Canada beat Russia in the U18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka hockey tournament final 9-2 and won the event for a fifth time in 6 years.
Brandon Gormley, John McFarland and Jeffrey Skinner all scored twice while Jaden Schwartz, Ryan Spooner and Tyler Seguin each added one goal for Canada. Kirill Kabanov and Stanislav Galiev were the only members of the russian team to score on canadian goalie Louis Domingue.
OHL's Windsor Spitfires captured their 1st Canadian junior hockey championship with a 4-1 victory over the WHL's Kelowna Rockets.
The Spitfires brought out the No. 18 jersey of Mickey Renaud, their former captain who died suddenly during the 2007-08 season. The team keeps the jersey in the locker room so he is not forgotten.
OHL teams have now won 13 times since 1971, with 18 champions coming from the WHL and seven from the QMJHL.
Spitfires Taylor Hall was named most valuable player of the Memorial Cup and also made the tournament all-star team. The all-star team had Cousineau in goal, Tyler Myers and Ryan Ellis on defence, and Taylor Hall, Jamie Benn and Patrice Cormier at forward.
Next year's Memorial Cup will be held in Brandon, Manitoba.