WINDSOR, Ont. — Kelly Guard entered the 2004 Memorial Cup on a mission to prove himself. His name is still atop the record books 13 years later.
The quality of the hockey in these playoffs has been good. In terms of teams that were dominant on a level commensurate with some of the best Stanley Cup winners in recent memory, only two seemed to really be in the conversation. It seemed that Pittsburgh and Washington had the best top-to-bottom lineups