The Lloydminster Blazers are this year’s winner of Female B Provincials which were held in Stettler over the weekend.
The Blazers defeated the Warburg Wolves by a score of 3-0 during the gold medal game on Sunday, Mar. 18 at the Stettler Rec. Centre.
Lloydminster scored two of their three goals in the first period of the championship game, before picking up their final tally in the third period.
The semi-finals saw Lloydminster beat Camrose by a score of 3-1 in the Red Arena, while Warburg defeated Okotoks 5-1 in the Blue Arena.
Stettler Highway 12 Storm Results
Meantime, the Stettler Highway 12 Storm played four games over the weekend, finishing with a record of two wins and two losses in the round robin.
Stettler’s first game was a 10-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night. The Bantam B Females then took on Warburg on Friday afternoon, falling 5-1.
Stettler took the ice again on Friday night, losing to Lloydminster in a 7-1 final, before defeating Athabasca 7-0 in their final game on Saturday.
Teams from across Alberta were in town for the Hockey Alberta Female Bantam B Tournament. Listed below are each of the teams who represented their zones during Provincials on the weekend.
Host: Stettler Highway 12 Sales Storm
Zone 1: Beaverlodge Blades
Zone 2: Lloydminster Lloyd Mall Blazers
Zone 3: Athabasca Hawks
Zone 4: Warburg Wolves
Zone 5: Okotoks Green
Zone 6: Strathmore Storm
Zone 7: Camrose Wildcats
Zone 8: Edmonton EG 709 Rebels
Zone 9: Calgary (GHC) 2 Silver
Mayor Sean Nolls spoke to the crowd during the Opening Ceremonies, “On behalf of the Town of Stettler it gives me great pleasure to welcome all the players, coaches, parents and supporting team fans to our community. I hope you enjoy visiting Stettler and cherish your participation in a Hockey Alberta Provincial Championship Tournament.”
“It is truly a special achievement that only a relatively few will ever earn the chance to experience. You should all be very proud of your successes within your zones and we look forward to enjoying a lot of great hockey being played by all.”
Mayor Nolls also thanked the local volunteers, as well as the Host Organizing Committee Members for their efforts.
True Spirit of Hockey Day
Stettler was also one of seven communities across the province to hold a ‘True Spirit of Hockey Day.’
Beaverlodge, Bentley, Chestermere, Elk Point, Rocky Mountain House and Whitecourt also marked the occasion over the weekend for a shared love for hockey and communities that supports the sport.