Host Cataractes rebound with 6-2 victory

SHAWINIGAN, QC--In the most thrilling action of the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup thus far, the host Shawinigan Cataractes became the third team to pick...

Czech Prospects for 2012 NHL Entry Draft and Beyond

The Czech Republic is the birthplace of many ice hockey legends, current stars and future NHL'ers. From Jaromír Jágr to Dominik Hašek to Tomáš Plekanec, every Czech who is or was in the NHL would like to see more of their fellow countrymen playing in the world's best league.

Tinordi, Knights stun Beaulieu, defending champs with 5-3 win

In the second installment of MasterCard Memorial Cup round robin action, the Saint John Sea Dogs did not play like the team that took home Memorial Cup honours last year, or even the team that won it all in the QMJHL this year.

Video: Habs Prospects Bournival, Ellis warm-up at Memorial Cup

Forward Michaël Bournival and defenseman Morgan Ellis of the Shawinigan Cataractes warm-up at the 2012 Memorial Cup prior to their game against the Edmonton...

Bournival, Ellis fall 4-3 to Oil Kings in Memorial Cup opener

In front of a raucous crowd at the Centre Bionest that hadn't seen them play for a month, the Shawinigan Cataractes opened up the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup tournament with a nerve-ridden, abnormally bloody 4-3 loss against the champions from the Western Hockey League, the Edmonton Oil Kings.

Habs Prospects, Just One Reason to Watch the Memorial Cup

Spring is in full swing. The leaves on the trees are coming out; the flowers are in full bloom... Normally I’d be ignoring all of this as I sit in front of my computer watching the NHL playoffs. But with all the teams I decided to cheer for now out of the running (or never in the running to begin with), I’m not too interested in the NHL playoffs these days. Thankfully for me, the Memorial Cup is just around the corner.