Jocks reign supreme in the 2018 JUNO Cup

Teams of NHL and Olympic champions went head-to-head against a team of Canadian artists of all stripes, March 23 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby in the 2018 edition of the JUNO Cup.

Coached by a tag team effort of jazz vocalist, Kellylee Evens, Odds singer, Craig Northey, team “Rocks” consisted of 27 members of the Canadian music community; including Blue Rodeo singer Jim Cuddy, who received the MusicCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award for his efforts in creating the JUNO Cup in 2004.

The “Jocks” team, comprised of a mixed team of NHL and Olympic champions, included Olympic medalists Kaillie Humphries, Mark McMorris and Natalie Spooner.

In a pre-game trade CBC personality, Grant Lawrence was sent to mind the net for the Jocks in return for winger Rebecca Johnson. The result was a 10-9 victory for the Jocks.

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