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Shawinigan Cataractes win 4-3 over Edmonton Oil Kings at Memorial Cup tournament

Ahead Pierrick Dube of the Shawinigan Cataractes admitted that watching opening evening motion on the Memorial Cup as a substitute of enjoying in it pumped up his crew’s anxiousness ranges.

On Tuesday, these ranges soared even increased after the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League champions clipped the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3 thanks, partially, to a delicate aim by Dube at 5:37 of the third interval to tie the sport 3-3, with teammate Olivier Nadeau scoring the winner 78 seconds later.


Edmonton Oil Kings’ Carter Souch, proper, reacts after deflecting a shot by Shawinigan Cataractes’ Jordan Tourigny through the second interval of Memorial Cup hockey motion in Saint John, N.B. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.


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“They’re all good groups right here. We watch clips, take notes, plan,” mentioned Dube earlier than Tuesday’s upset. “However we simply must play our personal recreation.

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“All of the groups we beat in Quebec had been good, too, so simply hold issues easy and play onerous.”

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Nadeau mentioned his crew has relished the underdog position all through the QMJHL playoffs, and mentioned that helps to alleviate a few of the stress for a round-robin format just like the Memorial Cup during which each win and loss is magnified.


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Jordon Tourigny and Xavier Bourgault scored the opposite targets for Shawinigan, whereas the Western Hockey League champions received targets from Luke Prokop, Tyler Horstmann and Cole Miller.


Shawinigan Cataractes’ Xavier Bourgault, centre, tries to make a transfer between Edmonton Oil Kings’ Kaiden Guhle, left, and Carter Souch through the second interval of Memorial Cup hockey motion in Saint John, N.B. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.


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Shawinigan outshot Edmonton 35-28. The groups had been tied 1-1 after the primary and Edmonton took a 3-2 lead into the ultimate body.

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The Oil Kings must shortly file their loss and put together for a Wednesday evening contest in opposition to the host Saint John Sea Canine, who beat the Hamilton Bulldogs 5-3 in Monday’s match opener in entrance of 5,021 followers on the TD Station.


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Shawinigan performs Hamilton on Thursday.

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Edmonton received the Memorial Cup in 2014, whereas Shawinigan received in 2012


Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Sebastian Cossa, left, makes a save on Shawinigan Cataractes’ Charles Beaudoin through the first interval of Memorial Cup hockey motion in Saint John, N.B. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.


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