2013 Esso Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of ? ?
Dates April 21–27, 2013
Teams 6
Venue(s) Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby, BC (in {{{cities}}} host cities)
Champions Flag of Quebec LHFDQ North ({{{count}}} titles)
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Quebec Valérie Audet
MVP Flag of Alberta Mikaeli Cavell

The 2013 Esso Cup was Canada's fifth annual national women's midget hockey championship, played April 21–27, 2013 at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre in Burnaby, British Columbia. The LHFDQ North squad captured Quebec's first national title with a victory over Ontario's North Bay Ice Boltz in the gold medal game. The Edmonton Thunder captured a medal for the fourth consecutive year by winning the bronze.[1]

Teams[edit | edit source]

Result Team Region City
1 Flag of Quebec LHFDQ North Quebec Montreal, QC
2 Flag of Ontario North Bay Ice Boltz Ontario North Bay, ON
3 Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder Pacific Edmonton, AB
4 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Rebels Western Regina, SK
5 Flag of British Columbia Fraser Valley Phantom Host Langley, BC
6 Flag of Nova Scotia Metro Boston Pizza Atlantic Halifax Regional Municipality, NS

Round robin[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder 3 2 0 0 21 13 13
2 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Rebels 3 0 2 0 17 11 11
3 Flag of Quebec LHFDQ North 3 0 0 2 20 11 9
4 Flag of Ontario North Bay Ice Boltz 2 1 1 1 11 9 9
5 Flag of British Columbia Fraser Valley Phantom 1 0 0 4 7 16 3
6 Flag of Nova Scotia Metro Boston Pizza 0 0 0 5 4 20 0

Scores[edit | edit source]

  • North Bay 3 - Metro 0
  • Regina 5 - LHFDQ North 2
  • Edmonton 4 - Fraser Valley 2
  • North Bay 2 - Regina 1 (SO)
  • Edmonton 4 - Metro 1
  • LHFDQ North 5 - Fraser Valley 1
  • LHFDQ North 8 - Metro 1
  • Edmonton 5 - North Bay 4 (SO)
  • Regina 5 - Fraser Valley 1
  • LHFDQ North 3 - North Bay 1
  • Edmonton 5 - Regina 4 (OT)
  • Fraser Valley 3 - Metro 1
  • LHFDQ North 3 - Edmonton 2
  • Regina 2 - Metro 1
  • North Bay 1 - Fraser Valley 0

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  Semifinals                    
  4  Flag of Ontario North Bay 5  
  1  Flag of Alberta Edmonton 1   Gold Medal Game
      4  Flag of Ontario North Bay 2
  Semifinals   3  Flag of Quebec LHFDQ North 5
  3  Flag of Quebec LHFDQ North 6
  2  Flag of Saskatchewan Regina 3   Bronze Medal Game
    2  Flag of Saskatchewan Regina 0
    1  Flag of Alberta Edmonton 1

Individual awards[edit | edit source]

  • Most Valuable Player: Flag of Alberta Mikaeli Cavell (Edmonton)
  • Top Scorer: Flag of Quebec Valérie Audet (LHFDQ North)
  • Top Forward: Flag of Quebec Jade Downie-Landry (LHFDQ North)
  • Top Defenceman: Flag of Ontario Corie Jacobson (North Bay)
  • Top Goaltender: Flag of Ontario Sabrina Picard (North Bay)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Flag of British Columbia Jodie Gentile (Fraser Valley)

Road to the Esso Cup[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Region[edit | edit source]

Tournament held April 4 – 7 at the Pictou Wellness Center in Pictou, Nova Scotia.[2]

Round Robin
Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Flag of Nova Scotia Metro 3-0-1 22 3 7
2 Flag of New Brunswick Moncton Rockets 3-1-0 15 4 6
3 Flag of Prince Edward Island Capital District Cyclones 2-1-1 18 8 5
4 Flag of Nova Scotia Northern Storm (Host) 1-3-0 6 16 2
5 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador Central Ice Pak 0-4-0 3 33 0
Final
Flag of New Brunswick Moncton 1
Flag of Nova Scotia Metro 2

Metro advances to Esso Cup

Quebec[edit | edit source]

Dodge Cup played April 4 – 5, 2013 at Boucherville, Québec.

  Semifinals Final
                 
1 West 3  
4 South 2  
      East 1
    North 2
2 East 1
3 North 2  

LHFDQ North advances to Esso Cup.

Ontario[edit | edit source]

Ontario Women's Hockey Association Championship played April 4 – 7, 2013 at Ottawa, Ontario.[3]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
  1  Whitby 1  
8  Saugeen-Maitland 2  
     Saugeen-Maitland 1  
     Thunder Bay 2  
4  Thunder Bay 3
  5  Sault Ste. Marie 1  
       Thunder Bay 2
     North Bay 3
  3  Toronto 0  
6  Nepean 3  
   Nepean 0
     North Bay 1  
2  North Bay 4
  7  Bluewater 1  

North Bay advances to Esso Cup.

Western Region[edit | edit source]

Best-of-3 series played April 5 – 7, 2013 in Morden, Manitoba[4]

Best-of-3 series
Rank Team W-L GF GA
1 Flag of Saskatchewan Regina Rebels 2-0 5 3
2 Flag of Manitoba Pembina Valley Hawks 0-2 3 5

Regina advances to Esso Cup.

Pacific Region[edit | edit source]

Flag of British Columbia Fraser Valley Phantom vs Flag of Alberta Edmonton Thunder.

Edmonton automatically qualifies for Esso Cup as Fraser Valley is host team.

Pacific champion determined by 2013 Esso Cup round robin match on April 21, 2013.[5]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. BURNABY, B.C., TO HOST 2013 ESSO CUP. Hockey Canada (2012-09-21). Retrieved on 2013-02-09.
  2. 2013 Female Midget Atlantics. Hockeyscene.com. Retrieved on 2013-04-07.
  3. OWHA Website
  4. REBELS WIN FEDORUK CUP. SFMAAAHL (2013-03-27). Retrieved on 2013-03-30.
  5. Edmonton downs Fraser Valley 4-2 in opener for Pacific Region title. Hockey Canada (22 April 2013).

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