All games to be played at 7:00 pm Eastern
Toronto, ON - The Canadian Hockey League in association with the Host Committee for the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup, with broadcast partners Rogers Sportsnet and RDS today announced that the start times for the round-robin games on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 have been changed to 7:00 pm Eastern.
The round-robin game on Saturday May 21 features the OHL representative the Owen Sound Attack against the WHL Champion, while the round-robin game on Sunday May 22 features the host Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors against the WHL Champion.
The change allows CHL fans the opportunity to enjoy the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup in prime time while also having the opportunity to watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs throughout the afternoon.
All games of the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup will be broadcast live to a national audience on Rogers Sportsnet and RDS beginning at 7:00 pm Eastern time on Rogers Sportsnet East and Rogers Sportsnet Ontario channels as well as on RDS, 5:00 pm Mountain time on Rogers Sportsnet West, and 4:00 pm Pacific time on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific. In addition, all games of the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup are available on all Sportsnet HD channels.
2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup Schedule (All times are Eastern):
Round-Robin Game 1 – QMJHL vs. Mississauga on Friday May 20, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Round-Robin Game 2 – OHL vs. WHL on Saturday May 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Round-Robin Game 3 – Mississauga vs. WHL on Sunday May 22, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Round-Robin Game 4 – OHL vs. QMJHL on Monday May 23, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Round-Robin Game 5 – WHL vs. QMJHL on Tuesday May 24, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Round-Robin Game 6 – Mississauga vs. OHL on Wednesday May 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Tie-Breaker (if necessary) – Thursday May 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Semi-Final – Friday May 27, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Championship Final – Sunday May 29, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Tickets for the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup are still available! Fans can now purchase tickets to the Championship Final as part of a special ticket package offer that includes a ticket to two weekday round-robin games May 23-27 plus the Championship Final on Sunday May 29 for just $225 including taxes and fees. Call 905-502-7788 x 1 for details!
The 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup is proudly supported by MasterCard, title sponsor of this event for 13 straight years. Associate sponsors include Bank of Montreal, Subway, Insurance Brokers of Canada, and CCM.
For more information please visit the official site of the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup www.mastercardmemorialcup.com
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