Guggenberger heading to the Memorial Cup
Former Swift Current Broncos goaltender Mark Guggenberger will be playing in the 2009 Memorial Cup in Rimouski, Quebec. Guggenberger, who was dealt to the Rocket at the trade deadline, finished the playoffs with a 16-5-1 record, a 2.36 goals against average, and a .907 save percentage as the Rockets knocked off the Kamloops Blazers, Tri-City Americans, Vancouver Giants, and Calgary Hitmen to earn the right to represent the Western Hockey League at the Memorial Cup for the fourth time in seven years.
The Rockets, who’s coaching staff also includes Swift Current native Ryan Cuthbert, will open the tournament Friday against the host Rimouski Oceanic. Monday the Rockets will face the QMJHL champions Tuesday the Rockets will face the Ontario Hockey League champion Windsor Spitfires in their final round robin game.