The Atlantic Attack (National Ringette League) win first three games of regular season play
The Atlantic Attack scored 32 goals in three games to rout the visiting Rive Sud Revolution in Fredericton, NB to open NRL regular season play. In Saturday game action, Jenny Snowdon of Dieppe scored 3 goals and added two helpers to contribute toward a 9-2 Attack victory. Nineteen year old, Ashley Hollis, of Stratford PEI made her league debut and chipped in two assists on defence.
The second match of the day involved a game-deciding shootout with Miguelle Proulx and Jenny Snowdon scoring in dramatic fashion to lead the Attack to an 11-10 win. Karine Doiron turned away both shooters from the Rive Sud Revolution to secure the two points in the standings.
On Sunday, the two squads met for a final time and Joelle Proulx potted an impressive 7 points in a landslide 12-3 win.
Martine Caissie of Bouctouche recorded 9 goals and 4 assists (13 points) over the span of the three games played.
The Attack return to regular season action on Oct 17-18 when they go on the road to face the Gloucester Devils, Ottawa Ice, and Gatineau Fusion.
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About the National Ringette League
The National Ringette League (NRL) is the showcase league for ringette in Canada and strives to be the premiere women’s sports league in the country. The league has 15 teams participating in two conferences – a Western Conference with four teams and an Eastern Conference with 11 teams. The objectives of the NRL are to move ringette into the mainstream of Canadian sports activity, encourage greater public awareness of ringette, create more and better competitive opportunities for athletes, and achieve positive financial results at both a league and team level. For more information on the NRL, including schedules, team rosters and athlete profiles, please visit our website at www.nationalringetteleague.ca.
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À propos de la Ligue nationale de ringuette
La Ligue nationale de ringuette (LNR) est la ligue vedette de la ringuette au Canada, et elle a comme objectif de devenir la meilleure ligue féminine sportive au pays. La ligue se compose de 14 équipes regroupées dans deux conférences – une conférence de l’Ouest composée de trois équipes, et une conférence de l’Est regroupant onze équipes. La LNR a comme objectifs de placer la ringuette au centre des activités sportives canadiennes, de mieux faire connaître la ringuette au grand public canadien, d’offrir davantage d’excellentes occasions de compétition aux athlètes, et de présenter un bilan financier positif, tant au niveau de la ligue qu’au niveau de chacune de ses équipes.
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Ringette Canada has announced its recipients for the Agnes Jacks and Cara Brown Scholarship awards.
The Agnes Jacks Scholarship Award is presented to ringette players, coaches and/or officials who have demonstrated a strong academic performance and a commitment to the sport of ringette. Recipients receive a $1,000 scholarship towards post-secondary education and also receive a scholarship award certificate recognizing their achievements.
Congratulations Jillian Buckingham of Fredericton NB on your second scholarship award. You might remember Jillian’s name as she has also won the RNB’s Capital Region scholarship award. (see photo below)
The Cara Brown Ringette Scholarship was originally formed to recognize Cara’s involvement in ringette and is awarded to a registered ringette player who is actively playing ringette at the elite level, who is entering a Canadian university on a full-time basis for the first time, who combines academic excellence and a minimum of a B average with a strong commitment to the sport of ringette. Recipients receive a $1000 scholarship towards post-secondary education and also receive a scholarship award certificate recognizing their achievements.
Congratulations to Brigitte Savoie of Dieppe NB for winning this scholarship award and good luck in your post-secondary endeavors.
NORTH EAST REGION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: Isabelle Anne Boudreau
Isabelle has been a Ringette player for 9 years now with the Chaleur association. She has now been officiating for the past 2 years and has been involved as a volunteer during the Chaleur tournaments in the past as well as provided help to coaches of younger teams during practises. Her 2 letters of recommendations have been nothing more than a cherry on top. Her plans to go into healthcare next year are very realistic with her high 80 academic average. With that being said, we would like to honor Isabelle Anne Boudreau with the RNB scholarship.
CAPITAL REGION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: Jillian Buckingham
Jillian involved in the Ringette community for many years now, she has been playing since 2003 with the Fredericton Youth Ringette Association, she is also a RC level B certified referee since 2012 and has officiated at many levels. Having obtain her coaching certification she is currently coaching the U7 division in Fredericton and has been an on-ice assistant coach and junior coach since 2012. Jillian has shown great passion for the sport as she has been volunteering during Ringette camps, tournaments and championships. She has received 2 great letter of recommendations and has a good academic standing. With her future plans as becoming an LPN we are very happy to honor Jillian Buckingham with the RNB scholarship.
SOUTH EAST REGION SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: Emily Saucier
Emily has been very successful on and off the ice, she has been a Ringette player since 2003 and has evolved in playing with the competitive teams since 2010 and since then has achieve a bronze medal at the Canada Winter Games this season. Emily has also officiated during the 2011-2012 season and was on the coaching staff for the U14 Stingers team this season. She is very involved at her school and in her community as a volunteer being on the Mayors Youth Council since 2012 as well as the student council.
Congratulations to all teams that participated. It was a very exciting weekend of ringette.
Thank you to all the organizers, volunteers and participants for their part in making this weekend such a success.
Congratulations to all the winners:
U14 Division: Team NB 1
U16 Division: Team NS 1
U19 Division: Team Ontario
18+: Team Ontario
4th: Calgary Pursuit
6th: Edmonton Elite
7th: St. Albert Mission (AB)
8th: New Brunswick
9th: Zone 5 Pack (AB)
10th: Central Alberta Sting
11th: Manitoba Magic
12th: British Columbia
13th: Outaouais Extrême
15th: Saskatoon Selects
Rosters, schedules, standings and stats can be found at the following links: