SARNIA, ON – The gold medal game on Sunday, March 13 at the 2005 Esso Women’s National Hockey Championship will feature a battle between the two Ontario teams, the host team, Toronto Aeros versus the Brampton Thunder. The gold medal game will be broadcast LIVE on TSN and RDS on Sunday at 3:00pm ET / 12noon PT.
The two Ontario teams each won their semi-final games on Saturday in Sarnia to get them to the gold medal match-up on Sunday.
Saturday’s semi-final match-ups featured Ontario Host (Aeros) versus Quebec, and Ontario (Brampton) versus Team BC. The Aeros and Quebec battled to a 2-2 tie late into the third period of play, but the Aeros’ Heather Logan scored a goal with 2:22 left in the game to give her team the lead, which they held on to, to win 3-2. Logan was named player of the game for the Aeros, while Quebec goaltender Charline Labonte was named player of the game for Quebec.
In the other semi-final, Ontario (Brampton) beat Team BC by the score of 4-0. Brampton’s offence was too much to handle for Team BC, as they went up 4-0 after the 1st period and never looked back. Brampton’s Jayna Hefford lead the attack with 1 goal and 2 assists, while line-mate Vicky Sunohara added 1 goal and 1 assist. Gillian Ferrari was named player of the game for Brampton, while Kelly Thompson was named as Team BC’s player of the game.
SUNDAY’S GAMES AT THE ESSO WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN SARNIA, ON: