Esso Cup 2023 Story (Stoney Creek Girls Hockey Association)

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Your 2022/2023 U18 AA Sabres have won it all! After 80 games played led by head coach Taylor Abbott and his team they are U18 National Champions, Provincial Champions and Stoney Showcase Champions. What a team!


Your Sabres went 7-0 at the Esso Cup 2023 defeating last year's silver medallist, the Fraser Valley Rush in a thrilling come from behind win. They had never trailed in the tournament before the final game and fell behind early ending the second period down 1-3. The third was all green and gold with 4 goals to make the final score 5-4 and your Sabres Esso Cup Champions!



Madi Burr was named 2023 Esso Cup tournament MVP and scored the GWG in the final!
Esso Cup schedule with game video links:
April 23th - 5-2 W vs Fraser Valley Rush (stats)
April 24th - 4-1 W vs Regina Rebels (stats)
April 25th - 4-1 W vs Northern Selects (stats)
April 26th - 2-1 W vs Étoiles Laurentides Lanaudière (stats)
April 27th - 6-1 W vs Prince Albert Bears (stats)
April 28th - 3-0 W Semi-Finals vs Northern Selects (stats)
April 29th - 5-4 W Finals vs Fraser Valley (stats)

Your 2022/2023 U18 AA team roster (Esso Cup roster including 3 call-ups from your other Provincial champions: U15 AA).

Read the pre-tournament article in TheSpec:   Watch the pre-tournament interview on CHCH Morning Live:
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Hockey Canada coverage of Sabres win:  TSN SportCentre coverage of Sabres win: 
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Read the tournament summary in TheSpec:  CHCH coverage of tournament win: 
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TSN full game Esso Cup final: Week 31 MyHockeyRankings #1 in Canada: 
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Thank you for your support in Saskatchewan or watching the Esso Cup online or on TV!


The 2022/2023 U18 AA Sabres would like to thank their coaches, staff, families as well as the entire Stoney Creek organization for their support this year. The opportunity to represent Ontario at Nationals was an incredible honour and every player on the team understands that it required dedication and commitment from many on and off the ice to get to this point.