RED DEER - Eight Midget AAA players from the Alberta Female Hockey League have been selected to suit up for Team Alberta’s U18 Female squad for the 2017 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in November.
Goaltender Camryn Drever (St. Albert Slash), and forwards McKenzie Hewett (St. Albert Slash) and Chloé Puddifant (Rocky Mountain Raiders) will all represent Team Alberta once again, having played in last year’s U18 National Championships.
Defenders Mackenzie Butz (St. Albert Slash) and Isabella Pozzi (Rocky Mountain Raiders), and forwards Brooke Dennett (Calgary Fire), Breanne Trotter (Rocky Mountain Raiders) will represent their province for the first time, while and Nicole Fry (Rocky Mountain Raiders) will join Team Alberta for the second time, having played in the 2015 U18 National Championships.
The AFHL will also have representation on Team Alberta’s coaching staff, as Red Deer Head Coach Bob Rutz will serve as as Assistant Coach.
The 2017 National Women’s U18 Championship runs November 1-5 in Quebec City.
The National Championship event brings together the top U18 female players from across Canada in an eight-team tournament, featuring teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario (Red and Blue), Quebec and Atlantic.
For schedule and ticket information for the National Women’s U18 Championships, click here.