Monday, May 23, 2016
MEMORIAL CUP: LONDON 9 BRANDON 1
The victory guarantees the OHL champion Knights at least a spot in the tournament semifinal, while the WHL champion Wheat Kings have to beat the host Red Deer Rebels to keep their hopes alive.
Dvorak leads all skaters with five goals in two games after scoring a pair in London's opener.
Cliff Pu, Aaron Berisha, Matthew Tkachuk, JJ Piccinich, Max Jones and Daniel Bernhardt also scored for the Knights (2-0). Mitch Marner tacked on four assists while Olli Juolevi chipped in with three.
Stelio Mattheos kept the Wheat Kings (0-2) from being shut out.
Tyler Parsons made 23 saves for the London while Jordan Papirny kicked out 19-of-26 shots in two periods of work for Brandon. Papirny was replaced at the beginning of the third by Logan Thompson.
(The Canadian Press)