Team Canada juniors open strong on first day of world ringette championships

Helsinki, Finland – December 27, 2015 – Canada’s junior team came out strong on opening day at the 2016 world ringette championships in Helsinki. The Canadians recorded a 32-0 shut out over the Czech Republic, with all 15 Canadian skaters contributing goals for the win. Boucherville’s Laurie St-Pierre and Winnipeg’s Ryann Bannerman shared the shut out in nets. Leading the scoring for Canada were St. Albert’s Lauren Henderson with four goals and six assists and Red Deer’s Kelsie Caine with three goals and six assists. Czech’s Veronika Hulkova faced a whopping 161 shots in the game.