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Hamilton Bulldogs doubles Edmonton Oil Kings 4-2 in Memorial Cup

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The Canadian Press

Canadian news agency

St. John, New Brunswick — Mason McTavish defeated Edmonton Oil Kings 4-2 in the Memorial Cup on Friday, scoring and assisting Hamilton Bulldog twice.

Ontario Hockey League Champion Bulldogs advanced to Monday's semifinals with a 1-0-0-2 record, eliminating the Western Hockey League's Oil Kings (0-2-0-1) from the fight. did.

Host St. John Seadogs (1-0-1-0) face undefeated Quebec Junior Hockey League Champion Shawinigan Catalact (2-0-0-0) on Saturday. Decide which team will finish first. Round robin and say goodbye to Wednesday's Championship Game.

The Canadian Hockey League Memorial Cup's new points system will provide 3 points for regulation wins, 2 points for overtime wins and 1 point for overtime losses in the qualifying round.

Edmonton scored two points from OT's victory over the Sea Dogs on Wednesday, but had to avoid Friday's regulation loss to continue playing in the CHL title.

Anaheim Ducks' third overall pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, McTabish, won the final game winner in the third period and added Hamilton's empty net goal. ..

Avery Hayes scored goals and assists, and Ryan Winterton also scored Hamilton.

Bulldog Defense ArberXhekaj had two assists. Goalkeeper Marco Costantini stopped 40 out of 42 shots,

Bulldog led 2-0 after two periods, while Edmonton's Jalen Ruipen took the third time at 2:03. The deficit was halved with a short hand goal.

McTabish regained Hamilton's two-goal lead at 13:26, after which Oil Kings winger Jake Neighbors pulled Edmonton back into the goal at 17:14.

Oil Kings goalkeeper Sebastian Cossa lost 32 out of 35 shots.

This report by Canadian Press was first published on June 24, 2022.