LES CANADIENNES AND FURIES FACE OFF FOR SCOTIABANK’S HOCKEY DAY IN CANADA

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Montreal, QC (Feb. 7, 2019) –– Les Canadiennes de Montréal and the Toronto Furies are set to square off this Saturday at 2pm at Étienne Desmarteau Arena.

The matchup will be part of Scotiabank’s Hockey Day in Canada and will feature several exciting activities for fans, including a photo opportunity with the Clarkson Cup, meet-and-greets and autographs with players, and giveaways.

This season, Les Canadiennes have dominated the Furies with four wins in as many games and have outscored their opponent by a margin of 17 to four goals.

With five games remaining in the regular season calendar, Les Canadiennes are second in the league with 35 points. The club has maintained an impressive record in their past 10 games, winning seven in that span. Marie-Philip Poulin, Ann-Sophie Bettez, Jill Saulnier and Erin Ambrose lead the team in points and are among the CWHL’s top 10 point-getters. Goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer holds the best GAA (1.50) and SV % (0.933) among her peers.

The Furies, who have a game in hand on Les Canadiennes, sit fifth with 18 points. Winning only four of their past 10 games, they will be looking to turn things around for the remainder of the season as the club is nine points behind the KRS Vanke Rays, who hold the final playoff spot. Natalie Spooner closes out the top 10 scorers as Sarah Nurse finds herself among the league’s top 20.

For tickets to Saturday’s tilt, click here.

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Please confirm your attendance to the game by Friday,  Feb. 8 at 11pm.

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About the CWHL 

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally-run women’s hockey league in the world. With six current clubs throughout North America and China, it enables elite female hockey players to pursue their dreams of competing at the highest level possible, while enhancing the lives of others through exceptional athleticism, entertainment, and motivation. The league is a centrally funded not-for-profit organization, meaning all participating teams receive equal access to funding to ensure equal opportunity and competition. To learn more visit thecwhl.com.

Media Relations Contact

Safia Ahmad

Les Canadiennes de Montréal|CWHL

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