Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team Advances to Semifinals at 2010 IIHF World Women's Under-18 Championship
NR.035.10
|
March 30, 2010
|

CHICAGO, Ill. – Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team has finished on top of Group B at the 2010 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship, advancing directly to Friday’s semifinals after an 8-0 victory over Sweden in its preliminary round finale on Tuesday.

Canada also recorded wins over Russia (6-3) and Germany (15-0) in preliminary round play. It will now await the result of Wednesday afternoon’s Finland-Germany quarter-final to find out who it will face in the semifinals.

On Tuesday, Canada got goals from eight different players as it continued its offensive roll. Brigette Lacquette (Waterhen, Man./Pursuit of Excellence, Midget AAA) scored once and added three assists to pace the offence, while Erin Ambrose (Keswick, Ont./Toronto, PWHL) contributed four helpers.

Christine Bestland (Brunkild, Man./Pursuit of Excellence, Midget AAA), Sarah Davis (Paradise, N.L./Warner Academy, JWHL), Kelly Terry (Whitby, Ont./Whitby, PWHL), Jessica Campbell (Melville, Sask./Pursuit of Excellence, Midget AAA), Hannah Armstrong (Sharon, Ont./Aurora, PWHL), Jenna McParland (Schreiber, Ont./Toronto, PWHL) and Laurie Kingsbury (Valleyfield, Que./Saint-Laurent, Collégial AA) also put their names on the scoresheet for Canada.

In Group A, the United States finished first with an unblemished 3-0 record and will play the winner of the Sweden-Japan quarter-final in Friday’s other semifinal. The winners of the semifinals will meet in the gold medal game, scheduled for 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Saturday night.

All of the games at the 2010 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship, including the bronze medal game and gold medal game, are available via webcast for just $6.99 per game through FASTHockey at www.fasthockey.com.

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

 

Videos
Photos
2017 TELUS Cup: REG 5 – CBW 2 (Preliminary)
Kazymyra had 1G 2A in the third period to lead the Pat Canadians.
2017 Esso Cup: PAB 3, TRI 2 (Preliminary)
Soyko scored the game winner, Elek shut the door in the third.
2017 TELUS Cup: REG 6 – LED 4 (Preliminary)
The Pat Canadians used a four-goal second period to get win No. 1.
2017 Esso Cup: STA 7, DUR 3 (Preliminary)
Cassidy Maplethorpe scored twice and St. Albert are a perfect 5-0-0.
Schedule
Close
Credit