The Concordia Stingers have been ranked No. 1 by the U Sports Women's Hockey Championship organizing committee ahead of the eight-team tournament which runs from Thursday to Sunday at MacLauchlan Arena in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The RSEQ champion Stingers will meet the host PEI Panthers in a quarter-final matchup on Friday at 6 p.m. (EDT). The Panthers finished fourth in the AUS’s eight-team conference with a 13-7-2 record. They were eliminated in the quarter-finals by the St. Thomas Tommies, but as the host team UPEI has a berth in the championship.
- Concordia – RSEQ champion (1)
- UNB – AUS champion (2)
- UBC – Canada West champion (3)
- Brock – OUA champion (4)
- Saskatchewan – Canada West finalist (5)
- Nipissing – Ontario finalist (6)
- McGill – Quebec finalist (7)
- UPEI - Host (8)
Quarter-finals take place Thursday and Friday. The semifinals are scheduled for Saturday. Medal games will go on Sunday with the bronze medal game slated for 1:30 p.m. and the gold medal game set for 5 p.m.
All 11 matches from the eight-team competition will be webcast live on cbcsports.ca and CBC Gem, with the gold medal game on Sunday at 5 p.m. (EDT) also being telecast in French on TVA Sports.