Hockey Canada Network |  Hockey Canada B.C. Hockey Hockey Alberta Saskatchewan Hockey Association Hockey Manitoba Hockey Northwest Ontario Ontario Hockey Federation Hockey Eastern Ontario Hockey Quebec Hockey New Brunswick Hockey P.E.I. Hockey Nova Scotia Hockey Newfoundland Hockey North

Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Apple Android Shopping Cart
BC Hockey Logo

Rush Comets Capitals Lakers Seals

Female Midget AAA Playoff Preview

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The 2016-2017 Female Midget AAA regular season is in the books, and the playoff matchups have been determined. The Greater Vancouver Comets and Thompson-Okanagan Lakers have earned first-round byes while the Northern Capitals will host the Fraser Valley Rush and the Vancouver Island Seals will take on the Kootenay Wild in the quarter-final matchups.

 

First-round byes:

#1 Greater Vancouver Comets (29-1-0)

The Greater Vancouver Comets dominated all major statistical categories during the 2016-17 season, suffering only one loss (Northern Capitals), after stringing together 22 straight wins to start the season. Jenn Gardiner (Surrey) led the league in scoring with 34 points (15G, 19A) in 30 games while the goaltending duo of Cassie Shokar (Surrey) and Brooke Vial (Port Moody) had a combined goals against average of 1.13 on the season.

 

#2 Thompson-Okanagan Lakers (13-10-7)

After starting the season with four (4) straight losses, the Lakers then rattled off 11 straight games with a point including six (6) wins and five (5) ties. They also ended the season with a pair of wins over Vancouver Island to secure a first-round bye to edge out the Northern Capitals by two (2) points on the year.

 

Quarter-final matchups:

#3 Northern Capitals (14-13-3) vs. #6 Fraser Valley Rush (3-21-6)

Game 1: March 10, Time: 2:00 pm, CN Centre, Prince George

Game 2: March 11, Time: 3:15 pm, Rolling Mix Concrete Arena, Prince George

Game 3: March 12, Time: 12:15 pm, Rolling Mix Concrete Arena, Prince George*

 

The Northern Capitals started the season strong with four (4) straight wins and were in several close games including six (6) one-goal games and three (3) ties. Offensively, they were led by Caily Mellott (100 Mile House) who tied for the league lead in goals and finished second in league scoring with 31 points (20G, 11A).

 

The Fraser Valley Rush had a tough season, however one (1) of the team’s three (3) wins came against their first-round opponent. One of the bright spots was affiliate player Katie Chan (Richmond) who scored three (3) goals in two (2) games for Fraser Valley.

 

 

#4 Kootenay Wild (10-14-6) vs. #5 Vancouver Island Seals (6-16-8)

Game 1: March 10, Time: 2:45 pm, Cominco Arena, Trail

Game 2: March 11, Time: 4:45 pm, Cominco Arena, Trail

Game 3: March 12, Time: 8:00 am, Cominco Arena, Trail *

 

The Kootenay Wild are led by two (2) of the league’s top four (4) scoring forwards in Reece Hunt (Nelson) who tallied 31 points (16G, 15A) in 29 games along with Kelsey Patterson (Castlegar) who tied for the league lead in goals with 20 to go along with eight (8) assists in 30 games.

 

The Vancouver Island Seals were led by captain Maryna Macdonald (Port Alberni) who led all defencemen in scoring with 12 goals and nine (9) assists in 30 games. She was the lone Seal player to have more than six (6) goals on the season.

 

For more information about the BC FMAAA program, please visit the website at www.bchockey.net/fmaaa or email midgethockey@bchockey.net.

 

For more information about BC Hockey, please visit the BC Hockey website at www.bchockey.net or email info@bchockey.net or follow along through social media at www.facebook.com/BCHockeySource, www.twitter.com/BCHockey_Source, www.twitter.com/BCHockey_Female, www.youtube.com/BCHockeySource or www.instagram.com/BCHockeySource. 



 
 

ABOUT US
BC Hockey is a not-for-profit organization and member branch of Hockey Canada in charge of governing amateur hockey at all levels in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Approximately 150 minor hockey associations, 55,000 players, 4,500 referees, 20,000 official volunteers and countless others make our great game possible here in Pacific Canada.

More...

USEFUL LINKS

BC Hockey

Female High Performance Program

Major Midget League

Applications

 

 


QUICK LINKS

BC Hockey News

FMAAA News

Clinics

Events Calendar

Forms

BC Hockey Site Map

Google Play Store
Copyright © 2014 BC Hockey - Saanichton, BC