Thunder Bay Queens in Finals

Thunder Bay Queens

Thunder Bay Queens
2012-13 Thunder Bay Queens Women’s Hockey Team

OTTAWA – For the fourth year in succession the Thunder Bay Sportop midget AA Queens will play for Ontario Women’s Hockey Association provincial championship.

Thunder Bay earned a berth in their latest final after they edged the Saugeen-Maitland Lightning 2-1 Sunday morning in semifinal play at the OWHA provincials in Ottawa.

The Queens will meet the North Bay Ice Boltz in the title contest, which goes at 2 p.m. at Ray Friel Arena.

North Bay defeated the Nepean Wildcats 1-0 in their semifinal.

The OWHA champion will then advance to the Esso Cup Canadian national midget championship April 21-27 in Burnaby, B.C.

Thunder Bay Sportop Queens OWHA provincial championship results

Thursday, April 4
Sportop Queens 4 St. Catharines Chaos 1
Sportop Queens 2 Whitby Wolves 1

Friday, April 5
Sportop Queens 0 Markham-Stouffville Stars 0

Saturday, April 6
Sportop Queens 3 Sault Ste. Marie Wildcats 1 (Quarter-final)

Sunday, April 7
Sportop Queens 2 Saugeen-Maitland Lightning 1 (Semifinal)
Sportop Queens vs. North Bay Ice Boltz 2 p.m. (Championship game)