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LiftMaster Canadian Hockey League Sponsorship
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LiftMaster is able to support its audience across borders with the sponsorship of the CHL. The organization canopies the three Canadian Major Junior ice hockey leagues for players 16 to 20 years old; the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Being a national sponsor, LiftMaster has on ice branding, logos in the penalty box, a banner in the host arena and 2 TV time out activities during the 3 major tournaments of the season; Canada Russia Series, MBO Top Prospects and the MasterCard Memorial Cup. During all other games, LiftMaster has rink board signage.

Canada Russia

Canada/Russia Series
November 7 – 17, 2016

The six-game series features regional league teams of Canadian National Junior Team candidates competing against the Russian National Junior Team.

2016 CHL Canada/Russia Series Schedule
Monday November 7 at Prince George, BC
Tuesday November 8 at Edmonton, AB
Thursday November 10 at North Bay, ON
Monday November 14 at Hamilton, ON
Tuesday November 15 at Baie-Comeau, QC
Thursday November 17 at Chicoutimi, QC

top prospects

Top Prospects Game
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Annual showcase of the CHL’s top-40 NHL draft eligible players featuring talent from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), and the Western Hockey League (WHL) competing before hundreds of NHL scouts in attendance.
memorial cup

Memorial Cup
Hosted by the Windsor Spitfires
May 18-28, 2017

The Memorial Cup is a junior ice hockey club championship trophy awarded annually to the CHL’s champion. The series includes a four-team, round-robin tournament between a host team and the champions of the CHL's three member leagues: the OHL, QMJHL and WHL. Sixty teams are eligible to compete for the Memorial Cup, representing nine provinces and four American states. Due to 60 teams participating and the age limit being 16-21, it is often regarded as one of the toughest trophies to win.

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