2018 Memorial Cup

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2018 Memorial Cup
Regina, Saskatchewan
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Host teamRegina Pats
VenueBrandt Centre
ChampionsAcadie–Bathurst Titan
DurationMay 18–27, 2018
Number of teams4
Total attendance49,091
TelevisionSportsnet, TVA Sports
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The 2018 Memorial Cup (branded as the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup for sponsorship reasons) was a four-team, round-robin format tournament that was held at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan from May 18–27, 2018. It was the 100th Memorial Cup championship and determined the champion of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). The tournament was hosted by the Regina Pats, who won the right to host the tournament over the Hamilton Bulldogs and the Oshawa Generals.[1] The Acadie–Bathurst Titan won their first Memorial Cup, defeating the host Regina Pats 3–0.

Round-robin standings[edit]

     Indicates team advanced directly to the championship game

     Indicates team advanced to the semifinal game

     Indicates team won the tie-breaker to advance to the semi-finals

Team GP W L GF GA
Acadie–Bathurst Titan (QMJHL) 3 2 1 14 12
Regina Pats (WHL/Host) 3 2 1 15 15
Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL) 3 2 1 7 6
Swift Current Broncos (WHL) 3 0 3 9 12

Schedule[edit]

All times UTC −4[2]

Round robin[edit]







Playoff Round[edit]

Semi-Final[edit]


Final[edit]


Statistical leaders[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Sam Steel Regina Pats 5 2 11 13 4
Jeffrey Truchon-Viel Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 3 7 10 4
Nick Henry Regina Pats 5 5 2 7 4
Noah Dobson Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 2 5 7 4
Josh Mahura Regina Pats 5 2 5 7 2
Samuel Asselin Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 5 1 6 2
Cameron Hebig Regina Pats 5 4 2 6 6
Giorgio Estephan Swift Current Broncos 3 3 3 6 0
Benjamin Gleason Hamilton Bulldogs 4 1 4 5 2
Liam Murphy Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 2 2 4 2

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Goaltending[edit]

This is a combined table of the top goaltenders based on goals against average and save percentage with at least 120 minutes played. The table is sorted by GAA.

Player Team GP W L OTL SA GA GAA SV% SO TOI
Kaden Fulcher Hamilton Bulldogs 4 2 2 0 110 9 2.27 .918 0 238
Evan Fitzpatrick Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 3 1 0 127 12 2.96 .906 1 243
Max Paddock Regina Pats 5 3 1 0 185 17 3.65 .908 0 280
Stuart Skinner Swift Current Broncos 3 0 2 1 123 12 4.02 .902 0 179

GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; SO = Shutouts; TOI = Time on ice (minutes:seconds)

Awards[edit]

Goaltender: Max Paddock, Regina Pats
Defence: Noah Dobson, Acadie–Bathurst Titan; Josh Mahura, Regina Pats
Forwards: Sam Steel, Regina Pats; Jeffrey Truchon-Viel, Acadie–Bathurst Titan; Samuel Asselin, Acadie–Bathurst Titan

Rosters[edit]

Road to the Cup[edit]

OHL Playoffs[edit]

  Conference quarterfinals Conference semifinals Conference finals Finals
                                     
1 Hamilton 4  
8 Ottawa 1  
  1 Hamilton 4  
 
  4 Niagara 1  
4 Niagara 4
5 Oshawa 1  
  1 Hamilton 4  
Eastern Conference
  3 Kingston 1  
2 Barrie 4  
7 Mississauga 2  
  2 Barrie 2
 
  3 Kingston 4  
3 Kingston 4
6 North Bay 1  
  E1 Hamilton 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round.)
  W1 Sault Ste. Marie 2
1 Sault Ste. Marie 4  
8 Saginaw 0  
  1 Sault Ste. Marie 4
 
  4 Owen Sound 3  
4 Owen Sound 4
5 London 0  
  1 Sault Ste. Marie 4
Western Conference
  2 Kitchener 3  
2 Kitchener 4  
7 Guelph 2  
  2 Kitchener 4
 
  3 Sarnia 2  
3 Sarnia 4
6 Windsor 2  

QMJHL Playoffs[edit]

  Round 1 Quarter-finals Semi-finals President's Cup Championship
                                         
1 Blainville-Boisbriand 4  
16 Val-d'Or 0  
  1 Blainville-Boisbriand 4  
 
  14 Moncton 1  
2 Acadie–Bathurst 4
15 Chicoutimi 2  
  1 Blainville-Boisbriand 4  
  9 Charlottetown 3  
3 Rimouski 3  
14 Moncton 4  
  2 Acadie–Bathurst 4
 
  10 Sherbrooke 0  
4 Halifax 4
13 Baie-Comeau 1  
  1 Blainville-Boisbriand 2
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second rounds.)
  2 Acadie–Bathurst 4
5 Drummondville 4  
12 Cape Breton 1  
  4 Halifax 0
 
  9 Charlottetown 4  
6 Victoriaville 4
11 Gatineau 1  
  2 Acadie–Bathurst 4
  6 Victoriaville 0  
7 Rouyn-Noranda 3  
10 Sherbrooke 4  
  5 Drummondville 1
 
  6 Victoriaville 4  
8 Quebec 3
9 Charlottetown 4  

WHL Playoffs[edit]

Conference Quarter-finals Conference Semi-finals Conference Finals WHL Championship
            
E1 Moose Jaw 4
W2 Prince Albert 3
E1 Moose Jaw 3
E2 Swift Current 4
E2 Swift Current 4
E3 Regina 3
E2 Swift Current 4
Eastern
C2 Lethbridge 2
C2 Lethbridge 4
C3 Red Deer 1
C2 Lethbridge 4
W1 Brandon 1
C1 Medicine Hat 2
W1 Brandon 4
E2 Swift Current 4
U1 Everett 2
U1 Everett 4
W2 Seattle 1
U1 Everett 4
U2 Portland 1
U2 Portland 4
U3 Spokane 3
U1 Everett 4
Western
W1 Tri-City 2
B2 Victoria 4
B3 Vancouver 3
B2 Victoria 0
W1 Tri-City 4
B1 Kelowna 0
W1 Tri-City 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regina Pats to Host 100th Celebration, 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup". mastercardmemorialcup.ca. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  2. ^ Schedule
  3. ^ Regina Pats roster
  4. ^ Acadie-Bathurst Titan roster
  5. ^ Hamilton Bulldogs roster
  6. ^ Swift Current Broncos roster

External links[edit]