Brandon, MB – The 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup tournament kicks off on Friday, May 14th, in Brandon, MB.
The CHL’s Championship tournament, which wraps up with the Championship game on Sunday, May 23rd, features four teams – the host Brandon Wheat Kings, the OHL Champion Windsor Spitfires, the WHL Champion Calgary Hitmen and the QMJHL Champion Moncton Wildcats – who will battle for the storied Memorial Cup trophy.
The tournament format sees each team play one another in a round-robin format. The team with the best record after the round-robin advances directly to the Championship game, while the second and third-placed teams play a semi-final game to determine the other tournament finalist. If there is a tie for third place after the round-robin, a tiebreaker game will be played to determine the second semi-finalist.