Memorial Cup: The Canadian Hockey League announces changes

The Canadian Hockey League has announced changes for the 2022 Memorial Cup, which kicks off Monday night in Saint John, New Brunswick.

A new point system will be rolled out for all six round robin games. Three points will be named for a victory in regulation time, two points for an overtime victory and one point for an overtime loss.

In addition, the first overtime period will be 20 minutes long and will be played 3 on 3. Subsequent overtime periods will be 15 minutes long.

Game 1 of the tournament is Monday night at 6:00 p.m. ET between the Hamilton Bulldogs and the Saint John Sea Dogs, the tournament’s host team.

The confrontation will be broadcast on RDS and RDS direct.

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