Canada 5 Germany 3

U22 Air Canada Cup
February 7, 2004
Germany

Canada's National Women's Under 22 Team posted a come from behind 5-3 victory over Germany to capture the 2004 Air Canada Cup title on Saturday night in Bad Tolz. 

A loud and boisterous home crowd celebrated as Germany jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead on two goals from Maritta Becker before Canada stormed back to tie the game with two quick markers in the first 5:53 of the second period from Dana Pretty of Richmond, BC and Jeni Creary of Shell Lake, SK.
The game remained tied until Michaela Lanzl put Germany up by one burying a centring pass behind Brittony Chartier on a 5 on 3 powerplay at 10:14 of the third period.   

Canadian captain Heather Logan of Napanee, ON tied the game with just 2:57 remaining.  A tie was all Team Canada required to capture the tournament title, but Jeni Creary scored the game winner with one minute remaining on the clock.  Katie Weatherston added further insurance for Canada with just 26 seconds remaining.

The victory marks the second consecutive Air Canada Cup title for the National Women's Under 22 Team.   Canadian players and staff will return home on Sunday, February 8th.

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BAD TOLZ, Germany - The Canadian women's under-22 team earned a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over host Germany to capture their second consecutive Air Canada Cup title on Saturday.

The home crowd celebrated as Germany jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead on two goals from Maritta Becker. Canada stormed back to tie the game with second-period goals from Dana Pretty of Richmond, B.C. and Jeni Creary of Shell Lake, Sask.

Michaela Lanzl put Germany ahead, burying a centring pass behind Canadian goaltender Brittony Chartier of Saskatoon on a 5-on-3 power play at 10:14 of the third period.

Canadian captain Heather Logan of Napanee, Ont., tied the game with just 2:57 remaining. A tie would have won the tournament for Canada, but Creary added some insurance, scoring the game winner with one minute remaining on the clock. Katie Weatherston of Thunder Bay, Ont., added another goal for Canada with 26 seconds remaining.

Box Score CAN
0
2
3
5
Compte GER
2
0
1
3

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
GER, Maritta Becker (Michaela Lanzl) 3:38
GER, Maritta Becker (Michaela Lanzl, Nina Ritter) 17:42 PP

Penalties/Pénalités:
Meaghan Mikkelson CAN (Hooking/Accrocher) 10:22
Michaela Lanzl GER (Body Check/Mise en echec);
Melanie Gagnon CAN (Body Check/Mise en echec) 17:06

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
CAN, Dana Pretty (unassisted) 3:03
CAN, Jeni Creary (Laurie Ross) 5:53

Penalties/Pénalités:
Meaghan Mikkelson CAN (Hooking/Accrocher) 7:15
Rebecca Russell CAN (Hooking/Accrocher) 8:56
Stephanie Fruhwirt GER (Holding/Retenir) 9:19
Laurie Ross CAN (Holding/Retenir) 13:00

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
GER, Michaela Lanzl (Maritta Becker, Christina Oswald) 10:14 PP
CAN, Heather Logan (Meagan Walton, Dana Pretty) 17:03
CAN, Jeni Creary (Marieve Provost) 19:00
CAN, Katie Weatherston (unassisted) 19:34

Penalties/Pénalités:
Laurie Ross CAN (Hooking/Accrocher) 8:37
Dana Pretty CAN (Slashing/Coup de baton) 9:18
Heather Logan CAN (Hooking/Accrocher) 13:27
Dana Pretty CAN (Interference/Obstruction) 13:58


Goaltenders CAN

Brittony Chartier

Gardiennes de but GER Stefanie Wartosch-Kurten (2GA),
Viona Harrer (3GA)

For more information:
Kalli Quinn Director, Female National Teams | Équipes nationales féminines