Road to the Esso Cup
Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League
Wendy Graves
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February 23, 2016
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PLAYOFF MATCH-UPS

1) Saskatoon Stars vs. 8) Battleford Sharks
2) Swift Current Wildcats vs. 7) Notre Dame Hounds
3) Prince Albert Bears vs. 6) Melville Prairie Fire
4) Weyburn Gold Wings vs. 5) Regina Rebels

FINAL STANDINGS (W-L-OTW-OTL)

Saskatoon – 70 points (22-4-2-0)
Swift Current – 60 points (19-6-0-3)
Prince Albert – 60 points (18-7-3-0)
Weyburn – 52 points (15-9-3-1)
Regina – 39 points (11-12-1-4)
Melville – 28 points (8-17-1-2)
Notre Dame – 16 points (3-21-3-1)
Battleford – 11 points (3-23-0-2)

LEADING SCORERS

Kennedy Bobyck (Regina) – 16G 22A 38P
Mackenna Parker (Saskatoon) – 14G 21A 35P
Grace Shirley (Saskatoon) – 18G 14A 32P
Chloe Smith (Swift Current) – 13G 19A 32P
Bailee Bourassa (Weyburn) – 21G 9A 30P

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCE

2015 (Saskatoon Stars – bronze medal)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES

6 (2010, 2010 (host), 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

2014 (Weyburn Gold Wings)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

2 (2011, Notre Dame Hounds; 2014, Weyburn Gold Wings)

TOP REGULAR SEASON TEAM – SASKATOON STARS

After an opening night loss, the Saskatoon Stars went on a 16-game winning streak between Oct. 4 and Dec. 20 to distance themselves from the pack and win their second straight Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League regular season title. Even though 14 players returned from the team that won a bronze medal at last year’s Esso Cup – including leading scorer Mackenna Parker (35 points) – three of the Stars’ top four point-getters were rookies. One year after serving as affiliated players, Grace Shirley (32 points) and Anna Leschynshyn (25 points) finished among the top 10 in league scoring, while Joelle Fiala had 19 points in her maiden season with the Stars. Another rookie shone in net: Jordan Ivanco went a perfect 11-0. Emma Johnson picked up 13 wins of her own, posting three shutouts and the league’s second-best goals-against average (1.47) and save percentage (.942).

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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