Team Alberta settles for 6th at U18 Nationals in Manitoba
Unfortunately for Team Alberta, the 2019 U18 National Hockey Championships in Winkler and Morden, MB did not go as planned.
Alberta went 1-2 in its three preliminary round games, losing 3-2 to Saskatchewan, then 4-1 to Ontario Red, before beating Atlantic 2-1.
On Friday, Alberta played Team BC for 5th place, and lost 4-1.
In the gold medal game, Ontario Red beat Saskatchewan 3-1. Quebec topped Ontario Blue 2-1 for bronze.
Alberta forward Kylie Perry, who is from Ponoka, was held pointless in the tournament, while Red Deer blueliner Aryn Chambers had one assist. Both Perry and Chambers play for the Midget AAA Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs.