Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Saginaw on short list of Memorial Cup bids

The Saginaw Spirit has been approved to make a formal bid presentation to host the 2008 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The Spirit will join the Kitchener Rangers, London Knights, Oshawa Generals and Sarnia Sting in making a formal bid presentation to the Memorial Cup Site Selection Committee on April 18.

The announcement of the host site for the 2008 Memorial Cup will be made the Week of May 7.

“We're honored to be selected along side the elite company of the four other teams chosen for this honor," stated Spirit managing partner Craig Goslin. “We look forward to continuing the bid process on behalf of a community that has become endeared with CHL hockey. I am confident that if we are selected to host the Memorial Cup, the league will be pleased with the presentation and treatment of the visiting teams and their families.”

Original release courtesy of the Ontario Hockey League

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