Overview of the O: Memorial Cup field is set; Maple Leafs prospect wins MVP; Suzuki brings home another award

Raiders win WHL Championship in OT

On Monday night the Prince Albert Raiders became the second community-owned team in a row to win the WHL Championship. Last year, the Swift Current Broncos took home the crown. Prince Albert will open the tournament on Friday against the Host Halifax Mooseheads. The Guelph Storm open the tournament Saturday against the Ryoun Noranda Huskies before taking on the hosts a day later.

Maple Leafs Goaltending prospect Scott wins WHL Playoff MVP

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltending prospect Ian Scott has won the 2019 WHL playoff MVP award. The 18-year-old netminder posted 1.96 GAA and a stellar .925 S% in 23 playoff games. Scott was drafted by the Leafs in the fourth round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He is expected to backstop Team Canada at the World Juniors next holiday season.

Suzuki brings home another honour

After winning OHL Playoff MVP in the same week Nick Suzuki has been named the OHL ‘On The Run’ Player of the week. Suzuki scored 10 points in four games en route to winning the OHL Championship.