The Canadian Women’s Hockey League crowned its champion on Sunday in Toronto, and an Alaskan helped decide the problem.
Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel scored two goals to propel the Calgary Inferno to a five-2 win over Les Canadiennes de Montreal within the Clarkson Cup championship recreation at Coca-Cola Coliseum.
Hickel, a 26-12 months-old in her fifth seasoned season, who two times won global championships as a member of the U.S. Ladies’s hockey team, scored the sport’s first aim and introduced every other within the 1/3 duration to give Calgary a two-aim lead.
She changed into named first star in a recreation that featured 15 Olympians – nine for Calgary and six for Montreal. Montreal’s exceptional player, league MVP Marie-Philip Poulin, overlooked the game with an harm.
Hickel, who performed university hockey for Minnesota-Duluth, and sister Tori Hickel, who performed for Northeastern, are both contributors of a powerhouse Inferno crew. Calgary’s roster consists of three gamers who will constitute the USA at the world championships subsequent month in Finland – Brianna Decker, Kacey Bellamy and goaltender Alex Rigsby, who made 25 saves in the win over Montreal. Decker became named MVP of the Clarkson Cup.