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May 8, 2024 – Ontario Hockey League (OHL) News Release.

TORONTO, ON – With the remaining six teams set to compete for both their league title and a spot in the 2024 Memorial Cup presented by Dow, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) is pleased to announce that viewers will be able to watch the entirety of the Western Hockey League (WHL), Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) Championship Series on TSN and RDS.


Starting tomorrow (May 9), TSN will provide full coverage of the WHL, OHL and QMJHL Championship Series, while RDS will present the full QMJHL Championship Series – the latter of which also kicks off tomorrow (see the full schedule for each Championship Series below). Complete coverage of the WHL, OHL and QMJHL Championship Series will also be available on CHL TV for fans worldwide, while select games will air on NHL Network in the United States.

Each champion from the WHL, OHL and QMJHL will earn a seat alongside host Saginaw Spirit at the 2024 Memorial Cup presented by Dow from May 23 to June 2 in Saginaw, Michigan. Every match from this year’s 2024 Memorial Cup will be broadcast on TSN and RDS in Canada and available via livestream on TSN.ca, the TSN app, RDS.ca and the RDS app. In addition to full coverage in Canada on TSN and RDS, the 2024 Memorial Cup will be available in the United States on NHL Network and to CHL TV subscribers outside North America.

WHL Championship Series 2024 presented by Nutrien

Ed Chynoweth Cup

Moose Jaw Warriors (looking for their first-ever Memorial Cup appearance)

Portland Winterhawks (five Memorial Cup appearances – 1982, 1983, 1986, 1998 and 2013; two Memorial Cup titles – 1983 and 1998)

In the WHL Championship Series presented by Nutrien, the Moose Jaw Warriors will attempt to secure their first-ever Ed Chynoweth Cup in franchise history, while the Portland Winterhawks will aim for their fourth WHL championship title since the franchise arrived in Portland in 1976. About to play in their first WHL finals in 18 years, the Warriors have been in a slump since Feb. 23, having posted 22 wins and just three regular-season losses in their last 29 games. During the postseason, Moose Jaw was led by WHL Defenseman of the Year and Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Denton Mateychuk (8G-19A in 16 GP), along with Seattle Kraken prospect and the CHL’s regular-season scoring leader Jagger Firkus (12G -15A). in 16 GP), who are both tied for first place in the WHL with 27 points during the playoffs. The Warriors have also enjoyed key contributions throughout the postseason from Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Brayden Yager (10G-11A in 16 GP), Buffalo Sabers prospect Matthew Savoie (8G-12A in 15 GP) and 20-year-old Atley Calvert ( 6G- 9A in 16 GP). Meanwhile, on the other side, the Winterhawks are playing in their first WHL Championship Series in 10 years, thanks in part to the performance of 2023 Detroit Red Wings first-rounder Nate Danielson (5G-16A in 14 GP) who leads the team in scoring. Portland finished the 2023–24 season as the highest scoring team in the CHL, averaging 4.85 goals per game. Their roster features seven NHL prospects, including Edmonton Oilers prospect James Stefan (7G-8A in 14 GP), Seattle Kraken prospect Tyson Jugnauth (4G-11A in 14 GP) and Philadelphia Flyers prospect Carter Sotheran (4G-7A in 14GP). The Winterhawks also enjoyed strong goaltending from netminder Jan Špunar, who is among the WHL leaders in GAA (2.32) and SV% (.923) during the postseason.

2024 WHL Championship Series presented by Nutrien Schedule

Game 1^ – Friday, May 10 – Moose Jaw at Portland – 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT (on TSN4/5)

Game 2^ – Saturday, May 11 – Moose Jaw at Portland – 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT (on TSN3/4)

Game 3^ – Tuesday, May 14 – Portland at Moose Jaw – 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT

Game 4^ – Wednesday, May 15 – Portland at Moose Jaw – 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT

Game 5*^ – Friday, May 17 – Portland at Moose Jaw – 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT

Game 6*^ – Sunday, May 19 – Moose Jaw at Portland – Time to confirm

Game 7*^ – Monday, May 20 – Moose Jaw at Portland – Time to confirm

* = if necessary

^ = TSN national broadcast

Channel designations can be changed

TSN channel designations for Game 3-7 are to be confirmed

2024 OHL Championship Series

Ross Robertson Cup

London Knights (five Memorial Cup appearances – 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016; two Memorial Cup titles – 2005 and 2016)

Oshawa Generals (12 Memorial Cup performances – 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1983, 1987, 1990, 1997 and 2015; five Memorial Cup titles – 1939, 1944, 1990 and 2015)

The London Knights are back in the OHL Championship Series for the second year in a row and will once again compete for the fifth J. Ross Robertson Cup. Standing in their way are the Oshawa Generals who will look to add to the record 13 OHL Championship titles they have collected in club history. London was just one of four teams in the CHL to win 50 games this season and they earned the 2023-24 Hamilton Spectator Trophy as the OHL regular season champions. So far, the Knights have enjoyed strong postseason performances through three rounds from San Jose Sharks prospect Kasperi Haltunnen (9G-6A in 14 GP), Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Easton Cowan (7G-12A in 14 GP) and Columbus Blue Jackets. prospect Max McCue (2G-15A in 14 GP). London is also supported by Michael Simpson, last year’s 2023 OHL Playoff MVP, who enters the OHL Championship Series with a GAA of 2.59 and an SV% of 0.911. Meanwhile, Colorado Avalanche 2023 first-round pick and Generals forward Calum Ritchie (6G-19A in 17 GP) leads all active players remaining in the OHL Playoffs with 25 points through 17 games. His teammate, 2024 NHL Draft prospect Beckett Sennecke (10G-12A in 16 GP), is behind him with 22 points, while New York Rangers prospect Dylan Roobroeck (10G-11A in 17 GP) is fifth among OHL- skaters in the playoff score with 21 points. 2024 OHL Goaltender of the Year Jacob Oster has carried his stellar play from the regular season into the postseason as the OHL netminder ranks second in GAA (2.29) and third in SV% (.923) among OHL goaltenders in the playoffs. The Generals, who will be playing in their first OHL Championship Series since 2015, won 31 of their last 43 games (31-7-4-1) in the regular season and climbed from the bottom of the standings to first place in the regular season season. both their division and their conference prior to the playoffs.

2024 OHL Championship Series Schedule

Game 1^ – Thursday, May 9 – Oshawa at London – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on TSN3)

Game 2^ – Saturday, May 11 – Oshawa at London – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on TSN3)

Game 3^ – Monday, May 13 – London at Oshawa – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT

Game 4^ – Wednesday, May 15 – London at Oshawa – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT

Game 5*^ – Friday, May 17 – Oshawa at London – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT

Game 6*^ – Sunday May 19 – London at Oshawa – Time to confirm

Game 7*^ – Monday May 20 – Oshawa at London – Time to confirm

* = if necessary

^ = TSN national broadcast

Channel designations can be changed

TSN channel designations for Game 3-7 are to be confirmed

2024 QMJHL Championship Series

Gilles-Courteau Trophy

Baie-Comeau Drakkar (looking for their first-ever Memorial Cup appearance)

Drummondville Voltigeurs (three Memorial Cup appearances – 1988, 1991 and 2009)

In the QMJHL, the Baie-Comeau Drakkar are looking for both their first Gilles-Courteau Trophy and Memorial Cup appearance in franchise history, while the Drummondville Voltigeurs are looking to earn a second QMJHL championship title after previously winning in 2009. With a record 53 wins this season, the Drakkar won more games than any club in the CHL and conceded the fewest goals next to the Saskatoon Blades as both clubs allowed just 2.40 goals per game during the 2023/ 24. Baie-Comeau is set to play in their third QMHJL final and their first since 2014. Baie-Comeau is led in the playoffs by 2024 NHL Draft prospect Justin Poirier (17G-8A in 13 GP), who has registered a QMJHL leader with 17 goals and 25 points through three rounds. His 17 goals this postseason are the most by a 17-year-old QMJHL skater in 44 years (Dale Hawerchuk – Cornwall Royals – 20 goals in 1980). Right behind Poirier, second in scoring during the QMJHL playoffs, is New York Islanders prospect Justin Gill (10G-14A in 13 GP) with 24 points, while Latvian defenseman Niks Fenenko (4G-11A in 13 GP) leads all QMJHL defensemen. with 15 points. The Drakkar’s goaltending has also been a strong position during the playoffs, as Charles-Édward Gravel ranks first among QMJHL goaltenders in GAA (1.89) and third in SV% (.924) during the postseason. Conversely, Voltigeur’s netminder Riley Mercer was outstanding for Drummondville. With a QMJHL-best .927 SV% and a solid 2.07 GAA through 15 games, Mercer has been instrumental in helping the Voltigeurs advance to their fifth QMJHL Championship Series in franchise history. Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Ethan Gauthier (10G-10A in 15 GP) leads all Voltigeurs skaters with 20 points in the playoffs, while Philadelphia Flyers prospect Alexis Gendron (8G-5A in 11 GP) has collected 13 points in 11 playoff games since returning from injury. With an average of 4.5 goals per game, the Voltigeurs were the highest scoring team in the QMJHL this season. Drummondville was also one of eight teams in the CHL to top the 100-point plateau, having accomplished the feat for only the fourth time in franchise history and the first time since 2019.

2024 QMJHL Championship Series Schedule

Game 1# – Thursday, May 9 – Drummondville at Baie-Comeau – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS2 and TSN2)

Game 2# – Friday, May 10 – Drummondville at Baie-Comeau – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS and TSN5)

Game 3# – Monday, May 13 – Baie-Comeau at Drummondville – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS)

Game 4# – Tuesday, May 14 – Baie-Comeau at Drummondville – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS)

Game 5*# – Thursday, May 16 – Drummondville at Baie-Comeau – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS)

Game 6*# – Saturday, May 18 – Baie-Comeau at Drummondville – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS)

Game 7*# – Tuesday, May 21 – Drummondville at Baie-Comeau – 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT (on RDS)

* = if necessary

# = RDS & TSN national broadcast

Channel designations can be changed

TSN channel designations for Game 3-7 are to be confirmed

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