Canadian Ringette Championships – Day 1

Calgary, Alberta – April 4, 2022 – Day one of the Canadian Ringette Championships has drawn to a close.  Wins, losses, fierce battles, new friendships, and some very exciting ringette.

As part of Canadian Ringette Championships, the National Ringette League (NRL) today announced the nominees for its annual awards program. The awards program recognizes the performance of NRL athletes during regular season play with trophies for Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, Top Forward, Top Centre, Top Defense, and Top Goalkeeper. These awards, along with awards for Coaching Staff of the Year, NRL Top Scorer and NRL Scoring Champion will be announced on April 9, 2022. You can find the full list of nominees here: https://www.ringette.ca/national-ringette-league-announces-annual-award-finalists/

On the ice today in NRL play, Calgary Rath beat the Gatineau Fusion 5-3, while Saskatchewan Heat downed Rive-Sud Revolution 6-5 and Manitoba Herd won 6-4 over the Waterloo Wildfire. The Cambridge Turbos beat Edmonton Black Gold Rush 5 -3. Atlantic Attack took a 9-5 win over the Nepean Ravens. And in our last NRL match-up of the day Edmonton WAM! won a tight match against the Montreal Mission 4-3.

After round one play in the U16 category, Team Alberta, Team Ontario & Calgary SURGE sit atop the leader boards of their respective pools. With Sage Snethun of the Calgary Surge racking up 9 points on day 1 with 3 goals and 6 assists. Goaltender Annabelle Sylvertre from Rive Sud leads the teams with a save percentage of. 0.957.

In the U19 division, the 3 pools are topped by Equipe Quebec, Team New Brunswick and Waterloo. Team Alberta player Regan Meier scored a massive 6 goals and 3 assists to put her at the front of the leader board for the U19s. While goaltender Rachel McKerracher from Team Alberta finishes day 1 as the top shot-stopper with a save percentage of 0.958.

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You can watch the Canadian Ringette Championships on the Ringette Canada YouTube channel; youtube.com/c/RingetteCanadaRinguetteCanada or on channel 1999 on TELUS’ Optik TV Network in British Columbia and Alberta.

For more information on the event, including links to rosters, schedules, standings and stats can be found at  www.nationalringetteleague.ca

Competition continues Tuesday, April 5 at 9:00 a.m. (MDT).

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While we are a proud Canadian organization, we acknowledge that our head office is located on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People, and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Ringette Canada extends our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their valuable contributions to this land. We are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

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