๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Calgary Inferno Wins 2019 Clarkson Cup, Alex Rigsby Joins Triple Gold Club


The top-tier Canadian women’s hockey league today awarded their champion, a week after the American Isobel Cup was awarded to the Minnesota Whitecaps, with the Calgary Inferno defeating the Canadiennes de Montrรฉal 5-2 in Toronto to win their second Clarkson Cup in four seasons.

The Inferno was all over Les Canadiennes in the first period, striking twice on goaltender (and former Calgary starter) Emerance Maschmeyer in the first period, with Zoe Hickel and Halli Krzyzaniak finding the back of the net in the opening 13 minutes. Ann-Sophie Bettez answered back with a pair of goals in the second, but a Brianna Decker power play marker, and Hickel’s second goal in the third period, was too much for Montrรฉal to recover from, with a Rebecca Johnston empty netter sealing the victory. Maschmeyer finished with 26 saves on 30 shots, while Calgary keeper Alex Rigsby saved 25 of 27 in the victory.

Our congratulations go out to the players, management and fans of the Calgary Inferno, with those on the roster that have also held the IHLC highlighted in bold:

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Keity Apperson, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Annie Belanger, goaltender
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kacey Bellamy
, defence
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Brianna Decker
, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Laura Dostaler, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Katelyn Gosling
, defence
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tori Hickel, defence
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Zoe Hickel
, forward
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Venla Hovi, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Brianne Jenner
, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Rebecca Johnston, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Erica Kromm, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Halli Krzyzaniak, defence
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Rhianna Kurio, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Brigette Lacquette
, defence
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Rebecca Lesli
e, forward
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Aina Mizukami, defence
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Eden Murray, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Kelly Murray, defence
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lindsey Post, goaltender
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Alex Rigsby
, goaltender
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Blayre Turnbull
, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Louise Warren, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Kaitlin Willoughby, forward
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Dakota Woodworth, forward

The victory also sees Rigsby join theย Triple Gold Club, becoming the first American goaltender and the fifth overall to join the Triple Gold Club. Rigsby adds the Clarkson Cup to her 2018 Olympic Gold, four World Championship Gold Medals (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017) and four Nations Cups (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Our congratulations goes out to Alex Rigsby, the 27th woman to join this prestigious club!

Photo Credit: Montreal GazetteIIHFHHOFIOC

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