Wyoming native bringing Memorial Cup home


Wyoming’s Garrett Rutledge is bringing the Memorial Cup Home home to Wyoming.

The assistant coach with the Canadian Championship winning Saginaw Spirit will be bringing the troph to the Wyoming Legion Hall July 10 from 5pm to 8pm.

Rutledge grew up in Wyoming attended Wyoming Public School and played baseball there. He graduated from LCCVI and played hockey with Petrolia Minor Hockey Assocition and then Petrolia Jets.

Rutledge then moved on to coaching. His first head coaching gig came with the Caledon Golden Hawks of the Provincial Junior Hockey League in 2012. In the Jr. B circuit, Rutledge spent a year each as the assistant coach/assistant GM of the Cambridge Winter Hawks and Brampton Bombers, both of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League. He was assistant coach with the Flint Firebirds during the 2018-2019 season. He served two seasons as a Firebirds area scout before that while also working as the assistant coach of the Oakville Blades in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.

Rutledge’s Saginaw Spirit in the OHL who won the Memorial Cup this year beating London Knights in the Final.

All are welcome to see the Memorial cup, take some photos with it, congratulate Rutledge and visit a while.