RIMOUSKI, Que. - A look at the teams competing in the Mastercard Memorial Cup, which starts Friday:
Record: 54-10-4, 112 points, first in the QMJHL.
Cup appearances: 1988, 1991.
Cup victories: none.
Coach: Guy Boucher.
Players to watch: F Yannick Riendeau, D Dmitry Kulikov, F Dany Masse.
Of note: High powered attack led QMJHL with 345 goals.
Question mark: Must overcome loss of injured centre Chris DiDomenico.
Notable alumni: Daniel Briere, Steve Duchesne, Guillaume Latendresse.
Record: 47-21-4, 98 points, sixth in WHL.
Cup appearances: 2003, 2004, 2005.
Cup victory: 2004.
Coach: Ryan Huska.
Players to watch: F Jamie Benn, D Tyler Myers, F Mikael Backlund.
Of note: Strong second half, upset top-seeded Calgary in WHL final.
Question mark: Three 17-year-olds on defence must perform.
Notable alumni: Shea Weber, Sheldon Souray, Duncan Keith.
Record: 44-23-1, 89 points, sixth in QMJHL.
Cup appearances: 2000, 2005.
Cup victory: 2000.
Coach: Clement Jodoin.
Players to watch: F Keven Veilleux, F Olivier Fortier, F Philippe Cornet.
Of note: Won 20 of last 21 regular season games.
Question mark: Have not played in three weeks since elimination from playoffs
Notable alumni: Vincent Lecavalier, Brad Richards, Sidney Crosby.
Record: 57-10-1, 115 points, first in OHL.
Cup appearances: 1988.
Cup victories: None.
Coach: Bob Boughner.
Players to watch: D Ryan Ellis, F Taylor Hall, F Greg Nemisz.
Of note: Knocked out John Tavares and London Knights in OHL semifinal.
Question mark: Must handle heavy expectations.
Notable alumni: Adam Graves, Jason Spezza, Ed Jovanovski.