The Female Midget AAA (FMAAA) Champion Northern Capitals fell to the Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League (AMMFHL) Champion Rocky Mountain Raiders in two (2) games in the 2016 Female Pacific Regional Championship.
The Capitals lost Game one (1) by a score of 3-0, with the Raiders scoring one (1) goal in each frame. Capitals goaltender Kelsey Roberts (Kitimat, BC) finished the game with 38 saves. In Game two (2) of the Championship Series, the Capitals once again feel by a score of 3-0.
The Rocky Mountain Raiders will move on to the ESSO Cup, Hockey Canada's National Female Midget Championship, which will take place in Weyburn, Saskatchewan from April 19 - 25, 2016.
The FMAAA program consists of six (6) zone-based teams that are spread across the province – the Fraser Valley Rush (Langley), Greater Vancouver Comets (Coquitlam), Kootenay Wild (Nelson), Northern Capitals (Prince George), Thompson-Okanagan Lakers (Vernon), and Vancouver Island Seals (Campbell River). The teams play a 30 game regular season, followed by the playoffs. The FMAAA Champion has the opportunity to compete for the ESSO Cup, Hockey Canada's National Female Midget Championship, which will take place in Weyburn, Saskatchewan from April 19 - 25, 2016.
The FMAAA program was initiated in the 2007-2008 season in response to the membership’s desire to provide an opportunity for elite female hockey players to come together on zone teams to challenge other elite female Midget teams. The league has had nearly 100 players move on to post-secondary hockey opportunities.
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