Spectators remove their hats as O’ Canada is sung during the Opening Ceremonies at the Stettler Rec. Centre on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Lloydminster defeats Warburg to capture Female Bantam B Provincial title

Stettler hosted the weekend tournament, finishing with a record of 2-2 in the round robin

The Lloydminster Blazers are this year’s winner of Female B Provincials which were held in Stettler over the weekend.

Championship Game

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.

Semi-Finals

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.



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Stettler Mayor Sean Nolls and County of Stettler Reeve Larry Clarke bring greetings on behalf of their organizations. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Host Team: Stettler Highway 12 Sales Storm at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 1 Champions: Beaverlodge Blades at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 2 Champions: Lloydminster Lloyd Mall Blazers at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. Lloydminster would go on to win the Provincial title over Warburg in the gold medal game. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 3 Champions: Athabasca Hawks at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 4 Champions: Warburg Wolves at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. Warburg were the runner-ups at Provincials after falling 3-0 to Lloydminster in the gold medal game. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 5 Champions: Okotoks Green at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 6 Champions: Strathmore Storm at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 7 Champions: Camrose Wildcats at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 8 Champions: Edmonton EG 709 Rebels at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

Zone 9 Champions: Calgary (GHC) 2 Silver at the Opening Ceremonies on Mar. 16. (Landin Chambers/Black Press)

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