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Garden River First Nation member captures Memorial Cup with Saginaw Spirit – Anishinabek News

June 12, 2024

SAGINAW, MI – A Garden River First Nation member is among those who have captured the top prize in Canadian junior hockey circles.

Lincoln Moore and his Saginaw Spirit teammates captured the Memorial Cup, annually awarded to the Canadian Hockey League champions, on June 2.

The Michigan-based Spirit, which competes in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), hosted the four-team Memorial Cup tournament.

As the host, the Saginaw club earned an automatic berth into the season-ending tourney.

Saginaw edged the OHL champion London Knights 4-3 in the championship final. The Spirit scored the game-winning goal in the final minute of play in the third period.

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