KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – It’s the Memorial Cup Final. The Québec Remparts and the Seattle Thunderbirds.
The climb to the top of the CHL has been a long one, beginning in late August when training camps kicked off, and over nine months later we have finally arrived at the Memorial Cup championship game.
Sunday night represented the 96th game of the season for the Thunderbirds. It was game No. 90 for the Remparts. These teams have braved the lengthy season in different manners, but in the end, it all came down to one last match in Kamloops to determine the CHL’s champion.
This is the first time in their 52-year history that the Thunderbirds have had a chance to win the Memorial Cup. They came into the event as the odds-on-favourite after allowing the fewest goals against in the CHL this sea