Game Summary
Brampton Canadette-Thunder  4 -  Minnesota Whitecaps  6
 

MINNESOTA HOLDS OFF BRAMPTON RALLY FOR 6-4 WIN

Charlottetown, PEI – A three-goal third period helped the Minnesota Whitecaps earn a 6-4 win over the Brampton Canadette-Thunder on Thursday afternoon at the 2008 Esso Women’s Nationals.

Minnesota led 3-0 after the first and 4-2 after the second. Brampton scored two goals in the third period to make it 5-4 but that was as close as the team would get as Jenny Potter scored an empty-net goal for Minnesota. Potter finished with two goals and two assists.

Minnesota’s other goal scorers were Julie Chu, with a pair, Caroline Ouellette and Angela Ruggiero. Chu also had an assist for a three-point game.

Brampton replied with goals from Molly Engstrom, Jayna Hefford, Tiffany Hagge and Lori Dupuis. Vicky Sunohara had three helpers in a losing cause for Brampton.

Brampton held an edge in shots in the game, 33-31.

 

Game Information
Game Number Round Playoff
Arena Capital Area Rec. 1 City, Country Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada
Month / Day / Year 03/13/2008 Time (local) 04:00 PM AT
Attendance Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3  Total
Brampton Canadette-Thunder (BRAM) 0 2 24
Minnesota Whitecaps (MINN)3126
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   00:43 MINN 17 Julie Chu (16 Jenny Potter, 9 Caroline Ouellette)
   03:26 MINN 9 Caroline Ouellette (5 Winny Brodt)
   12:53 MINN 4 Angela Ruggiero (5 Winny Brodt, 16 Jenny Potter) PP

Penalties:
   03:42 MINN 10 Brooke White (Hooking)
   07:30 BRAM 12 Lori Dupuis (Hooking)
   18:11 MINN 2 Kristin King (Hooking)

Second Period
Goals:
   02:23 BRAM 9 Molly Engstrom (61 Vicky Sunohara) PP
   12:04 MINN 16 Jenny Potter (9 Caroline Ouellette)
   15:58 BRAM 16 Jayna Hefford (61 Vicky Sunohara, 9 Molly Engstrom) PP

Penalties:
   01:28 MINN 27 Jessica Koizumi (Holding)
   11:47 BRAM 23 Meredith Ostrander (Hooking)
   15:36 MINN 4 Angela Ruggiero (Hooking)

Third Period
Goals:
   01:21 MINN 17 Julie Chu (16 Jenny Potter)
   06:37 BRAM 17 Tiffany Hagge (18 Kathleen Kauth)
   14:22 BRAM 12 Lori Dupuis (16 Jayna Hefford, 61 Vicky Sunohara)
   18:09 MINN 16 Jenny Potter (17 Julie Chu, 9 Caroline Ouellette) EN

Penalties:
   04:10 MINN 27 Jessica Koizumi (Tripping)
   10:21 BRAM 11 Bobbi Jo Slusar (Hooking)
   18:52 MINN 4 Angela Ruggiero (Roughing)


Goaltenders
Brampton Canadette-Thunder
35 Cindy Eadie On 1/00:00   Off 3/17:55
35 Cindy Eadie On 3/18:09   Off 3/18:33
Minnesota Whitecaps
20 Sanya Sandahl On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Brampton Canadette-Thunder6181135
Minnesota Whitecaps1011829

Player of Game
Brampton Canadette-Thunder
Minnesota Whitecaps
Officials
Referee Sylena Mutsaers
Lines People Kerri Rumble, Denise Caugtiey
Goal Judge Paul Bernard, David Rupert