RED DEER - Sixteen outstanding young Albertans will hit the ice in Calgary on Saturday for the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Global Girls Hockey Game.
In addition to the game itself, athletes will participate in skills clinics, visit the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, and take in presentations from guest speakers.
The Global Girls Game goes at 3pm at the Flames Community Rink.
The sixteen Bantam-aged Albertans participating in the Global Game are:
|NAME||POSITION||HOMETOWN||MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION|
|Sophy Aldred||Forward||Calgary||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Eilis Clipperton||Forward||Calgary||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Madison Gingrich||Forward||Calgary||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Cassie Guigon||Defence||Calgary||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Ava Haddad||Goaltender||Rocky View County||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Eva Kingston||Goaltender||Lake Newell Resort||Brooks|
|Deanna Kwong||Forward||Calgary||Girls Hockey Calgary|
|Kathleen Malcolm||Forward||Edmonton||Edmonton Girls Hockey Association|
|Roxy Mason||Forward||Edmonton||Edmonton Girls Hockey Association|
|Ruby Polansky||Defence||Sturgeon County||St. Albert|
|Mystery Shaw||Defence||Spruce Grove||St. Albert|
About the Global Game
The Global Game embodies the spirit of enjoyment, teamwork, and collaborating with those from diverse backgrounds. This unique game starts on Saturday and will be played in 28 different countries before being handed off to Canada to play the final segment of the game. A cumulative score is kept across all 28 countries between Team White and Team Blue with a winner being declared after the Canadian portion of the game. The goal this game is to unite all females currently playing hockey as one global family.