Winter Is Coming
Winterhawks down Blades; move into Memorial Cup semifinal
The Portland Winterhawks scored three times in the third period Wednesday to defeat the Saskatoon Blades 4-2 in the final round-robin game at the MasterCard Memorial Cup. With the score tied, Chase De Leo gave Portland the lead in the third when he jammed a puck past goalie Andrey Makarov as the Winterhawks (2-1) clinched a spot in Friday's semifinal. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Saskatoon Blades captain Brenden Walker and his teammates know their time together is almost up. The 20-year-old overage centre leads a veteran roster at the MasterCard Memorial Cup that's looking to go out on top after a trying season that still has a chance for a happy ending. Full Story.
Martin Frk had a hat trick and an assist and Darcy Ashley also scored twice and had an assist of his own Tuesday as the Halifax Mooseheads hammered the London Knights 9-2 in the final round-robin game for both teams at the MasterCard Memorial Cup. Halifax has booked a spot in at least Friday's semifinal with a clinical offensive performance. Full Story.
2012-13 CHL Rankings
1. Halifax Mooseheads (58-6-3-1)
2. Portland Winterhawks (57-12-1-2)
3. London Knights (50-13-2-3)
4. Edmonton Oil Kings (51-15-2-4)
5. Kelowna Rockets (52-16-3-1)
6. Belleville Bulls (44-16-5-3)
7. Plymouth Whalers (42-17-5-4)
8. Kamloops Blazers (47-20-2-3)
9. Baie-Comeau Drakkar (44-19-2-3)
10. Rimouski Oceanic (41-18-3-6)