Rockets’ Draisaitl wins Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as Memorial Cup MVP


Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl was given the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the MasterCard Memorial Cup most valuable player.

Draisaitl, an Edmonton Oilers prospect, finished the tournament with four goals and three assists for seven points in five games.

Draisaitl and the Rockets were defeated 2-1 in overtime by the Oshawa Generals in the MasterCard Memorial Cup final in Quebec City on Sunday.