopped every shot he faced until the Avalanche won in overtime, challenging attacking players with a ferocity undeterred by his first-period struggles. “He’s an all-world goaltender. He stood tall and gave us a chance to win it,” captain Steven Stamkos said.

The Lightning don’t worry about Andrei Vasilevskiy. Frankly, they’re in awe of him.

“It’s pretty cool to play with a player that’s going to go down as one of the best that’s ever played the game,” Tampa Bay Lightning winger Alex Killorn said of his goaltender.

At this point in his career, trying to contextualize the inherent greatness of Andrei Vasilevskiy is like awarding an Oscar for best picture halfway through a movie’s premiere. He turns 28 next month. He’s finishing his eighth NHL season, all with the Lightning. He led the NHL in regular-season wins in five of those seasons, capturing the Vezina Trophy in 2018-19 as the league’s top goaltender.

But it’s the postseason accomplishments that have players like Killorn anointing Vasilevskiy the GOAT before he turns 30.

Entering Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche, he had played in 98 postseason games. He won 61 of them. He has a career postseason save percentage of .925, tied with Dominik Hasek, which is .001 away from the best of all time. His stats in games in which the Lightning eliminated opponents are legendary: He has six career series-clinching shutouts, the most in NHL history.

If coffee is for closers, Vasilevskiy would be Starbucks.

Oh, and he was the backbone for consecutive Stanley Cup championships and potentially a third in a row, collecting a Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP in 2021.

That too.

There has been some “Goalie Mount Rushmore” talk about Vasilevskiy this postseason. Perhaps you’ve heard it or seen it. So I asked someone whose visage is already chiseled on that cliffside about whether Vasilevskiy belongs there at this juncture.

“I think so,” Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur said.

“The way he’s been playing for the last three years has been unbelievable. Some of his stats, those Game 7s and clinching games. It takes a special goalie to be that dominant for so many years,” he said. “How many times would it have been easy for him to say, you know what, I had a good run. I won these Stanley Cups. But he just perseveres, you know?”

In case you couldn’t tell, Marty is a bit enamored with Vasilevskiy. So is his son, as Vasilevskiy is his favorite goaltender — Brodeur told me that he has acquired a few autographed items through Tampa Bay goaltending coach Frantz Jean for the young fan in his life. For years, Brodeur put Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens on a pedestal as the NHL’s greatest modern day goaltender. Vasilevskiy changed that.

“Since he’s been on this run, it switched it for me,” Brodeur admitted.

Brodeur knows a thing or two about postseason success. Or three, actually, as in the number of Stanley Cups he won with the New Jersey Devils en route to 113 career postseason wins, second all time to Patrick Roy (151).

Three Cups. But not three in a row as Vasilevskiy is attempting to achieve.

“I never had the chance. I went to three Stanley Cup Finals in four years. I went back to back [in 2000 and 2001] and lost to Colorado in seven games,” Brodeur said. “What he’s on the verge of doing, it’s crazy.”

Let me get out my chisel for the Mount Rushmore of playoff goalies. Roy is on there — I mean, with 151 playoff wins, four Stanley Cups and a Conn Smythe paired with three of them, one could argue Roy deserves his own mountain.

I’d chisel Brodeur next to him. That third spot could go to a number of players: New York Islanders dynasty goalie Billy Smith, six-Cup winners Jacques Plante and Ken Dryden, Edmonton Oilers legend Grant Fuhr among them. Pick any of them and you’re golden.

And then I’d chisel Vasilevskiy next to them.

It’s not just the potential three Stanley Cup wins in a row. It’s the four trips to the conference finals in five years. It’s putting up elite numbers in an era that’s not the friendliest for goalies, against the greatest offensive talent we’ve ever seen. It’s the way he has done it: 13 series-clinching wins in his playoff career, trailing only Marc-Andre Fleury (16) among active goalies, with a .991 save percentage in his past eight series-clinching wins, dating back to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.

Again, just my opinion. Others don’t necessarily share it.

“It’s a little early to be talking about the Mount Rushmore of goalies because I’ve got a lot of respect for guys going back to the Johnny Bower days,” said Brian Engblom, a former NHL defenseman who has been a broadcaster for the Lightning during Vasilevskiy’s career. “It’s a hard question. You’re talking about the whole history of the NHL. You have to take longevity into it, right? He can’t have done any better than he has up until this point, and I fully expect him to keep doing the same thing.”

What does Vasilevskiy do that makes him better than everyone else?

“He is a machine,” Engblom said. “He’s got the best legs of any goalie I’ve ever seen in the National Hockey League. He’s so fast. They call him the Big Cat for a reason. I’ve seen so many plays where guys come in and give a million-dollar move and then he shoots out a leg. You can see the expression on the forward’s face: ‘C’mon, you didn’t stop that one, that’s impossible.’ He does the impossible.”

What does that mean?

“He can go both directions at the same time.”

Like Mr. Fantastic from the Fantastic Four?

“Watch him in the warm-ups. He’ll sit in the splits for like 30 seconds, like a gymnast. He’s a phenomenal athlete, incredibly powerful and all the attributes. But more than anything, he’s driven to be a winner. He’s driven to be the best.”

I asked Vasilevskiy’s backup, Brian Elliott, about that drive to succeed.

“It’s pretty special. It’s something that when I signed here I was really happy to be partnered up with him. One of the best guys to do it,” Elliott said. “I was lucky enough to have one of those stints when Marty Brodeur was with us in St. Louis. It’s something you never forget, being at a practice and looking at a legend at the other end. [Vasy] is making himself into one of those guys that’ll go down in history. That’s pretty special to me.”

Does he belong on the Mount Rushmore of playoff goalies?

“I don’t put him there. He puts himself there,” Elliott deadpanned. “I don’t get into that whole debate. He’s proven, and still proving, what he can do.”

The mind boggles at what Vasilevskiy could end up proving when all is said and done. His first full season as a starter was 2017-18. He has gotten 188 wins in the five-year span since then out of 372 possible games due to shortened seasons (winning 50.5% of his team’s games). According to ESPN Stats & Information, five more seasons at that win rate would mean 207 victories; 10 more seasons would be 414 more victories. The latter would put him at 643 career wins, or 48 behind Brodeur’s all-time record of 691.

Hypothetically, even if we dock Vasilevskiy 10 wins in Years 6-10 due to his age and/or playing with lesser teams, he’d still be approaching 600 wins and easily be in second place in NHL history.

Does Brodeur hear the footsteps?

“Not yet,” he said. “He’s got a little ways to go, but that’s fine. Like I told you before, if someone gets to the record, they’re going to deserve it.”

As I admire my masonry work in putting Andrei Vasilevskiy on my Mount Rushmore of playoff goalies, I agree with Brodeur. Vasilevskiy is not quite there on the Mount Rushmore of regular-season goalies.

Not yet, at least.

“You’re getting maybe half his face on Mount Rushmore,” Engblom said, metaphorical chisel in hand. “I’ll reserve the other half for when he plays for another eight or nine years.”

Until then, we’ll continue to witness the burgeoning legend of Andrei Vasilevskiy.

“That’s how you gauge players: how they play in big-time games,” Killorn said. “He’s been nothing but tremendous in these games.”

Jersey Foul of the week

From humid Tampa Bay:

There was some debate among Lightning fans as to why this celebration of Phil Esposito, the Hockey Hall of Famer who was a driving force in expansion to Tampa, should be considered a Foul.

At a minimum, it’s because this is a hockey jersey, not a billboard, and should be treated as such. But also, from a design standpoint, that giant blue ocean of color under the nameplate is just aesthetically distracting. At least put a No. 92 there in honor of when the team was founded. Although it would still be a Foul.

Video of the week

The Avalanche are in the Stanley Cup Final. It’s about time this gets unearthed.

In 2012, Imagine Dragons put out a video for their song “Radioactive” that featured Alexandra Daddario and a subplot about Muppet pit fighting. This somehow inspired the Colorado Avalanche to create their own version of a “Radioactive” video in 2014 that featured current players Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon as well as former Avs Paul Stastny and Matt Duchene.

There’s a lot of sweat. And lip-syncing. And sweaty lip-syncing. There’s also a clip of then-head coach Patrick Roy trying to fight Bruce Boudreau between the benches, which was truly radioactive.

“Imagine Avs,” as it was known, was a collaboration between the team and Imagine Dragons. The Avalanche actually deleted it from their official YouTube channel some time ago. You can watch it above or on Streamable.

We demand a remake if they win the Stanley Cup. Or, if they lose, force the players to sweaty-lip-sync to “Thunder.”

Winners and losers of the week

Winner: Vegas Golden Knights

Bruce Cassidy is a terrific coach and a straightforward one. He’s as candid as they come. His hiring will benefit the Golden Knights, who could use someone to slice through the nonsense and take a fresh look under the hood to see what’s wrong with their engine. For Cassidy, he takes over a contender on the way up instead of a fading one in Boston. Good news all around with this hire.

Loser: Secrecy

I like John Tortorella with the Philadelphia Flyers, a hiring that ESPN’s Kevin Weekes said is in the works. You couldn’t cook up a better aesthetic and philosophical fit than Seething Man and the Broad Street Bullies. That said, it’s a tough look for the Flyers to have reports that Barry Trotz was (a) their first choice and (b) turned down $7 million annually (!) to coach the team.

Winner: Arizona Coyotes

Find me anyone who loves anything more than Gary Bettman loves the Arizona market for the NHL. At his state of the league news conference, the commissioner once again went to bat for the Coyotes’ three-year (plus an option for a fourth!) plan to play in an arena at Arizona State University that seats no more than 5,000 fans.

“It’s not unprecedented. You do what you have to do if you believe in the market long term. We remain excited and optimistic about the [Tempe] project,” he said, citing the possible arena project that would be constructed while the Coyotes play at ASU. Bettman even cited several examples of teams playing in smaller venues temporarily, like the San Jose Sharks at the Cow Palace and Tampa Bay Lightning at Expo Hall. Never mind those were expansion teams, and that those placeholder venues still hold twice the capacity of ASU.

Loser: San Jose Sharks

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly revealed that the Evander Kane contract termination grievance with the San Jose Sharks “has been delayed due to scheduling conflicts with the case’s arbitrator, and may not be reached before free agency opens July 13.”

While this obviously affects Kane, writer Sheng Peng spells out why it impacts the Sharks even more, from cap space to buyout decisions.

Winner: Emphatic decisions

Kudos to the NHL for quickly and sternly addressing the elephant in the room: What happens when the Lightning or Avalanche win the Cup and one of their Russian players wants to take the chalice to their homeland, which is currently being ostracized by the NHL for its invasion of Ukraine?

“We made both clubs aware already with respect to this summer, the Cup is not going to Russia or Belarus,” Daly said. “We may owe a Cup trip in the future, just like we did with the pandemic. But it’s not happening this summer.”

Loser: Gerard Gallant

I received a few text messages from hockey public relations professionals who were stunned by the Rangers coach’s fumbling of Kaapo Kakko‘s healthy scratch in Game 6 against the Lightning. Gallant refused to address it during the game or after the game.

It was only later that he revealed it was only a decision meant to give his team the best possible lineup. But by refusing to engage on the matter, Gallant opened up the spigot for a flood of speculation about Kakko and the “real” reason he was out of the lineup, from an incident with the coach to other more extreme theories. That’s a shame and something completely unwarranted. It’s such an unforced error.

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Canada's Summer McIntosh, 15, wins 2nd gold medal at world aquatics – CBC Sports



Summer McIntosh of Kelowna, B.C., capped a sensational week of swimming on Saturday, becoming the first Canadian with two victories and four medals at a single world championship.

The 15-year-old lowered her junior record time to four minutes 32.04 seconds in the women’s 400-metre individual medley on Saturday in Budapest, Hungary. Earlier this week, she also set world junior marks in the 200 butterfly (gold) and 400 freelstyle (silver) while earning freestyle relay bronze in the 200.

‘”This is a dream come true,” McIntosh gushed to the crowd in the post swim on-deck interview. At 15 years 311 days, she is the second-youngest winner of the women’s 400 IM behind Tracy Caulkins of the United States, who was 15 years 224 days in her 1978 win in West Berlin.

McIntosh took the lead early in Saturday’s race and waged a battle with American Katie Grimes, who touched the wall in 4:32.67 for her second silver of these worlds after placing second in the 1,500. Teammate Emma Weyant, the 2020 Olympic silver medallist, earned bronze in 4:36.00.

“It’s really cool to race someone like Katie as she is around my age and she’s a really tough competitor,” said McIntosh, who clocked 4:34.86 on April 9 at Canadian trials. “So I’m looking forward to racing her and keep pushing myself.”

WATCH | McIntosh holds off American Katie Grimes for 4th world medal:

Canadian Summer McIntosh wins 400m medley at swimming worlds

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The 15-year-old edged American Katie Grimes by 0.63 seconds at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary had her streak of consecutive world titles in the 400 medley halted at four as she finished fourth in 4:37.89. The 33-year-old has won the race five times in her last seven appearances at worlds and still holds the world record of 4:26.36 and 4:29.33 championship mark from 2016 and 2017, respectively.

Canada’s women wrapped up the competition with bronze in the 100 medley relay, matching their result from 2019 worlds.

Kylie Masse, Rachel Nicol, Maggie Mac Neil and anchor Penny Oleksiak stopped the clock in 3:55.01, behind the Americans (3:53.78) and Australia (3:54.25). It was Nicol’s first world medal while Oleksiak broke a tie with Masse with her ninth career medal at the event, all in the relay.

“‘It’s obvious at this point I wouldn’t be here without the team, so it feels weird to claim that title on my own,” Oleksiak told Swimming Canada of her success. ”I feel really lucky to be part of Team Canada.”

WATCH | Oleksiak sets Canadian record for most medals at aquatics worlds:

Penny Oleksiak sets Canadian record for most medals at aquatics world championships

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The 22-year-old from Toronto, Ont., becomes the most decorated Canadian swimmer at the aquatics world championships after winning bronze in the 4x100m medley relay.

Three years ago, Sydney Pickrem, Masse, Mac Neil and Oleksiak posted a time of 3:53.58 in Gwangju, South Korea.

Saturday’s relay bronze was the national record-extending 11th medal — three gold, four silver, four bronze — for Canada at these worlds after it surpassed the mark of eight at a single world championships from 2019 on Friday.

McIntosh only led Grimes by 9-100ths of a second through 50 metres but was 62-100ths ahead midway through the backstroke leg and under world-record pace through 200 metres, in front by 1.33 seconds.

WATCH | McIntosh captures gold in 400m IM:

Summer McIntosh wins gold in 400m individual medley

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15-year-old Summer McIntosh set a new world junior record in the 400m individual medley to win gold at the 2022 FINA world championships in Budapest.

3 top-10 finishes in Olympic debut

Hosszu gained ground in the breaststroke and moved into third spot at the 250-metre mark, with McIntosh holding a 2.15-second advantage over Grimes. But Weyant overtook Hosszu for bronze position through 300 metres and stayed there while Grimes closed to within 98-100ths of McIntosh with 50 metres remaining.

Last summer, a 14-year-old McIntosh was the youngest member of the Canadian Olympic team in Tokyo but certainly didn’t show her age on the world’s grandest athletic stage.

WATCH | McIntosh swims to world silver in 400m freestyle:

Summer McIntosh earns silver in 400m freestyle at world aquatics championships

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The Toronto native finished with a time of 3:59.39 for the 2nd-place finish at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

She placed fourth in the 400 free, at that point lowering the Canadian record twice. She was ninth in the 200 free and 11th in the 800 free, setting a national age group record. McIntosh was also part of the 200 relay squad that finished fourth in national record time, while her opening-leg swim broke the Canadian age group record.

At national trials two months ago in Victoria, McIntosh turned heads by winning four events and swimming the 400 free in the third-fastest time this year.

WATCH | McIntosh wins world 200m butterfly semifinal in junior record time:

Toronto teen Summer McIntosh sets world jr. record to qualify for world 200m butterfly final

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15-year-old Summer McIntosh swam the fastest qualifying time, and set a world junior record in the women’s 200 metre butterfly semifinals, to advance to the final at the 2022 FINA world championships in Budapest.

In the women’s medley relay, the Americans were favoured for gold while the Swedish foursome of Hanna Rosvall, Sophie Hansson, Louise Hansson and Sarah Sjoestroem were the fastest in qualifying in 3:56.77.

Masse, who fell short of the 200 backstroke podium on Friday in her bid for a third medal in Hungary, got the Canadians off to a quick start with the second-fastest reaction time at 0.54 and led Regan Smith of the U.S. for top spot through 50 metres and by 1-100th at the end of the leg.

Nichol took over in backstroke and fell off the pace, trailing the Americans 1.27 seconds. Mac Neil fell behind by 1.51 halfway through the butterfly and by 1.40 when anchor Penny Oleksiak entered the pool for the free.

Trademark finishing kick

Canada’s most decorated Olympian ever was unable to close the gap in the first half of her leg but managed to draw closer near the wall and finished 1.23 seconds off the winning time.

WATCH | Canada reaches podium in women’s medley relay:

Canadian women take bronze in 4x100m medley at swimming worlds

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Kylie Masse, Rachel Nichol, Maggie MacNeil and Penny Oleksiak claimed third place at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Masse, who won gold in the 50 backstroke and silver in the 100 earlier this week, is tied for second with Ryan Cochrane with eight career medals.

“It’s always special to be part of a relay team,” said Masse, based at HPC-Ontario. “It’s nice to be doing it more than just yourself and that always pushes me.”

The American quartet of Lilly King, Torri Huske, Claire Curzan and Smith proved too strong for the rest of the field.

“We take a lot of pride in that relay and really wanted to put in a good time and get that gold back from last summer [ at the Olympics]. We came out and did that, and it was a great race,” said Curzan, who anchored the U.S. home.

On Friday, the 22-year-old Oleksiak provided her trademark finishing kick in the mixed 100 relay, overtaking Curzan to push Canada to a silver medal with a national record time of 3:20.61. All eight of her medals (two silver, six bronze) have come in the relay.

WATCH | Oleksiak anchors Canada to mixed relay silver medal:

Silver in 4x100m freestyle gives Canada a national record 9th medal at swim worlds

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Penny Oleksiak, Kayla Sanchez, Javier Acevedo and Josh Liendo swam to a silver medal in the 4×100-metre mixed freestyle relay, giving Canada its ninth medal (two gold, four silver, three bronze) at the 2022 FINA world championships in Budapest. Canada’s previous record of eight medals (two gold, six bronze) was set at the 2019 worlds.

Oleksiak was fourth in the women’s 100 freestyle on Thursday, reaching the finish an agonizing 6-100ths behind bronze medallist Huske. The Toronto native won gold in the event at the 2016 Rio Olympics and placed fourth last summer in Tokyo.

WATCH | Oleksiak narrowly misses bronze in 100m freestyle:

Penny Oleksiak misses the world championship podium by 0.06 seconds

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Toronto’s Penny Oleksiak fell 0.06 seconds short of landing on the podium in the women’s 100 metre freestyle final, finishing in fourth place with a time of 52.98 seconds. Australian Mollie O’Callaghan won, ahead of Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden and American Torri Huske. Toronto’s Kayla Sanchez finished in sixth place.

Mollie O’Callaghan won Thursday’s competition before anchoring the Australian medley relay team to silver two days later.

In the men’s 4×100 medley relay, Canada’s Javier Acevedo, James Dergousoff, Joshua Liendo and Ruslan Gaziev swam to 11th in the preliminaries in 3:35.62.

Liendo led all Canadian men this week with bronze in the 100 free and 100 fly and silver in the mixed 100 free relay.

WATCH | Liendo bursts to bronze in 100m butterfly:

Josh Liendo claims 100m bronze for his 2nd medal at FINA world championships

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Josh Liendo of Markham, Ont., won bronze in the men’s 100-metre butterfly at the FINA world championships in Budapest on Friday, just two days after capturing his first career world championship medal by taking bronze in the 100-metre freestyle.

American Ress awarded backstroke gold after review

Justin Ress of the United States won gold in the 50 backstroke in dramatic circumstances after officials overturned his initial disqualification following a lengthy review.

Victory was earlier awarded to compatriot Hunter Armstrong after it was ruled that no part of Ress’s body was above the water as he reached first for the wall.

Ress, who had set the pace in the heats and the semifinals, was later reinstated as the winner and the medal ceremony held again, with Armstrong taking silver and Polish teenager Ksawery Masiuk having to settle for bronze.

In other action:

  • Gregorio Paltrinieri, gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics, set a new championship record in the 1,500 freestyle, comfortably finishing ahead of Robert Finke and Florian Wellbrock in a time of 14:32.80. The Italian looked on course to break Sun Yang’s world record of 14:31.02 but faded in the last 100 metres.
  • Earlier, former Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania clinched gold in the women’s 50 breaststroke, beating Italian Benedetta Pilato by 0.10 seconds, with Lara van Niekerk of South Africa coming home in third.

Meilutyte was handed a 24-month suspension in 2019 for anti-doping violations and returned to competitive action only in December last year.

Action in Budapest continues Sunday for live action beginning at 7 a.m. ET with the open water swimming team relay, followed by Canada vs. Netherlands in the women’s water polo crossover game at 8 ET.

The first diving final, men’s 3-metre springboard synchro, is scheduled for 10 a.m.

Coverage continues every day through July 3. Click on the link below for a full schedule of events.

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Dufour nets four as Sea Dogs rally past Cataractes, advance to Memorial Cup final – TSN



SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The Shawinigan Cataractes scored 49 seconds into Saturday’s final round robin game at the Memorial Cup and enjoyed a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.

Then William Dufour of the Saint John Sea Dogs said “hold my (root) beer.”

Dufour, the 2020 fifth-round draft pick of the New York Islanders, rattled off three consecutive goals in the second period and added a fourth in the third as the tournament hosts scored five unanswered goals to defeat the Cataractes 5-3 to earn a berth in Wednesday’s Cup final.

The trip to the final erases a bit of the disappointment of the Sea Dogs’ first-round loss in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs.

The Cataractes, with two wins and a loss in the round robin, will have to beat the Hamilton Bulldogs in Monday’s semifinal game to get another shot at their QMJHL rival.

Jeremie Poirier scored Saint John’s other goal, while teammate Josh Lawrence added two assists. The Sea Dogs finished the round robin with two wins and an overtime loss.

Loris Rafanomezantsoa, Olivier Nadeau and William Veillette scored for Shawinigan, who outshot the Sea Dogs 15-10 in the first period but were outshot 21-5 in the second.

The six-foot-three Dufour, named MVP of the QMJHL this season, had 56 goals and 116 points during the QMJHL regular season.

“To finish my (junior) career like this is so great,” said the 20-year-old Dufour, calling the win one of his greatest moments in hockey. “We have one more game to win. We’re just going to go for it.”

POKE CHECKS: The Hamilton Bulldogs, who finished the round robin portion of the 102nd Memorial Cup championship with one regulation win for three points, lost to the Sea Dogs 5-4 on June 20, then dropped a 3-2 decision to the Cataractes on June 23, before beating the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-2 on Friday. The Oil Kings finished the tournament with one overtime win and two losses for two points and failed to make the playoffs. … Next year’s Memorial Cup will be held in Kamloops, B.C., home of the Western Hockey League Blazers who won the national tournament in 1992, 1994 and 1995.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 25, 2022

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