Sarah Nurse played more than 200 games and recorded 244 points in her three seasons with the Sabres. Even more important, she grew into the type of leader she admired when she first arrived in Stoney Creek.
Brianne Jenner scored the goal that kick-started the comeback to Olympic gold in Sochi. Six years earlier in Stoney Creek, Ont., she wore the C for a team that won three gold medals. The three-year shares her memories of Stoney Creek.
Before Laura Fortino won gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics, gold at the 2012 Women’s World Championship and gold at the Women’s National Under-18 Championship, she was bringing home medals for the Stoney Creek Sabres.
Which region has won the most National Female Midget Championships? Who recorded the most points in an Esso Cup game? Who scored the fastest goal to start a game? Get the answers in the Esso Cup Guide & Record Book.
Kirsten Martin had two goals and an assist, six other players had multiple points and Valencia Yordanov made 18 saves as Fraser Valley defeated Moncton Wednesday afternoon to pick up its first win of the Esso Cup.
Melisa Kingsley, Karli Shell and Jenna Gough provided the scoring, the defence allowed only 18 shots on net and the Sudbury Lady Wolves improved to 3-1 after its win over the Edmonton Thunder Wednesday afternoon.
First period goals from Kayla Vespa, Megan Korzack and Alexa Vasko, and a 25-save performance by Serena D’Angelo, clinched a Sabres win over Weyburn Wednesday night, as well as first place at the Esso Cup.
Caitlin Dempsey scored twice, Tessa Wilson and Kassidy Sjostrand each pitched in with two assists, and Jane Kish made 38 saves as the Weyburn Gold Wings moved to 3-0 and atop the leaderboard at the Esso Cup.
From humble beginnings to hosting a national championship, the Stoney Creek Girls Hockey Association has developed some of the best female hockey players in the country. And it has no intention of slowing down.