2011 Esso Cup

Toronto Aeros 5 - Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis 1


ST. ALBERT, Alta. – A couple of powerplays helped the Toronto Aeros (Ontario) to their first victory atthe2011 Esso Cup, with five different players pocketing goals Tuesday afternoon to top the Lac St-LouisKodiaks 5-1 on the ice at Servus Place.

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Vickie Lemire (Rigaud, Que.) scored Lac St. Louis’s only goal midway through the second period, also on apowerplay.

After suffering two tough losses to earlier in the national championship, including a 4-3 shootout totheNotre Dame Hounds (West) and falling 4-2 to the Edmonton Thunder (Pacific), the win was an importantconfidence boost for Toronto going into the second half of preliminary round action.

Hayley Masters (Horseshoe Valley, Ont.) put the Aeros on the scoresheet first less than two minutes intothefirst, giving them the jump start they need. A Lac St-Louis penalty in the latter half ofthefirstgavedefenceman Emma Greco (Burlington, Ont.) the chance to put another one on the board for herteam,makingit2-0 going into the break.

An upbeat Toronto squad stepped onto the ice in the second determined to keep up the momentum,with anotherpowerplay opportunity allowing Breanne Wilson-Bennett (Markham, Ont.) to put another past theLacSt-Louisgoalline at 8:27, which was followed up by another Aeros goal less than three minutes later from BrookWebster(Aurora, Ont.).

But Lemire, who represented Québec at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, N.S., wasn’t a bout to letToronto skate away with a shutout, digging away at the Aeros net to narrow the gap to 4-1 at13:28intheperiod.

But in the end, the game belonged to Toronto, with Morgan Sly (Collingwood, Ont.) accepting a helper fromWebster to cap it off at 5-1 and send Toronto back into the dressing room with a positive attitude headedinto the remainder of the week at Canada’s National Female Midget Championship.

Toronto takes on the Kings County Kings (Atlantic) at noon MT Wednesday, while Lac St-Louis faces offagainst Edmonton (Pacific) at 4 p.m. MT


Game Information
Game Number 7 Round Preliminary
Arena Servus Place City, Country St. Albert, Alta.
Month / Day / Year 04/19/2011 Time 12:00 AM MT
Attendance Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
Toronto Aeros (ONT) 2 2 1 5
Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis (QUE) 0 1 0 1

First Period
   01:47 ONT 17 Hayley Masters (19 Victoria Andreakos, 21 Lauren Wildfang)
   16:57 ONT 7 Emma Greco (9 Audrey Potts) PP

   04:25 ONT 3 Morgan Kelly (Roughing)
   12:16 ONT 4 Breanne Grant (Tripping)
   15:38 QUE 7 Jo-Hanna Rifai (Interference)
   17:58 QUE 23 Lily Sargeant (Hooking)

Second Period
   08:27 ONT 11 Breanne Wilson-Bennett (8 Jordan McDonell, 3 Morgan Kelly) PP
   11:09 ONT 26 Brooke Webster (9 Audrey Potts)
   13:38 QUE 17 Vickie Lemire (28 Chelsea Zaidie) PP

   00:25 ONT 19 Victoria Andreakos (Cross Checking)
   08:15 QUE 9 Abbey Frazer (Interference)
   09:06 QUE 99 Samantha Tayler (Interference)
   13:15 ONT 6 Caitlin Maikawa (Tripping)
   14:37 QUE 9 Abbey Frazer (Tripping)
   15:33 ONT 3 Morgan Kelly (Interference)

Third Period
   10:34 ONT 18 Morgan Sly (26 Brooke Webster)

   01:51 QUE 9 Abbey Frazer (Hooking)
   08:25 QUE 23 Lily Sargeant (Bodychecking)
   08:45 ONT 3 Morgan Kelly (High Sticking)
   09:21 QUE 9 Abbey Frazer (Hooking)
   14:27 ONT 8 Jordan McDonell (Hooking)
   17:05 QUE 77 Jo-Anne Rose Jacobs (Tripping)
   19:24 ONT 8 Jordan McDonell (High Sticking)

Toronto Aeros
29 Taylor Hough On 1/00:00 Off 3/20:00
Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis
43 Laurie Anne Beaulieu On 1/00:00 Off 2/11:09
30 Morgan Moffat On 2/11:10 Off 3/19:50

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Toronto Aeros 15 18 9 42
Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis 10 12 9 31

Player of the Game
Toronto Aeros 11 Breanne Wilson-Bennett
Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis 17 Vickie Lemire
Referee Kayla Keeping
Lines People Arron Best, Shandis Leblanc
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