Daily Gallery: Last 10 Memorial Cup hosts

Nobody expected the host Shawinigan Cataractes would make noise in the 2012 edition, but they ended up winning it. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

Nobody expected the host Shawinigan Cataractes would make noise in the 2012 edition, but they ended up winning it. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

Nobody expected the host Shawinigan Cataractes would make noise in the 2012 edition, but they ended up winning it. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

The high-powered host Mississauga St. Michael's Majors failed to take the last step in 2011, losing in the final to Saint John. (CP/Darren Calabrese)

The high-powered host Mississauga St. Michael's Majors failed to take the last step in 2011, losing in the final to Saint John. (CP/Darren Calabrese)

The host Brandon Wheat Kings made it to the final in 2010, but got destroyed by the high-powered Windsor Spitfires in the last game.  (CP/Frank Gunn)

The host Brandon Wheat Kings made it to the final in 2010, but got destroyed by the high-powered Windsor Spitfires in the last game. (CP/Frank Gunn)

The Rimouski Oceanic were the last hosts to not make the final back in 2009. (CP/Ryan Remiorz)

The Rimouski Oceanic were the last hosts to not make the final back in 2009. (CP/Ryan Remiorz)

The powerful Kitchener Rangers were expected to win at home in 2008, but were felled by Dustin Tokarski and the Spokane Chiefs. (CP/Adrian Wyld)

The powerful Kitchener Rangers were expected to win at home in 2008, but were felled by Dustin Tokarski and the Spokane Chiefs. (CP/Adrian Wyld)

Cody Franson and the Vancouver Giants ended the run of three host champions in four years back in 2007. (CP/Richard Lam)

Cody Franson and the Vancouver Giants ended the run of three host champions in four years back in 2007. (CP/Richard Lam)

The Moncton Wildcats made it to the final as the hosts in 2006, but were over-matched by fellow QMJHL entrants the Quebec Remparts. (CP/Andrew Vaughan)

The Moncton Wildcats made it to the final as the hosts in 2006, but were over-matched by fellow QMJHL entrants the Quebec Remparts. (CP/Andrew Vaughan)

Corey Perry and the loaded 2005 London Knights won at home in a clash of the titans with Sidney Crosby's Rimouski Oceanic. (CP/Nathan Denette)

Corey Perry and the loaded 2005 London Knights won at home in a clash of the titans with Sidney Crosby's Rimouski Oceanic. (CP/Nathan Denette)

The high-powered Gatineau Olympiques were favoured, but Marc Habscheid's host Kelowna Rockets team came away with the cup in 2004. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

The high-powered Gatineau Olympiques were favoured, but Marc Habscheid's host Kelowna Rockets team came away with the cup in 2004. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

The Quebec Remparts battled but didn't have enough to compete as hosts in 2003, giving way to the juggernaut Kitchener Rangers. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)

The Quebec Remparts battled but didn't have enough to compete as hosts in 2003, giving way to the juggernaut Kitchener Rangers. (CP/Jacques Boissinot)