Cambridge Turbos claim national gold at ringette championships

London, Ontario – April 9, 2016 – After going undefeated all week, the Gloucester Devils faced their first loss when they met defending champion Cambridge Turbos in the National Ringette League gold medal final. The Turbos downed Gloucester 5-3 to claim gold and send Gloucester home with silver. Ottawa Ice picked up bronze.

Cambridge’s Jacqueline Gaudet, who scored four of the Turbos five goals, commented on her team’s performance shortly after the gold-medal final. “We came in and our first game wasn’t the best, but in the end we accomplished our goals. Gloucester is a good team and we respected them, but we knew we had the talent to execute our game plan and win.”

Results for Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the 2016 Canadian ringette championships in London, Ontario:

NRL DIVISION
Gold game:
Cambridge Turbos 5 Gloucester Devils 3
Gold: Cambridge Turbos
Silver: Gloucester Devils
Bronze: Ottawa Ice
4th: Edmonton WAM!
5th: Montreal Mission
6th: Calgary RATH
7th: Atlantic Attack
8th: Edmonton Black Gold Rush

About Ringette
Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently nearly 30,000 players on nearly 2,000 teams across Canada, with over 1,500 officials and nearly 8000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in more than a half a dozen other countries around the world. Ringette has been designated a Heritage Sport by Sport Canada and as part of the Sport for Life movement, ringette is well advanced at adapting Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.

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