TEAM ATLANTIC BEGINS NATIONAL WOMEN'S U18 CHAMPIONSHIP TODAY IN MANITOBA
Nov. 5, 2019
MORDEN & WINKLER, Man. – For the first time in tournament history, Manitoba is ready to roll out the welcome mat for the 2019 National Women’s Under-18 Championship, Nov. 5-9 in Morden and Winkler.
Eight teams will vie for the national title; defending champion Ontario Red, which has won 11 of the 12 gold medals, will be joined by Alberta, Atlantic and Saskatchewan in Group A in Winkler, while host Manitoba is part of Group B in Morden, alongside British Columbia, Ontario Blue and Quebec.
Team Atlantic consists of players from the four Atlantic provinces and will feature eleven players from Nova Scotia:
1 FRASER, Deanna
2 BENT, Kyla
3 CORBETT, Madison
9 THORNHILL, Mallory
10 ADAM, Avi
12 BENEDICT, Ava
13 DENNY, Erin
14 DUGGAN, Jillian
16 GARNETT, Ashlyn
19 MACLEAN, Kara
22 PITTS, Landyn
All preliminary-round games, placement games, semifinals and the bronze medal game will be live streamed atHockeyCanada.ca/NWU18. The gold medal game will be played live on TSN and RDS, Hockey Canada’s official broadcast partners, on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. CT/5 p.m. ET; check local listings for details.
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