QUEBEC CITY — The Kelowna Rockets are one step closer to the Memorial Cup. And two of their players – Madison Bowey and Josh Morrissey – are closer to joining an elite group of hockey players.
The Rockets advanced to the Memorial Cup final thanks to a 9-3 drubbing of the host Quebec Remparts. They’ll face the OHL champion Oshawa Generals in a showdown for the Canadian Hockey League championship on Sunday.
“We’re probably considered the underdogs going into this game on Sunday,” said Bowey. “So we’ll take that approach and I think it’ll be a great matchup. I know it’ll be two highly touted teams and two teams battling for a Memorial Cup, so it’ll be a great game.
A Kelowna victory on Sunday would give both Bowey and Morrissey a Memorial Cup, a gold medal at the world junior championship and a league (WHL) title in the same season. The last player to achieve the feat was Anaheim Ducks defenceman Cam Fowler in 2010 with the Windsor Spitfires and Team USA.
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