The puck has officially dropped on playoff hockey, and the Road to the TELUS Cup in Prince George, B.C., has begun. Follow along with every game as 150 teams become six.
When the 2016-17 season opened, 150 Midget teams had the opportunity to become national champions. Now, which teams remain?
The Cariboo Cougars hope the end of a record-breaking BCMML regular season is just the start of something bigger and better.
Road to the TELUS Cup: Cariboo Cougars
The hosts enter the TELUS Cup on a high, having claimed the BCMML championship. Now they want a historic national title.
Road to the TELUS Cup: CB West Islanders
Not many teams score as much as the Atlantic Region champions, who averaged 5.26 GPG in the regular season and playoffs.
Road to the TELUS Cup: Sém. Saint-François
Make it 16 appearances in the National Midget Championship for the Blizzard, who swept their way to the LHMAAAQ title.
Road to the TELUS Cup: Mississauga Rebels
The last two teams to hoist the TELUS Cup have been champions of the GTHL. Can the red-hot Rebels make it a three-peat?
Road to the TELUS Cup: Regina Pat Canadian...
In the National Midget Championship for the ninth time, the Pat Canadians bring an 11-game winning streak to Prince George.
Road to the TELUS Cup: Leduc Oil Kings
Sub-.500 regular season? No problem. The Oil Kings beat three higher-seeded teams in the playoffs to earn the AMHL title.
The host Cariboo Cougars will make their TELUS Cup debut against the Pacific Region champions when the puck drops April 24.
They’ll play host to the TELUS Cup next April, meaning the Cariboo Cougars have six months to prove they’re contenders.