The 1996 Memorial Cup occurred May 11-19 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre in Peterborough, Ontario. Participating teams were the host Peterborough Petes, who were also the champions of the Ontario Hockey League, as well as the OHL runner-up Guelph Storm, and the winners of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League, which were the Granby Prédateurs and the Brandon Wheat Kings. Granby won their first Memorial Cup, over Peterborough. It was the first time since 1971 that a team from the province of Quebec won the Cup.

Round-robin standings Edit

Granby Prédateurs (QMJHL) 3 2 1 14 7
Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) 3 2 1 6 6
Peterborough Petes (OHL and host) 3 2 1 10 7
Guelph Storm (OHL rep.) 3 0 3 2 12

Scores Edit


  • May 11 Granby 8-0 Guelph
  • May 12 Brandon 2-1 Guelph
  • May 12 Peterborough 6-3 Granby
  • May 14 Brandon 3-2 Peterborough (OT)
  • May 15 Granby 3-1 Brandon
  • May 16 Peterborough 2-1 Guelph


  • May 18 Peterborough 4-3 Brandon


  • May 19 Granby 4-0 Peterborough

Winning rosterEdit

Philippe Audet, Francis Bouillon, Kevin Bourque, David Brosseau, Jean-Francois Brunelle, Martin Chouinard, Xavier Delisle, Frederic Deschenes, Jonathan Desroches, Jason Doig, Jimmy Drolet, Daniel Goneau, Benoit Gratton, Philippe Grondin, Frederic Henry, Georges Laraque, Christian Lefebvre, Michel Massie, Samy Nasreddine, Todd Row, Bard Sorlie, Jean-Francois Tremblay. Coach: Michel Therrien

Award winners Edit

All-star team

See alsoEdit

Preceded by
1995 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup Succeeded by
1997 Memorial Cup

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