Originally posted on Mile High Sports  |  Last updated 5/29/14
The Colorado Avalanche were represented by two recently acquired Major Junior players in this years Memorial Cup tournament. The Edmonton Oil Kings took home the Memorial Cup trophy – awarded to the Major Junior hockey champion – with a victory over the Guelf Storm on Sunday night. The clubs were joined in the four-team round-robin tournament by the Val d’Or Foreurs and the host London Knights. Cody Corbett, a 20-year-old offensive defenseman, was an integral piece for the Memorial Cup champion Oil Kings. In his third and final year with the club, Corbett set Oil King records for the most goals, with 17, and points, with 61, by a defensemen in a season. The 6-foot-1 defender served as one of the Oil Kings assistant captains for the champion season. Corbett went on to become the Memorial Cup’s top scoring defenseman with one goal and five assists in five games. He scored his lone tournament goal on the power play in the Oil Kings championship-clinching victory. The young blue liner p...
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