Atlantic Attack unwilling to let go of first place in the Eastern Conference

The Atlantic Attack held strong against the 2nd place team in the Eastern Conference, the Richmond Hill Lightning, as they secured two wins and one loss in a three game series on home ice.

In Saturday game action, the Attack led the Lightning 3-0 by the end of the first period. By the end of the 4th, Karine Doiron had faced 58 shots on net and the Attack narrowly skated away with a 4-3 victory. Kelly Snowdon scored 1 goal and 2 assists for the Attack. Later in the evening, the Lightning retaliated with a 10-5 win. Martine Caissie scored four goals, which maintained her position as the leader of the National Ringette League scoring race. Caissie has 42 goals and 18 assists for 60 points. Josée Doiron chipped in 3 assists.

On Sunday, the Attack closed off the series with a 9-2 win and maintained first place in the Eastern Conference with their best record in team history of 15-3-0-0.

The Atlantic Attack will now have a lengthy break as their next four game road trip will not occur until January 16, 2016. They will return to home ice in Cocagne on February 6-7 when they welcome the defending NRL championships, the Cambridge Turbos.