The Men's team advanced to the final with a 5-3 victory over Manitoba and goes head to head with Alberta who moved on by virtue of an 8-7 win against Eastern Door and North. Puck drops on that game at 8:00 p.m. at the Jemini Arenas. Saskatchewan's looking a fifth straight National Championship victory.
The Women's team continues to roll as they took out Ontario 6-2 in the Semi Finals. Now Saskatchewan faces off with Eastern Door and North who upset Alberta 5-2 to go up against the reigning champs. That contest goes at 5:00 p.m. at the Jemini Arenas.
The Women's Bronze Medal Game (Ontario vs. Alberta) is at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow while the Men's matchup (Manitoba vs Eastern Door and North) is at 2:00 p.m.
Check back here for the results as they come in tomorrow, and make sure to get out and cheer for your teams at the Jemini Arenas.
Gold Medal Game Results
- Tough one for the Saskatchewan Women's team as they fall 4-3 to Eastern Door and North in the Gold Medal game. Congratulations to Team Eastern Door and North on the National Championship victory!
- The Drive for Five is accomplished! Team Saskatchewan wins its fifth straight National Championship, downing Alberta 5-1.
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Bronze Medal Game Results
- In the Men's Bronze Medal Game, Manitoba took third place with a 10-4 win against Eastern Door and North.
- On the Women's side, Ontario slipped out with a 4-3 victory over Alberta.
Congratulations to all of the athletes on a great week of hockey and to the Saskatoon Tribal Council on another successful hosting of the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.
Thanks to Mark Arcand for providing me with the results so I could pass them along to you!
Also thanks to you for coming to the blog to get your results for the tournament, making this one of the busiest weeks on the blog since it went live.