Ottawa and Cambridge remain undefeated in National Ringette League competition

Regina, Saskatchewan – April 8, 2014 – The National Ringette League’s Ottawa Ice and Cambridge Turbos each posted a pair of wins at the 2014 Tim Hortons Canadian ringette championships to remain undefeated on the second day of competition. Ottawa downed Montreal Mission 10-1 and beat Calgary RATH 5-4. Nepean’s Jayme Simzer picked up a hat trick and an assist in the win over Montreal and claimed another hat trick in the game against RATH. Cambridge downed the Gloucester Devils 5-1 and posted a 9-2 win over the Richmond Hill Lightning.

Calgary KODA, Ontario, Central Alberta Sting and Manitoba’s Eastman Flames remained undefeated in the U16 division. Calgary beat Edmonton Elite 7-6 and pulled out a 5-4 overtime win against Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia did go on to beat Alberta’s Zone 5 Zeal 4-2 later in the day. Ontario downed Saskatchewan 8-1 and Quebec’s previously undefeated Outaouais Extreme 7-3, while Central Alberta Sting beat BC 6-2 and Quebec 5-1. Manitoba’s Eastman Flames also downed Quebec and BC with scores of 8-6 and 6-1 respectively. Lorette’s Josee Huberdeau sits atop the U16 leading scorers list after picking up 11 goals and five assists in four games for the Flames.

In the U19 division, four teams remain undefeated after the second day of play – Alberta, Richmond Hill, Manitoba and the Nepean Ravens. Alberta downed Quebec 7-3 and shut out BC’s Thompson Okanagan Ringette League 6-0, while Richmond Hill downed Nova Scotia 8-4 and posted a 4-3 overtime win over previously undefeated Team Quebec. Manitoba shut out the Saskatoon Blazers 7-0 and downed Alberta’s St. Albert Mission 10-4. The Nepean Ravens also downed the Mission 8-3 and posted an 8-7 win over New Brunswick. Guelph’s Abby Richardson remains on top of the leading scorers list for the second day in a row with eight goals and 13 assists in four games for Team Ontario.

Games are taking place at the Co-operators Centre (1700 Elphinstone Street). Competition continues all week with bronze medal games on Friday night (April 11) and finals in all three divisions taking place on Saturday, April 12 (10:30 NRL, 12:30 U16 and 14:15 U19). All-stars and the NRL Annual Awards will be announced at the closing award ceremony on Saturday night.

Rosters, schedules, standings and stats can be found at the following links:
U16: http://www.leaguestat.com/ringettecanada/crc_u16/en/stats/schedule.php
U19: http://www.leaguestat.com/ringettecanada/crc_u19/en/stats/schedule.php
NRL: http://www.nationalringetteleague.ca/stats/schedule.php?view=day

Competition continues Wednesday, April 9 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT).

Results for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the 2014 Tim Hortons Canadian ringette championships in Regina, Saskatchewan:

U16 DIVISION
Alberta 5 New Brunswick 4
St. Albert Mission (AB) 8 Regina Stingers 6
Central Alberta Sting 6 British Columbia 2
Eastman Flames (MB) 8 Quebec 6
Calgary KODA 5 Nova Scotia 4 (OT)
Manitoba 7 Outaouais Extreme (QC) 5
Zone 5 Zeal (AB) 4 Edmonton Elite 2
Ontario 8 Saskatchewan 1
New Brunswick 6 Regina Stingers 3
Alberta 9 St. Albert Mission (AB) 4
Eastman Flames (MB) 6 British Columbia 1
Central Alberta Sting 5 Quebec 1
Calgary KODA 7 Edmonton Elite 6
Ontario 7 Outaouais Extreme (QC) 3
Manitoba 7 Saskatchewan 5
Nova Scotia 4 Zone 5 Zeal (AB) 2

U19 DIVISION
Manitoba 7 Saskatoon Blazers 0
New Brunswick 8 British Columbia 4
Saskatchewan 8 Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 4
Nepean Ravens (ON) 8 St. Albert Mission (AB) 3
Lac St. Louis (QC) 3 Ontario 2 (OT)
Edmonton Elite 12 PEI 8
Richmond Hill (ON) 8 Nova Scotia 4
Alberta 7 Quebec 3
Eastman Flames (MB) 5 Thompson Okanagan Ringette League (BC) 3
Manitoba 10 St. Albert Mission (AB) 4
Nepean Ravens (ON) 8 New Brunswick 7
British Columbia 9 Saskatoon Blazers 4
Edmonton Elite 5 Lac St. Louis (QC) 0
Alberta 6 Thompson Okanagan Ringette League (BC) 0
Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 10 PEI 8
Richmond Hill (ON) 4 Quebec 3 (OT)
Ontario 9 Saskatchewan 3
Nova Scotia 6 Eastman Flames (MB) 3

NRL DIVISION
Richmond Hill Lightning 7 Edmonton WAM! 2
Ottawa Ice 10 Montreal Mission 1
Calgary RATH 11 Waterloo Wildfire 6
Cambridge Turbos 5 Gloucester Devils 1
Cambridge Turbos 9 Richmond Hill Lightning 2
Ottawa Ice 5 Calgary RATH 4
Montreal Mission 14 Waterloo Wildfire 4
Edmonton WAM! 6 Gloucester Devils 4

About Ringette
Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 30,000 players on more than 2,000 teams across Canada with over 2,400 officials and 5,000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in half a dozen other countries around the world. 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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For more information, please contact:

Alayne Martell
Media and Public Relations | Relations de presse et publiques
Ringette Canada | Ringuette Canada
National Ringette League | Ligue Nationale de Ringuette
Phone | Téléphone : (613) 748-5655, ext. 226
Cell : (902) 308-1067
alayne@ringette.ca
@: www.ringette.ca
@: www.nationalringetteleague.ca

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