May 25, 2012: Host Shawinigan defeats Saint John 5-4 to advance to Memorial Cup Final. Yannick Veilleux broke a 4-all tie with a goal at 13:14 of the third period, and the Shawinigan Cataractes added tow more goals in the last minute to ice a 7-4 win over defending Memorial Cup champions Saint John.
Shawinigan will take on the London Knights in Sunday's Final game.
Veilleux was even for the contest, and picked up a boarding penalty early in the second period. For Saint John, both Stephen Macaulay and Ryan Tesink were minus-3 for the night, and Tesink picked up an slashing penalty and a ten-minute misconduct at 10:19 of the second.