Mastercard Memorial Cup: Everything you need to know

CHL insider Jeff Marek joins the Jeff Blair Show to outline the strengths for all 4 teams competing in the Mastercard Memorial Cup, Hamilton Bulldogs, Regina Pats, Acadie-Bathurst Titan and Swift Current Broncos.

The 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup officially gets underway on Friday night in Regina as the Pats and the OHL title-winning Hamilton Bulldogs square off in Game 1 of the tournament.

To get you set for all of the action in Saskatchewan, we’ve brought all of Sportsnet’s Memorial Cup previews to one place.

Here’s everything that you need to know about the CHL’s season-ending tournament:

Mastercard Memorial Cup: A player to watch on each of the four teams
The Memorial Cup is set to begin in Regina later this week. Sam Cosentino will share a series of previews leading up to the event, starting with a player to watch on each of the four teams.

Mastercard Memorial Cup Preview: One strategy to watch for each team
Each of the four teams at the Mastercard Memorial Cup in Regina has a different strength and way they need to play to find success. Sportsnet’s Sam Cosentino breaks down one strategy to look for from each team.

Why watch the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup: Top prospects, great storylines
Here are some reasons to tune in and watch the 2018 Memorial Cup from beginning to end, and where you can see the games.

Memorial Cup-hosting Regina Pats ready to compete after long break
The Regina Pats believe they’ve put their time away from game action to good use and are prepared to make amends for their underwhelming playoff showing.

Mastercard Memorial Cup Preview: A strength and weakness of every team
Each of the four Memorial Cup teams have a real shot to win the CHL championship. Sam Cosentino breaks down one strength and one weakness for each team.

Bulldogs’ Gruden finds success after challenging Flint stint
Moments after the Hamilton Bulldogs defeated the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL final, winger Will Bitten sought out coach John Gruden.

Mastercard Memorial Cup Preview: A key to victory for each team
The Memorial Cup beings Friday night and Sam Cosentino gets you prepared with one more set up piece: one key to victory for each of Regina, Hamilton, Swift Current and Acadie-Bathurst. Who will win the 100th Memorial Cup?

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