2008 National Women's Under-18 Championship



JENNER  SCORES IN DOUBLE
OT FOR ONTARIO RED

Brianne Jenner (Oakville, ON/Mississauga Chiefs, PWHL) scored 1:07 into the second overtime period to lift Team Ontario Red to a 2-1 win over Team Quebec in the gold medal game of the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. GAME RECAP

 

MANITOBANS HEAD HOME
HAPPY WITH BRONZE

Christine Bestland (Brunkild, MB/Balmoral Hall Blazers), Brittany Hergesheimer (East St. Paul, MB/Balmoral Hall Blazers) and Katie Wilson (Winnipeg, MB/Balmoral Hall Blazers) scored for Manitoba as it defeated Team Ontario Blue 3-1. GAME RECAP 

 

GONE CAMPING

In August 2007, the East St. Paul, MB native was one of the first 21 players to suit up for Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team, and she got to feel what it was like to put on the Team Canada jersey. » more

 

A CHANCE TO TURN HEADS

At the 2007 National Women’s Under-18 Championship, Jessica Jones helped Ontario Red win its fourth-consecutive gold medal at the tournament, while Samantha Watt picked up Top Defenceman honours. » more

     

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ONTARIO RED GUNNING FOR FIFTH-STRAIGHT U18 CHAMPIONSHIP
Ontario Red has a chance to win its fifth-straight gold medal game at the National Women’s Under-18 Championship after beating Manitoba 5-2. GAME RECAP

DAOUST’S DRAMATIC GOAL SENDS QUEBEC TO GOLD MEDAL GAME
Mélodie Daoust (Valleyfield, QC/Selects) scored her second goal of the game when it mattered most - with a trip to the gold medal final on the line. GAME RECAP

SASKATCHEWAN BEATS B.C. FOR FIFTH PLACE
For the second-straight year, Team Saskatchewan has defeated Team B.C. in the fifth-place game. GAME RECAP 

LATE GOAL LIFTS ALBERTA TO WIN OVER ATLANTIC
Team Alberta scored a power-play goal with 1:23 remaining in the game en route to a 4-2 win over Team Atlantic. GAME RECAP

ONTARIO RED WINS GROUP A, WILL FACE MANITOBA IN SEMIS
Ontario Red has run the table in Group A and, in the process, moved on to the semi-finals at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. GAME RECAP

QUEBEC CLINCHES FIRST IN GROUP B
Team Quebec clinched first place in Group B with its third-straight win at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. GAME REPORT

TEAM ATLANTIC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT
Team Atlantic pressed and pressed but couldn’t score during a frenetic final five minutes against Team Ontario Blue. GAME RECAP

FRYKAS FIRES FOR TEAM MANITOBA
Team Manitoba concluded its preliminary round with a win and, in the process, booked its ticket for the semi-finals. GAME RECAP

TEAM ATLANTIC COMES CLOSE, BUT ONTARIO RED HANGS ON FOR WIN
Ontario Red defeated Atlantic 2-1 to wrap up Day 2 at the National Women’s Under-18 Championship. GAME RECAP

TRIO OF QUEBECERS SCORE TWO GOALS DURING WIN
The game was tied 2-2 after two periods, before Quebec exploded for four goals in the third. GAMERECAP

PRETTY PLAY HELPS ONTARIO BLUE TO 3-1 WIN OVER SASKATCHEWAN
Nicole Gifford (Ennismore, ON/Durham West Lightning, PWHL) of Team Ontario Blue scored the goal. GAMERECAP 

TEAM B.C. EXPLODES FOR THREE GOALS IN FIVE MINUTES FOR WIN
Team B.C. combined for three goals in just over five minutes en route to a 3-2 victory over Team Alberta on Thursday. GAME RECAP

SEEING RED
The drive for five is on by Ontario Red. » more

YOUNGSTER GAINING EXPERIENCE AT NATS
Meghan Dufault is used to being the youngest player on the team. Back home in Winnipeg, the 14-year-old is the only ninth grader on the Balmoral Blazers. » more

STEPPING UP
A talent on and off the ice, Ashley Duguay takes on the role of Team Atlantic’s assistant coach. » more

ONTARIO RED STRIKES IN OT TO BEAT ONTARIO BLUE
Brianne Jenner scored in overtime as Ontario Red edged Ontario Blue 2-1 on Wednesday night at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. GAME RECAP

NAPANEE SET TO HOST TOP FEMALE TALENT
The 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship has arrived. The event kicks off on Wednesday with four games on the schedule at the Strathcona Paper Centre. » more

POULIN POTS THREE TO LEAD QUEBEC TO VICTORY
Poulin scored two of her three goals in a 33-second span early in the third period. First, with her team shorthanded. GAME RECAP

TEAM SASKATCHEWAN MAKES MOST OF CHANCES
Team Atlantic held the edge in shots, but Team Saskatchewan held the edge in goals, as it moved to 1-0 with a 3-1 win on Wednesday afternoon. GAMERECAP

SIZZLING SALISBURY CAN’T HOLD OFF MANITOBANS
Team Manitoba’s players must have felt a bit of frustration through two periods in their opening game against Team B.C. on Wednesday morning. GAMERECAP

OLYMPIC-SIZED INSPIRATIONS
Canada’s National Women’s Team claimed its first Olympic gold medal with a 3-2 victory over the United States in Salt Lake City. » more

STAYING ON THE ICE
As the female game has grown, so too has the need for elite-level officials. » more

NEW ARENA, NEW OPPORTUNITIES
When Greater Napanee’s council first proposed the idea of a new multi-purpose sports arena, the reaction was mixed between those for and against. » more

NO SHORTAGE OF TALENT AT NATIONAL WOMEN’S U18 EVENT
The top young female hockey players are in Napanee, ON this week for the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. » more

 

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SCOREBOARD

National Women's Under-18 Championship
Fri Nov 7, 2008
AB 1 - MB 4
ON-B 3 - ATL 2
QC 6 - BC 1
ON-R 6 - SK 2
Sat Nov 8, 2008
ATL 2 - AB 4
SK 3 - BC 1
ON-B 4 - QC 5
MB 2 - ON-R 5
Sun Nov 9, 2008
ON-B 1 - MB 3
ON-R 2 - QC 1
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