Atlantic Attack earn bye to gold-medal final, Cambridge Turbos takes National Ringette League bronze at the 2018 Save-On-Foods Canadian Ringette Championships

April 15, 2018

Ringette Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba – April 13, 2018 – Atlantic Attack beat Manitoba Intact 10-7 to finish round-robin play in first place in the National Ringette League (NRL) division at the 2018 Save-On-Foods Canadian Ringette Championships today. This earned the Attack a bye to the gold-medal final tomorrow, where they will meet Edmonton WAM! who beat the Cambridge Turbos 4-1 in the bronze-medal final.

In the U16 division, Calgary Surge beat Team Québec (Rive Sud) in the quarterfinals to end the week undefeated and earn a spot in the U16 gold medal final tomorrow. The Surge will face the Manitoba Angels, after the Angels beat Zone 2 (AB) 7-6 in the quarterfinals and downed the Nepean Ravens 4-3 in the semis today. The Ravens will face the Regina Stingers in the bronze medal final tomorrow.

In the U19 division, the Guelph Predators suffered their first loss of the week when they were downed 7-4 by Waterloo Wildfire in the quarterfinals. In semi-final action, the Manitoba Angels then downed Waterloo Wildfire 6-2 to snag a spot in the gold medal final tomorrow. The Angels will meet Team Quebec (Laurentides), who downed the Eastman Flames (MB) 4-3 in quarterfinal action. Waterloo Wildfire and the Eastman Flames will play for bronze tomorrow morning.

Games have been taking place at the Seven Oaks Arena and BellMTS IcePlex. Finals in all three divisions take place on Saturday, April 14 (U16 at 11:30 CDT, U19 at 13:30 CDT and NRL at 15:30 CDT). All-stars and the NRL Annual Awards will be announced at the closing ceremony on Saturday night.

All games are being webcast live here: www.ringettecanada.tv. For more information on the event, including links to rosters, schedules, standings and stats can be found atwww.crc2018.ca.

Competition continues Saturday, April 14 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT)

Results for Friday, April 13 at the 2018 Save-On-Foods Canadian Ringette Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba:

U16 DIVISION

Championship quarter-finals:
Team Manitoba (Angels) 7 Zone 2 (AB) 6
Team Ontario (Nepean Ravens) 5 Team New Brunswick 4
Calgary Surge 5 Team Québec (Rive Sud) 1
Regina Stingers 8 Team British Columbia (LMRL Thunder) 1

Championship semi-finals:
Calgary Surge 6 Team Saskatchewan (Saskatoon Selects) 2
Team Manitoba (Angels) 4 Team Ontario (Nepean Ravens) 3

Consolation quarter-finals
Central Alberta Sting 7 Manitoba Wild 3
Spruce Grove Pursuit 5 Central Whitby Sharks 4
BLL (QC) 6 Zone 5 Pack (AB) 5 OT
Mississauga Mustangs 6 BLL (QC) 5

Consolation semi-finals:
Central Alberta Sting 5 Spruce Grove Pursuit 1
Mississauga Mustangs 6 BLL (QC) 5 OT

U19 DIVISION

Championship round seeding mini-game:
BLL (QC) 1 Team Nova Scotia 0 OT2

Championship quarter-finals:
Waterloo Wildfire 7 Team Ontario (Guelph Predators) 4
Team Manitoba (Angels) 8 Team New Brunswick 1
Team Québec (Laurentides) 4 BLL (QC) 3
Eastman Flames (MB) 5 Manitoba Magic 4

Championship semi-finals:
Team Manitoba (Angels) 6 Waterloo Wildfire 2
Team Québec (Laurentides) 4 Eastman Flames (MB) 3

Consolation quarter-finals
Team Alberta (Calgary Strive) 5 Edmonton Elite 4 OT
Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 5 Mississauga Mustangs 4
Team Nova Scotia 4 TORL Force (BC) 3
Team Saskatchewan 8 Team British Columbia (LMRL Thunder) 5

Consolation semi-finals:
Team Alberta (Calgary Strive) 9 Zone 5 GRIT (AB) 7
Team Nova Scotia 7 Team Saskatchewan 0

NRL DIVISION
Cambridge Turbos 4 Calgary RATH 2
Edmonton WAM! 6 Montreal Mission 3
Richmond Hill Lightning 9 Gatineau Fusion 8 OT
Atlantic Attack 10 Manitoba Intact 7

Bronze-medal game:
Edmonton WAM! 4 Cambridge Turbos 1

About Ringette
Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 30,000 players on nearly 2,000 teams across Canada, with over 1,500 officials and nearly 8000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in more than a half a dozen other countries around the world. Ringette has been designated a Heritage Sport by Sport Canada and as part of the Sport for Life movement, ringette is well advanced at adapting Sport Canada's Long Term Athlete Development model. As a proud member of True Sport, Ringette Canada is committed to sport that is values-based and principle-driven. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.

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