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Memorial Cup promises wide-open field

7 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The Memorial Cup will celebrate its 100th year when the tournament kicks off on Friday, and a familiar city is returning to the festivities. The Regina Pats host the tournament for the first time since 2001, and will be looking for revenge after an early playoff exit in the WHL this season.
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Memorial Cup-hosting Regina Pats ready to compete after long break

Memorial Cup-hosting Regina Pats ready to compete after long break

7 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

REGINA - Over-age forward and Edmonton Oilers prospect Cameron Hebig calls the last month and a half “hard.”
Coach and GM John Paddock chooses a different word: “disappointing.” Veteran defenceman Josh Mahura opts for “tough.”
Any way you slice it, a first-round exit for the Memorial Cup-hosting Regina Pats wasn't the way they drew it up.
But they believe they've put their time away from game action to good use - and are prepared to make amends for their underwhelming playoff showing.
“The wait is finally over,” Hebig said.
“We're ready to play,” added centre Jake Leschyshyn, a Vegas...
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