CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S UNDER-22/DEVELOPMENT TEAM DUMPS GERMANY 8-1 IN EXHIBITION GAME AHEAD OF 2013 MECO CUP
MEMMINGEN, Germany – Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team defeated Germany 8-1 on Wednesday in an exhibition game ahead of the 2013 Meco Cup, taking place Jan. 3-6 in Memmingen and Füssen, Germany.
Marie-Philip Poulin (Beauceville, Que./Boston University, Hockey East) had a hat trick, Brianne Jenner (Oakville, Ont./Cornell University, ECAC) added two markers and Carolyne Prevost (Sarnia, Ont./Montreal, CWHL) scored on a penalty shot, while both Jessica Campbell (Melville, Sask./Cornell University, ECAC) and Sarah Davis (Paradise, N.L./University of Minnesota, WCHA) scored one goal apiece.
Head coach Pierre Alain was impressed with his team's performance.
“Energy-wise, it was very good,'' Alain said. “It was our first game together and communication and cohesion was pretty good.”
Julia Zorn had the lone goal for Germany.
Canada opens preliminary play Thursday against Switzerland. The playoff games are set for Sunday.
Sweden won the Meco Cup last year, while Canada settled for a third-place finish. Canada is an eight-time gold medallist at the Meco Cup, formerly the MLP Cup and Air Canada Cup.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Event/Événement||2013 Meco Cup
|Date||Wed. Jan. 2, 2013
|Time/Heure||11:00 am ET
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
16:15 CAN Jessica Campbell (C. Bestland, K. Terry)
18:19 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin (S. Lefort, M. Daoust)
19:24 CAN Sarah Davis
01:18 CAN Sarah Davis
04:04 CAN Cassandra Poudrier
05:06 GER Anja Weisser
10:46 GER Sophie Kratzer
|Second Period/Deuxième période
08:00 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin
08:12 GER Julia Zorn
09:52 CAN Brianne Jenner (E. Ambrose, J. Lee Rattray)
10:43 CAN Carolyne Prévost (Penalty Shot)
07:00 CAN Christine Bestland
07:38 CAN Jenelle Kohanchuk
|Third Period/Troisième période
10:11 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin (S. Lefort, M. Daoust)
13:02 CAN Brianne Jenner (J. Kohanchuck)
01:59 CAN Jillian Saulnier
08:35 GER Daria Gleissner
14:17 GER Susanne Fellner
17:38 CAN Brigette Lacquette
19:48 CAN Christine Bestland
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|