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106 AFHL Players named to Alberta Winter Games rosters

RED DEER - Hockey Alberta has announced the female rosters for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games, which include 106 players from the Alberta Female Hockey League.

Six teams will take to the ice in Airdrie on February 14-17, with 120 total female players (born in 2005 and 2006) ready to take the first step in the Team Alberta program.

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Twenty players comprise each roster, along with volunteers serving as head coach, assistant coach, apprentice coach, coach mentor, trainer, and director of operations. Rosters were selected based on performances at regional camps held November 29 - December 1 in Innisfail and Wetaskiwin.


The Alberta Winter Games is a multi-sport event for developing athletes, aged 11-17 years old. The Winter Games were first hosted in 1976 in Banff, and occur each even-numbered year. The athletes are selected to represent the eight zones in Alberta in 20 sports such as hockey, badminton, gymnastics, skiing and skating. Hockey Alberta coordinates the ice hockey portion of the Winter Games, as a core segment of its Development Program.

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AFHL Newsletter: December Edition

CHECK OUT ALL OF THE UPDATED STATS AND STANDINGS IN OUR NOVEMBER WRAP UP

The St. Albert Slash (Midget AAA), Calgary Fire White (Midget Elite), and Calgary Fire Red (Bantam Elite) all lead their respective divisions at the end of the second month of action. NOVEMBER WRAP UP > 


106 AFHL PLAYERS NAMED TO 2020 ALBERTA WINTER GAMES ROSTERS

Hockey Alberta has announced the female rosters for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games, which include 106 players from the Alberta Female Hockey League. MORE > 


CALGARY, RED DEER, AND LLOYDMINSTER SET TO HOST 2020 PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Calgary Fire, Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs, and Lloydminster Jr. Steelers will host the Midget AAA, Midget Elite and Bantam Elite provincial championships, respectively. INFO >


ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAIDERS AND LLOYDMINSTER STEELERS GIVE BACK TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

For the second year, the Rocky Mountain Raiders Midget AAA Female hockey team is partnering with a Seniors Care Home in Okotoks, Tudor Manor, to create memories that will last forever. MORE >

The Lloydminster Steelers are working with Project PJ by Olivia for the fifth straight year. Project PJ by Olivia was started by Olivia Brockhoff when she was 11, and since then over 6,000 pairs of PJs have been donated to the Stollery Hospital in Edmonton. PHOTOS >


WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE AFHL IN 2020?

- Female Hockey Day: January 25

- Bantam Elite Showcase: February 7-9

- Alberta Winter Games: February 14-17

- Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships: March 19-22 (Bantam Elite, Midget AAA), March 26-29 (Midget Elite)


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2020 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championship host sites announced

RED DEER - Hockey Alberta and the Alberta Female Hockey League are pleased to announce the host sites for the 2020 Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial.

The Calgary Fire, Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs, and Lloydminster Jr. Steelers will host the Midget AAA, Midget Elite and Bantam Elite provincial championships, respectively.

The Bantam Female Elite and Midget AAA tournaments will run on the March 19-22 weekend and the Midget Elite provincial championship is set for March 26-29.

ATB Financial will once again headline as the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, continuing a long-standing relationship with Hockey Alberta.

2019 Provincial Host Sites >

A total of 40 Provincial Championships will be hosted across the province, at locations ranging from Grimshaw in the north and west, Claresholm in the south, and Lloydminster in the east.

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AFHL November Wrap-Up

RED DEER - Continuing into the month of December, The St. Albert Slash (Midget AAA), Calgary Fire White (Midget Elite), and Calgary Fire Red (Bantam Elite) all lead their respective divisions at the end of the second month of action.


Midget AAA

Through November, the Midget AAA Female standings are:

1) St. Albert Slash (41 pts)
2) Edmonton Pandas (27 pts)

3) Lloydminster PWM Steelers (20 pts)
4) Rocky Mountain Raiders (20 pts)
5) Calgary Fire (20 pts)
6) Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs (4 pts)

St. Albert forward Jenna Goodwin has taken over the lead in points (14) and goals (9), while Kaia Borbandy leads the way in assists (10) and points (12).

Slash goaltender Mabel Maltais has been perfect this season with an 8-0 record, including three shutouts, which is tied for the league lead with her teammate Holly Borrett. Elise Hugens has been rock solid for the Edmonton Pandas this season, leading the league with a 0.67 GAA.

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Midget Elite

Through November, the Midget Elite standings are:

North Division:
1) Lloydminster Elite Steelers (21 pts)
2) Edmonton Pandas  (20 pts)
3) St. Albert Sharks (20 pts) 
4) Peace Country PCFAC Storm (14 pts)
5) North Central Impact (9 pts) 
6) Sherwood Park Fury (4 pts)

South Division:
1) Calgary Fire White (22 pts)
2) Calgary Fire Red (18 pts) 
3) Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs (17 pts)
4) Southern Express (14 pts)
5) Rocky Mountain Raiders (13 pts)
6) Airdrie Lightning (8 pts)

Sherwood Park Fury forward Tayler Premak holds top spot in the points category with 13, and is tied for the lead in assists with teammate Alex Walsh (7 each). Peace Country’s Arilyn Toews has scored the most goals in Midget Elite with eight.

Southern Express’ Hayley Whelen’s 1.18 GAA is still the top mark in Midget Elite, while St. Albert’s Layla Hood sets the pace with five wins and two shutouts, which is tied for the league lead with four others - Kalynah Fong Martin (Calgary Fire Red), Cienna Kinghorn (Calgary Fire White), Kamden Rochford (Lloydminster), and Tiana Stafford (Lloydminster).

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Bantam Elite

Through November, the Bantam Elite standings are:

North Division:
1) Sherwood Park Royals (25 pts)
2) North Central Impact (18 pts)
3) Peace Country Bonnett’s Storm (12 pts)
4) Lloydminster Junior Steelers (11 pts)
5) Edmonton Pandas (10 pts)
6) St. Albert Chargers (5 pts)

South Division:
1) Calgary Fire Red (26 pts)
2) Rocky Mountain Raiders (19 pts)
3) Calgary Fire White (15 pts)
4) Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs (14 pts)
5) Southern Express (6 pts)
6) Olds Grizzlys (1 pts)

Hanna Perrier of Calgary Fire Red has taken over the lead in points (16) and is tied with her teammate Makenna Schafer with eight assists. North Central Impact’s Chloe Goofers and Peace Country’s Kamryn Aebly both lead the way in the goals with nine.

Jorja Fisher (Calgary Fire Red) has been spectacular this season, recording five wins and two shutouts in five games played, while logging a 0.60 GAA, all which lead the league. Caitlin Nichols (Red Deer) and Hadley Stevens (Calgary Fire White) have also recorded two shutouts each so far this season.

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