Kamloops Blazers (Host) vs Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
Puck Drop: 9:00 pm EDT
Arena: Sandman Centre, Kamloops, BC
How To Watch: TSN1, TSN4, RDS

The 2023 Memorial Cup kicks off tonight with the home team Kamloops Blazers taking on the Quebec Remparts.

The Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect, Fraser Minten, is a centre for Kamloops and is coming off a season where he had 67 points (31 goals) in 57 games.

You can read more about Minten and the tournament in Brian's preview earlier this week.

2023 Memorial Cup Preview | PPP Leafs
Previewing the 2023 Memorial Cup in Kamloops, featuring Fraser Minten and the Kamloops Blazers, the Seattle Thunderbirds, Quebec Ramparts, and Peterborough Petes.

The Blazers will be wearing this gorgeous blue jersey for the opening game to commemorate veterans from indigenous communities. The Blazers have a strong relationship with the First Nations on the land and have had events during the week leading up to the first game.

Here is the starting lineup for the Blazers.


The Remparts full lineup is here below: