The top young female players from across the country have, quite literally, followed in the footsteps – in fact, skate strides – as many of their women’s hockey heroes when they stepped on to the ice at this year’s National Women’s Under-18 Championship.
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Jennifer Wakefield scored an unassisted marker, Rebecca Johnston added another in the second and Shannon Szabados made some spectacular saves in what was a fast-paced game, but Canada’s National Women’s Team fell 3-2 to Fort Saskatchewan in Midget Series action on the road Tuesday night.
Meghan Agosta-Marciano notched the game-winning goal with less than four minutes left on the clock, while Haley Wickenheiser and Brianne Jenner also scored and Charline Labonté made 26 saves Friday, to help lead Canada to a 3-2 win over the Edmonton SSAC Athletics in Midget Series action.
Natalie Spooner had a goal and an assist in the third, while Catherine Ward contributed two assists, but despite a late game comeback that sent it into overtime, Canada’s National Women’s Team fell 5-4 to the Grande Prairie Storm in Midget AAA action Wednesday night on the road.
Five different players scored, Jenelle Kohanchuk notched goals in the first and third, and Vicki Bendus had a goal and two assists Saturday afternoon, in what was a truly team effort that led Canada’s National Women’s Team to a 6-3 win over Finland, an undefeated tournament – and gold medal bragging rights – at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Natalie Spooner notched two markers, Mélodie Daoust added a goal and an assist in the first and Jayna Hefford topped it off in the third to help Canada come back from a 3-1 deficit to beat Sweden 4-3 on Friday for the red and white's third straight win at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Mélodie Daoust notched her first international goal, while Haley Irwin, Brianne Jenner and Natalie Spooner also scored Wednesday, to help Canada’s National Women’s Team defeat the United States 4-2 on Day 2 of the 2013 4 Nations Cup, at the historic Herb Books Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Vicki Bendus, Rebecca Johnston and Natalie Spooner scored, while Charline Labonté earned the “W,” en route to Canada’s 3-1 victory over Finland on Tuesday afternoon, to help the ladies in red and white start the 2013 4 Nations Cup off strong at the historic Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Brianne Jenner opened the scoring in the first and Jenelle Kohanchuk broke the tie in the third, but it just wasn’t enough for Canada’s National Women’s Team, with the red and white falling 3-2 to the Edmonton Knights of Columbus Pats in Midget AAA action Wednesday night.
Haley Irwin and Meaghan Mikkelson scored in a thrilling shootout, while Meghan Agosta-Marciano notched two and Johnston added another in regulation, to help Canada’s National Women’s Team edge the Midget AAA Raiders 4-3 in front of a packed rink Monday night in St. Albert.
Haley Irwin had a goal and a helper, Meghan Agosta-Marciano and Rebecca Johnston also scored, and Geneviève Lacasse made 29 saves in Saturday night’s road game against Leduc, but it just wasn’t enough for the Canadian ladies, who fell 6-3 to the Midget AAA Oil Kings.
Rebecca Johnston and Hayley Wickenheiser both scored twice; Jayna Hefford, Jocelyne Larocque and Caroline Ouellette all had two points, and Charline Labonté earned the “W” in her hometown Thursday night, to help give Canada a 6-3 win over the United States in Boisbriand, Que.
Caroline Ouellette opened the scoring early in the second, Bailey Bram added another less than a minute later, and Tara Watchorn topped it off early in the third period Saturday night to give Canada’s National Women’s Team a 3-2 win over the United States in Game 1 of this season’s series.