The 2011 Esso Cup was Canada's third annual national women's midget hockey championship, played April 17–23, 2011 at the Servus Credit Union Place in St. Albert, Alberta. The Notre Dame Hounds defeated the Edmonton Thunder 5-2 in the gold medal game to win their first Esso Cup title. Edmonton goaltender Morgan Glover was named the tournament's most valuable player.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds West Wilcox, SK
2 Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder Pacific Edmonton, AB
3 Flag of Ontario Toronto Aeros Ontario Toronto, ON
4 Flag of Quebec Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis Quebec Kirkland, QC
5 Flag of Alberta St. Albert Slash Host St. Albert, AB
6 Flag of Prince Edward Island King's County Kings Atlantic Montague, PE

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder 4 1 1 0 19 6 14
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds 3 1 1 0 28 8 12
3 Flag of Ontario Toronto Aeros 2 0 1 2 20 13 7
4 Flag of Quebec Kodiaks du Lac St-Louis 2 0 0 3 11 15 6
5 Flag of Alberta St. Albert Slash 1 1 1 2 13 11 6
6 Flag of Prince Edward Island King's County Kings 0 0 0 5 5 43 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Kings County 0
  • Edmonton 3 - Notre Dame 2 (SO)
  • St. Albert 4 - Toronto 3 (SO)
  • Notre Dame 6 - Lac St-Louis 0
  • Edmonton 4 - Toronto 2
  • St. Albert 5 - Kings County 0
  • Toronto 5 - Lac St-Louis 1
  • Notre Dame 14 - Kings County 0

  • Edmonton 1 - St. Albert 0
  • Toronto 9 - Kings County 2
  • Edmonton 2 - Lac St-Louis 1
  • Notre Dame 4 - St. Albert 3 (SO)
  • Edmonton 10 - Kings County 0
  • Notre Dame 3 - Toronto 1
  • Lac St-Louis 4 - St. Albert 2

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Notre Dame 5 - Toronto 1
  • Edmonton 4 - Lac St-Louis 1

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Toronto 4 - Lac St-Louis 0

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

  • Notre Dame 5 - Edmonton 2

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Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Alberta Morgan Glover (Edmonton)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Saskatchewan Olivia Howe (Notre Dame)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Saskatchewan Olivia Howe (Notre Dame)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Ontario Emma Korbs (Toronto)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Alberta Morgan Glover (Edmonton)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of Alberta Matana Skoye (St. Albert)

Road to the Esso Cup[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

Regional Tournament held March 31-April 3, 2011 at Montague, Prince Edward Island[1]

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Prince Edward Island King's County (host) 4-0-0 19 10 8
2 Flag of New Brunswick Bathurst Northern Stars 2-2-0 16 8 6
3 Flag of Nova Scotia Metro Boston Pizza 2-2-0 16 18 3
4 Flag of Prince Edward Island Western Wind 2-2-0 7 17 2
5 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Tri-Pen 0-4-0 7 17 1

Championship Game[edit | edit source]

  • Kings County 3 - Bathurst 1
Kings County advances to Esso Cup

Quebec[edit | edit source]

Dodge Cup Midget Championship held March 31-April 3, 2011 at Kirkland, Quebec[2]

Quarter-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Pionnières de Laurentides-Lanaudière 3 - Abitibi-Témiscamingue 1
  • Kodiacs du Lac St-Louis 4 - Rapides de l’Estrie 1
  • L’Express de l’Outaouais 3 - Rebelles de Laval 0
  • Remparts du Richelieu 3 - Rafales de la Mauricie 0

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Remparts du Richelieu 5 - Pionnières de Laurentides-Lanaudière 0
  • Kodiacs du Lac St-Louis 1 - L’Express de l’Outaouais 0

Championship Game[edit | edit source]

  • Kodiacs du Lac St-Louis 2 - Remparts du Richelieu 0
Lac St-Louis wins Dodge Cup and advances to Esso Cup

Ontario[edit | edit source]

Ontario Women's Hockey Association Championship held February 18–20, 2011 at Brampton, Ontario[3]

Quarter-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Stoney Creek 1 - Whitby 0
  • Toronto 4 - Kingston 0
  • Kanata 2 - Sarnia 0
  • Thunder Bay 3 - Belleville 1

Semi-Finals[edit | edit source]

  • Thunder Bay 3 - Stoney Creek 0
  • Toronto 5 - Kanata 2

Championship Game[edit | edit source]

  • Toronto 4 - Thunder Bay 2
Toronto wins championship and advances to Esso Cup

Western Region[edit | edit source]

Best-of-3 series played April 1–3, 2011 at Morden, Manitoba[4]

Flag of Saskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds vs Flag of Manitoba Pembina Valley Hawks
  • Game 1: Notre Dame 3 - Pembina Valley 1
  • Game 2: Notre Dame 4 - Pembina Valley 1
Notre Dame wins series and advances to Esso Cup

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

Best-of-3 series played April 1–3, 2011 at Edmonton, Alberta[5]

Flag of British Columbia Thompson-Okanagan Rockets vs Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder
  • Game 1: Edmonton 4 - Thompson-Okanagan 1
  • Game 2: Edmonton 8 - Thompson-Okanagan 1
Edmonton wins series and advances to Esso Cup

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. EC.012. Hockey Canada (2011-04-04). Retrieved on 2012-01-19.
  2. EC.014. Hockey Canada (2011-04-06). Retrieved on 2012-01-19.
  3. EC.003. Hockey Canada (2011-03-09). Retrieved on 2012-01-19.
  4. EC.015. Hockey Canada (2011-04-07). Retrieved on 2012-01-19.
  5. EC.013. Hockey Canada (2011-04-05). Retrieved on 2012-01-19.

External links[edit | edit source]

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