Monday, March 28, 2011

Hockey notes: Montreal Stars win Clarkson Cup

Highest honour in women's hockey

The Gazette, Postmedia News March 28, 2011
The Montreal Stars' Dominique Thibault (left) scores a goal during the Clarkson Cup final Sunday against Toronto.

MONTREAL - The Montreal Stars have been crowned 2011 Clarkson Cup champions after defeating Toronto 5-0 on Sunday in the tournament's final game.

It is the second Clarkson Cup title for the Stars, the highest honour in North American women's hockey. The Stars were perfect throughout the tournament, winning all three round-robin games and capping it off with Sunday's win.

The Stars got goals from Noémie Marin, Vanessa Davidson, Dominique Thibault, Caroline Ouellette and Sarah Vaillancourt. Montreal goalie Kim St. Pierre made 26 saves for the shutout, while Sami Jo Small made 46 saves in a losing effort.

Source: © Copyright (c) The Montreal Gazette

1 comment:

  1. Incredible performance by Sami Jo Small; it would have been great if the rest of the team performed as well in front of her.

    I really hope awareness of the CWHL and the Clarkson Cup spreads. Congratulations to the Stars, and I hope they don't become the CWHL's first dynasty!