Game Summary
Manitoba  5 -  Prince Edward Island  1
 

QUICK START GIVES MANITOBA WIN OVER PEI

Charlottetown, PEI – Ashley Jaffray scored two goals in the opening 4:05 to lift Team Manitoba to the gold medal in the senior women’s event of the Esso Women’s Nationals on Saturday.

Deena Caplette also scored for Manitoba in the first as the team got out to a 3-0 lead just over five minutes in.

Tracy Knowles of PEI scored to make it 3-1. But Crystal Rochon scored for Manitoba in the second and Aimee Collins found the back of the net in the third for the win.

The teams were tied in shots at 29-29.

Team PEI, despite losing this game, took centre stage at the 2008 Esso Women’s Nationals. The club won four straight games to reach the final and hundreds of fans cheered the players throughout the week.

Saturday’s final attracted a sold-out crowd to the CARI Complex.

 

Game Information
Game Number 15  Round Gold Medal
Arena Capital Area Rec. 1 City, Country Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada
Month / Day / Year 03/15/2008 Time (local) 12:30 PM AT
Attendance 1250 Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3  Total
Manitoba (MB) 3 1 15
Prince Edward Island (PE)1001
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   02:53 MB 20 Ashley Jaffray
   04:05 MB 20 Ashley Jaffray (7 Tara Chartrand, 2 Kelly Runyan)
   05:30 MB 5 Deena Caplette (9 Cheryl White)
   05:41 PE 16 Tracy Knowles (44 Jennifer Sullivan)

Penalties:
   08:04 PE 7 Lindsay Manning (Hooking)
   11:29 MB 6 Hailey Clarkson (Tripping)

Second Period
Goals:
   01:40 MB 10 Crystal Rochon (19 Aimee Collins, 6 Hailey Clarkson)

Penalties:
   01:53 PE 21 Danielle Boyce (Tripping)
   11:08 MB 10 Crystal Rochon (Holding)
   14:33 PE 88 Carrie Bernard (Roughing)
   16:33 MB 10 Crystal Rochon (Hooking)

Third Period
Goals:
   18:17 MB 19 Aimee Collins (6 Hailey Clarkson)

Penalties:
   05:25 MB 8 Shelley Cockerill (Hooking)


Goaltenders
Manitoba
1 Sasha Merrell On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00
Prince Edward Island
30 Elizabeth Legay On 1/00:00   Off 1/05:30
31 Diana Benell On 1/05:30   Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Manitoba167629
Prince Edward Island164929

Player of Game
Manitoba 10 Crystal Rochon
Prince Edward Island 19 Tracy Knowles