Photo Credit: Shawn Haines/Canada Winter Games


2015 Canada Winter Games

Silver and Bronze at 2015 Canada Winter Games

The 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC proved to be very successful as both of Alberta’s hockey teams earned a trip to the medal podium.

The Team Alberta Under-16 Male squad earned the silver medal, going unbeaten until the gold medal match, where they suffered a 3-1 loss to Team Ontario. It was Alberta’s fourth silver medal, winning previously in 1971, 1991, and 1995. Alberta advanced to the finals with a 3-1 semi-final win over Manitoba, and round-robin victories over Quebec, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.

Results – Team Alberta Under-16 Male

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Preliminary Round

4-1 win over Saskatchewan
5-4 win over Nova Scotia
5-4 win over Quebec

Quarter-final

6-1 win over New Brunswick

Semi-final

3-1 win over Manitoba

Final

3-1 loss to Ontario

The Team Alberta Under-18 Female squad captured the bronze medal, defeating Saskatchewan, 5-3 in the bronze medal game. The team was perfect through round-robin play, with wins over Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and then defeated Manitoba in the quarter-finals. The team’s lone loss came in the semi-finals, 5-2, to Ontario.