Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the schedule for the Rogers OHL Championship Series for the Robertson Cup featuring the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors and the Owen Sound Attack.
The puck drops on the 2011 Rogers OHL Championship Series on Tuesday May 3, at 7:00 pm at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga with continued post-season coverage available on Rogers TV and the OHL Action Pak.
“This year with the OHL Action Pak, Rogers TV viewers have been able to watch more than 600 OHL hockey games,” said Phil Lind, Vice Chairman, Rogers Communications Inc. “As fans, we’ve watched some incredible hockey this season and as a company, we’re excited to present the Championship series which promises even more.”
The Majors captured their first Bobby Orr Trophy as Eastern Conference Champions with a 4-1 series win over the Niagara IceDogs and advance to the Rogers OHL Championship Series for the first time since 1962 when they competed as the St. Michael’s College Majors. The Attack also captured their first Western Conference Championship title earning the Wayne Gretzky Trophy and will be the first Owen Sound based team to ever compete for the Robertson Cup. The Guelph Platers, who relocated to Owen Sound in 1989, last appeared in the OHL Finals and captured the title in 1986.
Associate sponsors for the Rogers OHL Championship Series are All Weather Windows and Subway, with Affiliate Sponsors Old Dutch, Jack Link’s, Chrysler, Kal Tire, Painter’s Mate Green, and Husky.
Series “H” – Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors (1) vs. Owen Sound Attack (1):
Game 1 – Tuesday May 3 at 7:00 pm at Mississauga
Game 2 – Thursday May 5 at 7:00 pm at Owen Sound
Game 3 – Friday May 6 at 7:30 pm at Mississauga
Game 4 – Sunday May 8 at 4:30 pm at Owen Sound
Game 5 – Tuesday May 10 at 7:00 pm at Mississauga*
Game 6 – Thursday May 12 at 7:00 pm at Owen Sound*
Game 7 – Sunday May 15 at 2:00 pm at Mississauga*
Follow the 2011 OHL Playoffs at www.ontariohockeyleague.com
About Rogers Communications:
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