Can’t be in Dawson Creek, B.C., to see the eight provincial and regional female under-18 teams face off for gold at the 2012 National Women’s Under-18 Championship? No problem! Thanks to Hockey Canada and FASTHockey, fans across the country and around the world can watch the action for free from the comfort of their homes!
Every single game from Mile Zero, with the exception of the gold medal game that will be broadcast on TSN/RDS, is available via webcast for free, as long as fans follow these three easy steps:
STEP 1: Visit hockeycanada.fasthockey.com and sign up for a free FASTHockey account.
STEP 2: Like the National Women’s Under-18 Championship on Facebook at www.facebook.com/womensU18.
STEP 3: When it's game time, click the “HC on FASTHockey” link on the National Women’s Under-18 Championship Facebook page – and enjoy!
The National Women’s Under-18 Championship brings together teams made up of the best female hockey players born in 1995 or later. The tournament serves as an important platform for Hockey Canada scouts, who are evaluating candidates for the Canadian contingent that will compete at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship next January in Vierumäki, Finland, as well as at other international events.
This will be the fourth time British Columbia has hosted the National Women’s Under-18 Championship, with Surrey welcoming the event in 2009 and Salmon Arm holding the January 2005 and November 2005 editions of the tournament. Ontario Red has won the gold medal all seven times since the event’s 2001 inception in Trois-Rivières, Que.
For more information on the 2012 National Women’s Under-18 Championship, please visit www.hockeycanada.ca/nwu18c, and follow all the action from Dawson Creek via social media at www.facebook.com/womensu18 and www.twitter.com/hc_nwu18.