Coyotes Tracks - May 28, 2012 - Gormley Becomes A Cup Winner

SHAWINIGAN, CANADA - MAY 27: Brandon Gormley #36 of the Shawinigan Cataractes defends against Chris Tierney #71 of the London Knights during the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup game at the Bionest Centre on May 27, 2012 in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

On Sunday evening Coyotes prospect Brandon Gormley along with his fellow Shawingan Cataractes won the Memorial Cup by beating the London Knights in the tournament final. Hopefully this was just the first 'Cup' win of Gormley's career. In addition to a recap of the Memorial Cup Final we've got links prepping you for another Cup Final you might have heard about between the Kings and the Devils, as well as what Ovi is doing now that the Caps season is over.

A reminder of what today is all about for our U.S. readers.

Links after the jump...

Coyotes News

Shawinigan wins Memorial Cup in OT - - 2012 NHL Draft
This was the second year in a row a QMJHL team won the tourney.

Brownie Points: Play through pain? The Coyotes would do it all over again - East Valley Tribune: Sports
Jerry Brown on playing with injuries in the NHL postseason.

Time for some Valley sports fans to grow up - The Arizona Republic
Sports isn't life or death.

News From Around the Hockey World

How the Cup finalists were built - Red Light District Hockey
Interesting look at how the Kings and Devils talent was acquired.

A statistical breakdown: Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils - Backhand Shelf | Blogs |
Cam Charron looks at the Cup Final match-up using numbers.

Holiday weekend jam: 10 finals facts - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Fun stats about the Cup Final teams/players.

NHL: Jackets due to get serious about getting rid of Nash - BlueJackets Xtra
Another one of the story lines in what promises to be an off-season full of drama.

Alex Ovechkin’s in Paris to Support Girlfriend Maria Kirilenko - Russian Machine Never Breaks
The French Open started on Sunday. We know who Ovi will be pulling for in the Women's Draw.

The Final Howl

Classy move @DhallDbacks & @Dbacks. Congrats #Coyotes ad ... on Twitpic - Brett Hansen

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