Ontario Claims The Inaugural Women's Under 18 Hockey Challenge With 3-2 Double Overtime Victory Over Quebec in Gold Medal Final
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February 25, 2001
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TROIS-RIVIERES, QC - Ontario claimed the inaugural Women's Under 18 Hockey Challenge with a 3-2 double overtime victory over Quebec in gold medal final in Trois-Rivières, QC.

Laurie Ross, of Manotik, ON, scored at 8:07 of a second overtime period to give Ontario a win over Quebec. Quebec held a 2-1 lead after two periods on goals by Caroline Beauregard, of Matagami, QC, and Valerie Chouinard, of Matane, QC. Lindsay Williams, of Mississauga, ON, had scored Ontario's first goal.

Samantha Shirley, of Mississauga, ON, tied the game at 8:27 of the third period, setting the stage for Ross' heroics.

Team Western takes bronze medal

Earlier in the day, Team Western, comprised of players from Manitoba and Saskatchewan, claimed the bronze medal with a 2-0 victory over Team Pacific, made up of players from British Columbia and Alberta.

Amanda Steranko, of Regina, SK, broke a scoreless game at 6:28 of the third period and Jeni Creary, of Shell Lake, SK, scored into an empty net to give Team Western the victory. Goaltender Jenna Burdy of Brandon, MB, made 17 saves to secure the shutout.

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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