Canadian Hockey League in association with the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup schedule and start times for the 99th edition of the prestigious National Championship
May 19-28, Windsor, Ontario.
All nine games of the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup will begin at 7:00pm Eastern and can be seen live across the country on Sportsnet and TVA Sports. The action begins on Friday May 19 when the host Windsor Spitfires open against the QMJHL champion, Saint John Sea Dogs at 7:00 pm Eastern. The Mastercard Memorial Cup Championship Final is slated for Sunday May 28 at 7:00pm.
2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup Schedule (All times are Eastern and are subject to change):
- Round-Robin Game 1 – Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL) vs. Windsor (Host) Friday May 19 at 7:00 pm
- Round-Robin Game 2 – Erie Otters (OHL) vs. Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) Saturday May 20 at 3:00 pm
- Round-Robin Game 3 – Windsor (Host) vs. Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) Sunday May 21 at 7:00 pm – Canadian Armed Forces Skyhawks Parachute Team CANCELLED.
- Round-Robin Game 4 – Erie Otters (OHL) vs. Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL) Monday May 22 at 7:00 pm
- Round-Robin Game 5 – Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) vs. Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL) Tuesday May 23 at 7:00 pm
- Round-Robin Game 6 – Windsor (Host) vs. Erie Otters (OHL) Wednesday May 24 at 7:00 pm
- Tie-Breaker (if necessary) – Thursday May 25 at 7:00 pm
- Semi-Final – Friday May 26 at 7:00 pm
- Championship Final – Sunday May 28 at 7:00 pm
- Practice May 18, 2017
- Game 1 Windsor Spitfires vs Saint John Sea Dogs
- Game 2 Erie Otters vs Seattle Thunderbirds
- Game 3 Windsor Spitfires vs Seattle Thinderbirds
- Game 4 Erie Otters vs Saint John Sea Dogs
- Game 5 Saint John Sea Dogs vs Seattle Thunderbirds
- Game 6 Windsor Spitfires vs Erie Otters
Since the round-robin format o the event was introduced in 1972, the Ontario Hockey League has won a total of 16 Mastercard Memorial Cup championships including last season in Red Deer when the London Knights captured their second title in franchise history with a 3-2 overtime win over the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. The host Windsor Spitfires will be competing for their third Mastercard Memorial Cup title in franchise history after winning back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010.