2011 Esso Cup

Kings County Kings 0 - St. Albert Slash 5


ST. ALBERT, Alta. – With the comfort of their home rink as a backdrop, and the cheers of family andfriendsin the background Monday night, the St. Albert Slash (host) skated to their second win of the 2011Esso Cup, a5-0 shutout over the Kings County Kings (Atlantic).

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Although the Kings came out motivated to snag their first win of the tournament, the game swayed infavourof the Slash midway through the first when Sabrina Flemming (St. Albert, Alta.) lit up the lamp withhelpfrom Deanna Morin (Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.) on a powerplay, giving the host team a 1-0 lead afterthefirst.

The Slash seemed to come out in the second with even more confidence, allowing Karly Heffernan (St.Albert,Alta.) to make it 2-0 at 10:44 and Jessica Kampjes (Bon Accord, Alta.) to score her first of thenight whileshorthanded at 18:45 in the period. The Slash continued to click on the ice, capping off thesecond at 3-0 andkicking off the third determined to hold onto the lead.

That they did, and then some, with Melissa Kueber (St. Albert, Alta.) able to put the puck past theKingsCounty goal line at 12:10, despite the opposition being on the powerplay again. Kings County scrambledto geton the scoreboard, but just couldn’t shake the Slash, who not only maintained the lead but addedanother fromKampjes in the final minute of the game.

An ecstatic crowd whopped and hollered as they watched the Slash celebrate another win at the EssoCup,giving them another three points in the standings and getting them closer to medal chances atCanada’sNational Female Midget Championship.

Kings County will be in tough when they play last year’s silver medallists the Notre Dame Hounds (West)at4 p.m. MT Tuesday, while St. Albert Slash will also be in for a challenge when they face off againsttheEdmonton Thunder (Pacific) at 7:30 p.m. MT.


Game Information
Game Number 6 Round Preliminary
Arena Servus Place City, Country St. Albert, Alta.
Month / Day / Year 04/18/2011 Time 07:30 PM MT
Attendance Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
Kings County Kings (ATL) 0 0 0 0
St. Albert Slash (HST) 1 2 2 5

First Period
   12:15 HST 9 Sabrina Flemming (5 Jessica Kampjes, 19 Melissa Kueber) PP

   02:44 HST 11 Paige Foster (Cross Checking)
   07:20 HST 5 Jessica Kampjes (High Sticking)
   11:48 ATL 2 Hannah Nabuurs (Hooking)
   14:38 HST 11 Paige Foster (Interference)

Second Period
   10:44 HST 6 Ashley Morin (16 Krystal Reithmayer)
   19:35 HST 5 Jessica Kampjes  SH

   01:11 ATL 41 Kiaya Jorden (Hooking)
   12:55 HST 15 Rebecca Wall (High Sticking)
   18:44 HST 16 Krystal Reithmayer (Tripping)

Third Period
   12:10 HST 19 Melissa Kueber  SH
   19:07 HST 5 Jessica Kampjes (19 Melissa Kueber, 20 Angela Mason)

   00:32 HST 11 Paige Foster (Interference)
   03:56 HST 9 Sabrina Flemming (Tripping)
   05:00 HST 18 Lindsay Cox (Interference)
   06:41 ATL 27 Jenna Fitzpatrick (Bodychecking)
   07:58 ATL 33 Sasha Mooney (Hooking)
   11:07 HST 17 Haley Kuzyk (Tripping)

Kings County Kings
00 Emma Meanor On 1/00:00 Off 2/18:45
00 Emma Meanor On 2/19:01 Off 3/05:30
00 Emma Meanor On 3/06:17 Off 3/20:00
St. Albert Slash
31 Emily Mitchell On 1/00:00 Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Kings County Kings 4 13 10 27
St. Albert Slash 15 19 27 61

Player of the Game
St. Albert Slash 31 Emily Mitchell
Kings County Kings 6 Alyssa Ferguson
Referee Jamie Scriver
Lines People Shandis Leblanc, Nicole Bohnen
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