2017 Esso Cup

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2017 Esso Cup
Game #2
Preliminary
Final
April 23, 2017 3:30 pm CDT
Access Event Centre
Morden, Man.

Scoring

Teams
1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Teams
1
2
3
F

Shots on Goal

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Teams
1
2
3
F
8
6
9
23
7
8
23
38

Statistics

Teams
PP
PIM
0 / 6
6
0 / 3
12

Game Story

DREVER POSTS SHUTOUT AS SLASH BLANK WILDCATS

LEE BOYADJIAN

MORDEN, Man. – Camryn Drever stopped all 23 shots she faced to earn the shutout, leading the St. Albert Slash to a 6-0 win over the Mid-Isle Wildcats in the opening game for both Sunday at the 2017 Esso Cup.

Madison Willan scored once added two assists to pace the offence for St. Albert, which got goals from six different players – three in the first period, and three more in the third.

The Slash needed just 45 seconds to open the scoring when Kaylee Vader came flying down the wing and buried the first shot on Wildcats goaltender Maggie Johnston. Less than three minutes later, Willan fed Tyra Meropoulis, who used a defenceman as a screen to go high glove side on Johnston.

The rush of goals continued, when nine seconds after Meropoulis’ marker, Isabelle Lajoie found the back of the net to put St. Albert ahead 3-0. But by the end of the first, the Wildcats had pulled ahead in shots 8-7, only being kept at bay by some stellar saves by Drever.

In the second period, both teams found themselves heading to the penalty box. Mid-Isle was on the penalty kill for most of the first five minutes, while St. Albert took four penalties throughout the rest of the frame. But both sides showed excellent penalty-kill units, supported heavily by the play of Johnston and Drever.

The early part of the third period resembled the first, with the Slash tallying a pair of goals in rapid succession. Stephanie Markowski found an open lane, breaking past the Wildcat defenders to go high glove on Johnston. Less than a minute later, Willan assisted on another goal by a defenceman, with Taylor Anker making it 5-0.

Willan scored the final goal, whipping one home from the low slot with just over five minutes to go.

The Wildcats had a chance late when Keiran Andrews found herself alone on a break, but at the end of the long shift she couldn’t beat Drever. The Slash goaltender made nine of her 23 saves in the third period to finish the shutout.

Mid-Isle is back in action Monday at 12 p.m. CT against the Harfangs du Triolet, while the Slash face the host Pembina Valley Hawks in the Day 2 finale at 7 p.m. CT.

Play-by-Play

Team
Description
Time
1st Period
GOAL
Goal: Kaylee Vader

Assists: Isabelle Lajoie
00:45
GOAL
Goal: Tyra Meropoulis

Assists: Madison Willan
03:34
GOAL
Goal: Isabelle Lajoie

Assists: Kaylee Vader, Mackenzie Butz
03:53
2nd Period
PENALTY
Penalty: Maggie Linkletter
Interference (2:00)
00:18
PENALTY
Penalty: Mya Chisholm
Slashing (2:00)
02:31
PENALTY
Penalty: Alexis Shumate
Tripping (2:00)
05:46
PENALTY
Penalty: Alexis Shumate
Hit to the Head (2:00)
08:41
PENALTY
Penalty: Ashley Nothof
Interference (2:00)
14:21
PENALTY
Penalty: Kaitlyn Pelley
Tripping (2:00)
20:00
3rd Period
GOAL
Goal: Stephanie Markowski

Assists: Jayme Doyle
04:26
GOAL
Goal: Taylor Anker

Assists: Madison Willan
05:23
PENALTY
Penalty: Jacqueline Mix
Slashing (2:00)
07:24
GOAL
Goal: Madison Willan

Assists: Tyra Meropoulis, Cassidy Maplethorpe
14:15
PENALTY
Penalty: Hannah MacDonald
Tripping (2:00)
17:40
PENALTY
Penalty: Alexis Shumate
Tripping (2:00)
18:56

Goaltenders

Name Team Mins SA SVS GAA SV%
Maggie Johnston ATL 60 38 32 6 0.842
Camryn Drever PAC 60 23 23 0 1.000

Game Leaders

GA 6 - SVS - 32 - SV% - 0.842
GA 0 - SVS - 23 - SV% - 1.000
Goals 1 - Assists 2 - Points 3
G 1 - A 2 - P 3
Goals 1 - Assists 1 - Points 2
G 1 - A 1 - P 2

Previous Games

1 - 6 L @ Pembina Valley HawksHST
Apr 27, 2017
1 - 0 W vs. Québec QUE
Apr 29, 2017
1 - 8 L vs. Durham West LightningONT
Apr 26, 2017
1 - 0 W @ OntarioONT
Apr 28, 2017
1 - 6 L vs. Prince Albert BearsWST
Apr 25, 2017
7 - 3 W vs. Durham West LightningONT
Apr 27, 2017
Videos
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2018 WU17: BLU 5 – RED 3 (Game 4)
Roy, Perreault and Drysdale had two points each to lift Blue to a win.
2018 WU17: GRN 6 – GLD 3 (Game 5)
Shepard and Jarvis had 2G each to help Green to its second camp win.
2018 WU17: BLK 3 – WHT 1 (Game 6)
Robinson and Beaudoin scored in the third to send Black to the win.
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