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Buffalo Sabres prospects Matt Savoie and Vsevolod Komarov will compete for the 2024 Memorial Cup, the top prize in the CHL, beginning this Friday, May 24 and concluding with the final on Sunday, June 2.

The Memorial Cup will feature respective junior league champions, the London Knights (OHL), Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL), and Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL), as well as the host team, the Saginaw Spirit (OHL).

Savoie, 20, and the Warriors advanced to the round-robin tournament after sweeping their best-of-seven series against the Portland Winterhawks to win the WHL Championship.

Savoie (first round, 2022) recorded 24 points (10+14) in 19 playoff games, including a goal in the deciding Game 4 on May 15.

Komarov and the Voltigeurs also swept their best-of-seven series versus the Baie-Comeau Drakkar to secure the QMJHL title on May 14.

Komarov, who won the Emile-Bouchard Trophy as the top defenseman in the QMJHL this season and received the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the top player in the playoffs, ranked second among league defensemen with 15 points (5+10) in 19 playoff games.

The 20-year-old was also nominated for the CHL Defenseman of the Year Award on Tuesday. The winners of the 2024 CHL Awards will be announced during a ceremony on Saturday, June 1 in Saginaw, Michigan.

The 2024 Memorial Cup will be broadcast on NHL Network while fans outside of North America can watch on CHL TV.

Check back here throughout the tournament for the schedule and results (all times eastern).

Friday, May 24

Saginaw 5 - Moose Jaw 4

Savoie scored a one-timer with 2:47 remaining to bring Moose Jaw within one, but the Warriors were unable to overcome what had been a 4-0 deficit.

Savoie also assisted on Moose Jaw’s first goal, forcing a turnover behind the net before firing a quick pass to set up Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Brayden Yager in front.

Saturday, May 25

London 4 - Drummondville 0

Komarov had three shots as Drummondville dropped its opening game of the tournament.

Sunday, May 26

Saginaw 4 – Drummondville 3

Komarov earned the primary assist on Justin Kote’s go-ahead goal with less than a minute to go in the second period to give Drummondville a 3-2 lead, but Saginaw responded with a pair of third-period goals to secure a 4-3 victory.

Komarov also assisted on Drummondville’s second goal of the game as he ripped a shot from the point that bounced off the end boards and onto the stick of Peter Repcik, who put away the puck in front of the net.

Monday, May 27

London 5 - Moose Jaw 4

Moose Jaw fell to 0-2 with the loss, meaning it will need a win over Komarov and Drummondville on Tuesday to advance to the semifinal game.

Tuesday, May 28

Moose Jaw 5 - Drummondville 3

Drummondville fought back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the score early in the third, but Moose Jaw tallied two late goals to advance to the semifinal while the Voltigeurs were eliminated from contention.

Komarov posted seven shots and a plus-1 rating in Drummondville's loss. Savoie recorded the assist on Brayden Yager's empty-net insurance goal and two shots in the 5-3 win.

Wednesday, May 29

London 4 - Saginaw 2

London advanced to the championship game with the win, setting up a semifinal matchup between Saginaw and Moose Jaw.

Friday, May 31 (Semifinal)

Saginaw 7 - Moose Jaw 1

Savoie had two shots in the loss, which brought Moose Jaw's tournament to an end.

Sunday, June 2 (Final)

Saginaw 4 - London 3