The Calgary Inferno swept both games in Toronto over the weekend, beating the Toronto Furies 4-1 on Saturday, and shutting out the Furies 5-0 on Sunday. The Inferno have owned the Furies this season beating them in all six games.
The Furies opened the scoring Saturday at 8:09 of the 1st period, but that was all the scoring they did as the Inferno got two goals from Meaghan Mikkelson, both assisted by Bailey Bram and Rebecca Johnston. Then after a scoreless 2nd period, the Inferno got goals from Blayre Turnbull, assisted by Brigette Lacquette and Brianne Jenner and Rebecca Johnston assisted by Haley Irwin to make the final score 4-1. Goaltender Genevieve Lacasse stopped 26 of 27 shots for her 7th win of the season.
As mentioned earlier, the Furies didn’t even hit the scoresheet on Sunday as the Inferno lit the lamp just 33 seconds into the game and never looked back. Goal scorers were Blayre Turnbull, Jill Saulnier, Jessica Campbell, Katelyn Gosling and Bailey Bram. Brianne Jenner picked up two assists, as did Brigette Lacquette. Other assists went to Sarah Davis, Blayre Turnbull and Rebecca Johnston. Emerance Maschmeyer turned aside all 18 shots she faced for her 4th win of the season.
The Inferno now have 17 wins and 3 losses after 20 games this season and are in 1st place in the CWHL with 34 points.
Brianne Jenner is leading the team scoring with 7 goals and 15 assists for 22 points in 16 games (5th in CWHL). Bailey Bram is 2nd in team scoring with 10 goals and 8 assists for 18 points in 18 games (7th in CWHL).
Goaltender Genevieve Lacasse leads the team with 7 wins (2nd in the CWHL). Emerance Maschmeyer leads the team with a 1.70 goals against average (2nd in the CWHL) and leads the team and CWHL with a save percentage of 0.939.
The Inferno now head to Japan to play Team Japan during the bye week before they host the Boston Blades for a pair of games next weekend at the WinSport Arena in Calgary. Game times are Saturday, February 4th @ 10:00pm EST/8:00pm MST and Sunday, February 5th @ 10:30am EST/8:30am MST.
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