SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Vincent Sevigny and Cam MacDonald scored early, and the host Saint John Sea Canines gained the Memorial Cup, beating the Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3 on Wednesday night time.
Saint John gained its second Memorial Cup title in 4 appearances, rebounding from a first-round loss to Rimouski within the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League playoffs.
The Sea Canines additionally gained in 2011 in Mississauga, Ontario, and misplaced within the semifinal video games in 2012 and 2017. The occasion options the winners of the three main junior leagues and the host crew.
Riley Bezeau, William Dufour, Josh Lawrence and Peter Reynolds additionally scored for Saint John, directed by interim coach Gardiner MacDougall of the College of New Brunswick. Nikolas Hurtubise made 25 saves.
Mason McTavish scored twice for Hamilton. Jan Mysak additionally linked.
Sevigny opened the scoring 2:35 in and MacDonald made it 2-0 at 5:47. McTavish reduce it to 2-1 at 7:45 of the primary.
Bezeau and Dufour scored in a 34-second span early within the second interval. Mysak received one again for Hamilton with 9 seconds left within the second.
Lawrence made it 5-2 at 6:32 of the third.