Game Summary
British Columbia  2 -  Quebec  6
 

LETHAL POWERPLAY LEADS QUEBEC TO VICTORY

Penalties were the downfall of British Columbia on Wednesday morning, as Quebec connected three times on the powerplay on their way to a 6-2 win in the opening game of the 2007 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Kitchener.

Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer scored four goals for Quebec (1-0) – two coming with the man advantage – and picked up her team’s Player of the Game honour. Marie-Philip Poulin picked up four assists in the win, while Lauriane Rougeau and Ariane Barker added two helpers apiece.

Leslie Oles and Mélodie Daoust also scored for Quebec, who finished 3-for-8 with the man advantage. They will next face Ontario Blue on Thursday night (7:00 p.m. ET).

Kaleigh Fratkin and Alisa Baumgartner scored for British Columbia (0-1), who were outshot 46-20 in the loss. Goaltender Rosanne Wallace, who made 40 saves, was named Player of the Game for B.C., who face Team Atlantic on Thursday morning (10:00 a.m. ET)

 

Game Information
Game Number Round Preliminary
Arena Kitchener Memorial Auditorium City, Country Kitchener, Ont., Canada
Month / Day / Year 11/07/2007 Time (local) 10:00 AM ET
Attendance 587 Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
British Columbia (BC) 1 0 1 2
Quebec (QC) 2 2 2 6
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   05:31 QC 17 Mélodie Daoust (19 Ariane Barker) PP
   13:02 QC 27 Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer (10 Marie-Philip Poulin, 4 Lauriane Rougeau)
   18:10 BC 2 Kaleigh Fratkin (12 Elana Lovell) PP

Penalties:
   01:22 BC 5 Christie Jensen (Roughing)
   03:43 BC 9 Kelsey Halvorson (Holding)
   04:50 BC 5 Christie Jensen (Tripping)
   09:06 BC 8 Stefanie Klein (Roughing)
   16:22 QC 28 Leslie Oles (Roughing)

Second Period
Goals:
   02:14 QC 27 Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer (10 Marie-Philip Poulin, 4 Lauriane Rougeau) PP
   16:04 QC 27 Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer (10 Marie-Philip Poulin, 21 Camille Dumais) PP

Penalties:
   00:53 BC 2 Kaleigh Fratkin (Hooking)
   03:27 BC 17 Katie Little (Hooking)
   15:39 BC 14 Jodi Reinholcz (Bodychecking)

Third Period
Goals:
   08:04 QC 28 Leslie Oles (9 Vanessa Gagnon, 19 Ariane Barker)
   09:09 QC 27 Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer (10 Marie-Philip Poulin)
   19:59 BC 19 Alisa Baumgartner (3 Ling-Ling Lok, 17 Katie Little)

Penalties:
   00:31 BC 2 Kaleigh Fratkin (Roughing)
   02:38 QC 28 Leslie Oles (Interference)


Goaltenders
British Columbia
1 Rosanne Wallace On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00
Quebec
30 Roxanne Douville On 1/00:00   Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
British Columbia 9 5 6 20
Quebec 12 16 18 46

Player of Game
British Columbia 1 Rosanne Wallace
Quebec 27 Audrey Bélanger-Cournoyer
Officials
Referee Sylena Mutsaers
Lines People Deana Cuglietta, Ashley Desjardines