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March 6, 2024 | Hockey (W)

Women's hockey crowned RSEQ champions for third year in a row

After going 25-0 in the regular season, the Stingers’ statement 10-4 win in game 3 of the RSEQ final against the Montréal Carabins secured their third consecutive RSEQ title. 

RSEQ semifinal vs Ottawa Gee-Gees:

The Stingers faced the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the RSEQ semifinal, winning game 1 with a final score of 5-1. The Gee-Gees opened the scoring early on, but the Stingers proceeded to score five unanswered goals to take the win at home. Jessymaude Drapeau, Rosalie Bégin-Cyr, Emmy Fecteau, Rosalie Parent, and Zoé Thibeault scored a goal each.

The Gee-Gees won a close game 2 by a score of 2-1 in Ottawa, forcing a game 3 back at the Ed Meagher Arena. Alexandra-Anne Boyer scored the Stingers’ goal with a bit over a minute left in the game.

The Stingers dominated the decisive game from start to finish on route to a 13-0 victory. Drapeau scored a hat-trick and two assists, Chloé Gendreau tallied two goals and three assists, and Caroline Moquin-Joubert scored two goals. Fecteau, Bégin-Cyr, and Léonie Philbert each added a goal and three assists to the scoresheet. Additionally, Émilie Lussier (three points), Megan Bureau-Gagnon (two points), and Rachael McIntyre each scored a goal. Goaltender Jordyn Verbeek earned a shutout, stopping 16 shots.

RSEQ final vs Montréal Carabins:

The Carabins won game 1 of the RSEQ final 3-2. Bégin-Cyr opened the scoring in the second period, but the Carabins tied the game before the end of the frame and took a 2-1 lead early in the third period. Émilie Lavoie tied it for the Stingers with four minutes remaining, but the Carabins scored the game-winning goal with a minute left to play.

The Stingers travelled to CEPSUM arena for game 2 and came on top with a 4-1 final score. There was no scoring in the opening period, but Bureau-Gagnon and Drapeau gave the Stingers a 2-0 lead in the middle frame. Lavoie added a third goal for the Stingers in the final period before the Carabins were able to score one too, but Lussier’s empty-net goal sealed the win.

The Stingers were back at home for another decisive game, and once again, they dominated their opponent. After a scoreless first period, the Carabins opened the scoring early in the second period, and the Stingers responded quickly with three goals in three minutes, fuelling the home crowd and opening the floodgates on route to a 10-4 final. Fecteau ended the game with two goals and three assists, Bureau-Gagnon also tallied two goals and two assists, and Drapeau scored two goals and an assist. Bégin Cyr, Lussier, Boyer, and Camille Richard each scored a goal, with Bégin-Cyr also getting an assist.

The Stingers will be heading to Saskatoon for the National Championship where they will compete for the Golden Path Trophy. The Championship will take place on March 14-17 at the Merlis Belsher Place, at the University of Saskatoon.