Game Summary
Canada 8 - Edmonton CAC 4
 

BALANCED SCORING LEADS CANADA TO VICTORY OVER CANADIANS

EDMONTON, ALTA. – Three goals in each of the first and second periods propelled Canada’s National Women’s Team to an 8-4 win over the Edmonton CAC Canadians in Midget Series action on Wednesday night.

Hayley Wickenheiser (Shaunavon, Sask.) led the way with a pair of goals, with singles being added by Jayna Hefford (Kingston, Ont.), Rebecca Johnston (Sudbury, Ont.), Sarah Vaillancourt (Sherbrooke, Que.), Marie-Philip Poulin (Beauceville, Que.), Tessa Bonhomme and Gina Kingsbury (Rouyn-Noranda, Que.).

Edmonton opened the scoring at the 3:36 mark of the first period when Stephen Zipp’s shot beat Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados (Edmonton, Alta.). But Canada would score three unanswered goals, with Wickenheiser starting the scoring with a breakaway goal, and Hefford and Poulin also getting in on the act. Those three goals were scored in less than three minutes. Edmonton would add its second goal and trail by one heading into the second period.

Johnston, Vaillancourt and Wickenheiser, with her second, added goals in the middle frame and Canada led 6-3 heading into the final 20 minutes.

Kingsbury and Bonhomme finished the scoring for Canada.

The win improves Canada’s record against Midget AAA boys teams to 18-7 this season. Canada’s National Women’s Team heads back to Calgary before embarking on its second swing through northern Alberta in as many weeks on Tuesday. Canada will face Fort Saskatchewan, Lloydminster and Edmonton Maple Leafs of the Alberta Midget Hockey League between January 18 and 22.

Game Information/Reseignements sur le match
Event/Événement Midget Series Location/Emplacement Edmonton, Alta.
Date Wed. Jan 13, 2010 Arena/Aréna Clareview Arena
Time/Heure 7:45 pm MT Attendance/Assistance -,---
Round/Ronde Exhibition Game #/No. match -

Box Score/Compte
1
2
3
Final
CAN
3
3
2
8
EDM
2
1
1
4

Goals/Penalties
First Period/Première période

Goals/Buts:
03:36 CAC Stephen Zipp (David Kozoriz)
10:27 CAN Hayley Wickenheiser (Catherine Ward)
11:47 CAN Jayna Hefford
13:23 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin (Jayna Hefford, Hayley Wickenheiser) PP/AN
19:58 CAC Mike Berry (Daniel Smith, Tyrell Goulbourne) PP/AN

Penalties/Punitions:
04:18 CAN Haley Irwin (Hooking/Accrocher)
12:35 CAC Preston Amundson (Interference/Obstruction)
16:12 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin (Holding/Retenir)
19:41 CAN Colleen Sostorics (Interference/Obstruction)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Goals/Buts:
03:25 CAN Rebecca Johnston (Catherine Ward, Sarah Vaillancourt) PP/AN
12:55 CAN Sarah Vaillancourt (Catherine Ward)
16:15 CAC Cole Sheen (Mike Berry, Cole Poznikoff)
19:22 CAN Hayley Wickenheiser SH/DN

Penalties/Punitions:
13:43 CAC Tyrell Goulbourne (High-sticking/Bâton éléve)
18:09 CAN Carla MacLeod (Interference/Obstruction)

Third Period/Troisième période

Goals/Buts:
04:18 CAN Gina Kingsbury (Gillian Apps)
07:27 CAC Stephen Zipp (Mike Berry, Brendan Rooney) PP/AN
17:05 CAN Tessa Bonhomme (Cherie Piper, Jennifer Botterill)

Penalties/Punitions:
01:44 CAC Zach Ovics (Holding/Retenir)
04:52 CAC David Kozoriz (Elbowing/Donner du coude)
06:52 CAN Gillian Apps (Hooking/Accrocher)
09:12 CAN Marie-Philip Poulin (Slashing/ Coup de bâton)

Goaltenders CAN Shannon Szabados
Gardiens de but EDM Brett Lewis
Shots on Goal Team 1 p 2 p 3 p Ttl
Shots on Goal CAN 10 11 14 35
Tirs au but EDM 9 11 12 32
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