Dawson College Blues women's ice hockey

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The Dawson College Blues women's ice hockey team represents Dawson College in the Hockey collégial féminin RSEQ. Their home games are contested at the Ed Meagher Arena (on the Loyola campus of Concordia University) in the west of downtown Montreal, Canada.

Team captain leading the team onto the ice.

Sports program in Dawson college[edit]

Dawson college has the biggest sports program among the Quebec cégeps. Various sporting programs have been proposed by the Physical Education Athletics and Recreation Center (PARC). Among the various activities proposed by the PARC, the students have arranged the following teams:[1]

  • 3 basketball men's teams of (A, AA, AAA);
  • 3 basketball women's teams (A, AA, AAA);
  • 1 women's ice hockey team (AA);
  • 1 men's Hockey team;
  • 1 football men's team;
  • 1 soccer men's team;
  • 1 soccer women's team;
  • 1 rugby men's team;
  • 1 rugby women's team;
  • 1 volleyball men's team;
  • 1 volleyball women's team;
  • 1 lacross men's team;
  • 1 cheerleading team;
  • A golf club;
  • A rowing club;

Women's hockey team history[edit]

The women's ice hockey team was founded in 1998 by Lionel Geiller.[2] The team would play exhibition games in 1998 and join the Ligue de hockey féminin collégial AA in 1999 to play competitively.[3]

Goaltender Alexandra Garcia led the Blues to the finals in the 2005 Canadian Championships (held in British-Columbia). Garcia was named the Player of the Game in the semifinals and finals. For the 2006-07 season, Garcia won the collegiate championship as she posted a 34-0-0 record with the Blues. In addition, she competed for Team Quebec at the 2007 Canada Winter Games and won a bronze medal.

Vanessa Emond played at Dawson College from 2006 to 2008. She accumulated 75 points in her first year (45 goals, 30 assists) for the College. The following season, she had 65 points (34 goals, 31 assists). She was named the Most Valuable Player of her team and represented Team Quebec twice. Camille Dumais was a two-year member of Dawson College in Montreal and was an assistant captain in 2008-09.

Lauriane Rougeau helped Dawson to a 31-1 record and a runner-up finish in the Collégial AA playoffs of 2008-09. For the season, she led Dawson defenders in scoring. Dawson competed in the 2009 Junion Women's Hockey League Challenge Cup in Washington, D.C. and Rougeau helped the team win the tournament

Season-by-season results[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points.

  • Note: Statistics are not available for years prior to the 2004-05 season.
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Year GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1999-2000
2000–01
2001–02
2002–03
2003–04
2004–05 21 7 12 1 1 35 65 16
2005–06 27 23 4 0 0 125 37 46
2006–07 27 27 0 0 0 179 42 54
2007–08 27 24 3 0 0 157 44 48
2008–09 24 24 0 0 0 159 19 48
2009–10 21 11 7 0 3 59 62 25
2010–11 20 14 5 0 1 64 40 29
2011–12

[4]

Season standings[edit]

  • Note: Statistics are not available for years prior to the 2004-05 season.
= Indicates First Place finish
= Indicates championship
Year Reg. Season Playoffs
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05 6th [5] Did not qualify
2005-06 2nd [6] elimined in Demi-finals
2006-07 1st Overall [7] Won the Championship [8]
2007-08 2nd [9] lost in Final games
2008-09 1st Overall [10] lost in Final games
2009-10 4th [11] elimined in first round [12]
2010-11 3rd [13] 4th
2011-12

Playoff results[edit]

Following the regular season, a playoff was held to determine the Collégial women's champion in Quebec.

Playoff 2011-12[edit]

First round[edit]

Semi-finals and Championship Final game 2011-12[edit]

Playoff 2010-11[edit]

First round[edit]

GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points.

GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
6 3 2 1 16 17 9

[14]

  • The Dawson Blues finished second in group B, and qualified for the semi-finals.

Semi-finals and Championship Final game[edit]

Playoff Date Time Teams Attendance
Semi-final April 2 3:30 pm Dawson Blues 0 - 4 Lynx Édouard-Montpetit 450 supporters
Semi-Final April 2 5:30pm Patriotes St-Laurent 2 - 1 (wins in shootout) Titans Limoilou 400 supporters
Final Bronze Medal Bronze medal icon.svg April 3 12:30 noon Titans Limoilou 2 -0 Dawson Blues 280 supporters
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 3 3:00 pm Patriotes St-Laurent 5 - 2 Lynx Édouard-Montpetit 420 supporters

[15]

Playoff 2009-10[edit]

First round[edit]

GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points.

GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
7 3 3 1 16 18 10

[16]

  • The Dawson Blues finish 5th in the group. The Blues were elimined in the first round and did not qualify for the semi-finals.

Playoffs 2008-09[edit]

Semi-finals and Championship Final game[edit]

Playoff Date Teams
Semi-Final April 11 Dawson Blues 6-2 Titans Limoilou
Semi-final April 11 Lynx Édouard-Montpetit 7-1 Dragons Laflèche
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 12 Lynx Édouard-Montpetit 3 - 2 (wins in shootout) Dawson Blues

[17]

Playoffs 2007-08[edit]

Championship Final games[edit]

Playoff Date Teams
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 4 Dawson Blues 3 - 8 Cheminots St-Jérôme
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 11 Cheminots St-Jérôme 6-2 Dawson Blues

[18]

Playoffs 2006-07[edit]

Championship Final games[edit]

Playoff Date Teams
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 5 Cheminots St-Jérôme 1 - 2 Dawson Blues
Final Gold Medal Gold medal icon.svg April 10 Dawson Blues 3 - 2 Cheminots St-Jérôme

winner:Dawson Blues [19][20]

Current roster 2011-12[edit]

Goaltenders
Number Player
29 Jade Routhier
30 Melanie Fournier
Defensemen
Number Player
4 Michele Baylis-Lopresti
6 Cassandra Poudrier
12 Alexa Brown
16 Konwakerton Beauvais
20 Rebecca Laganiere
27 Joelle Ferlatte
77 Alessandra Bravi
Forwards
Number Player
3 Sina Bourbeau
11 Karel Laplante
14 Jenifer Pouliot
19 Gabrielle Davidson
21 Valerie Wade
47 Alexandria D'Onofrio
76 Audrey Ann Boutour
94 Devon Thompson

[21]

Coaching staff 2011-12[edit]

[22]

  • Athletic Coordinator: Paul Rastelli
  • Head Coach: Scott Lambton
  • Assistant Coach: Andrea Lambton
  • Assistant Coach: Emmanuelle Blais
  • Assistant Coach: Alyssa Cecere
  • Goalie Coach: Kim St Pierre
  • Off-Ice Trainer: John D'Amico

Team awards and honors[edit]

  • 2006-07 Ligue de hockey féminin collégial AA Championship.[23]

Individual awards and honors[edit]

Awards and individual honors are not available for seasons prior to 2008-09.

2010-11 season
  • Rookie of the Year Award: Cassandra Poudrier
  • 2 Blues were named to All-Star teams:[24] Gabrielle Davidson (forward), Cassandra Poudrier (defensemen),
Season 2009-10
  • 2 Blues were named to All-Star teams:[25] Audrey Gariépy (forward), Laurie-Anne Ménard (defensemen).
Season 2008-09

Retired numbers[edit]

In 2010, Marie-Philip Poulin and Catherine Ward would get their Dawson College numbers retired.[27]

Player Number
Marie-Philip Poulin 10
Catherine Ward 17

Notable former players[edit]

Blues in NCAA[edit]

Player Position School Years
Emmanuelle Blais* Forward Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 2006-10
Émy Côté[28] Goaltender Manhattanville Valiants 2009-12
Audrey Cournoyer[29] Forward Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 2009–present
Stephanie Denino[30] Defense Prinecton Tigers 2006-10
Camille Dumais[31] Forward Dartmouth Big Green 2010–present
Karell Emard [32] Forward St. Lawrence Saints 2007-11
Vanessa Emond [33] Forward St. Lawrence Saints 2008-12
Alexandra Garcia[34] Goaltender Connecticut Huskies 2008-12
Lauren Nutkevitch[35] Defense Manhattanville Valiants 2009-12
Marie-Philip Poulin[36] Forward Boston University Terriers 2010–present
Lauriane Rougeau[37] Forward Cornell Big Red 2009–present
Catherine Ward[38] Defense Boston University Terriers 2010–present

*Blais would win NCAA championships in 2008 and 2010,[39] respectively.

International[edit]

Player Position Event Result
Ann-Sophie Bettez Forward 2009 IIHF worlds Silver
Lauriane Rougeau Forward 2011 MLP Nations Cup Gold

Olympic hockey[edit]

Player Position Event Result
Marie-Philip Poulin Forward 2010 Winter Olympics Gold
Catherine Ward Defense 2010 Winter Olympics Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dawson Athletics Website, http://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/our-communities/athletics/athletics-2010-2011/about-us
  2. ^ The monitor, Dawson Blues are women’s hockey champions, http://www.themonitor.ca/Sports/Hockey/2007-04-19/article-648949/Dawson-Blues-are-women%26rsquo%3Bs-hockey-champions/1 , April 19, 2007
  3. ^ History on Dawson Blues Website: http://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/our-communities/athletics/athletics-2010-2011/hockey/history
  4. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/
  5. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0405/resultats.php
  6. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0506/resultats.php
  7. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0607/resultats.php
  8. ^ AA women's hockey first time ever provincial Champions, http://dc37.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/athletics2006/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=46
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  11. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0910/resultats.php
  12. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0910/series.php
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  15. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/series.php
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  19. ^ http://www.sportetudiant-stats.com/collegial/hockey-f-AA/stats/0607/resultats.php
  20. ^ The monitor, Dawson Blues are women’s hockey champions, http://www.themonitor.ca/Sports/Hockey/2007-04-19/article-648949/Dawson-Blues-are-women%26rsquo%3Bs-hockey-champions/1 , April 19, 2007
  21. ^ Roster
  22. ^ Team Personnel
  23. ^ Westmount to honour provincial champion Dawson College hockey team, http://www.westmount.org/news_view.cfm?News_ID=111&Section_ID=3 , 20 April 2007
  24. ^ (French) http://www.sportetudiant.com/fre/nonAuthGenProg/redirect.cfm?sectionID=extranetNewsDetails.cfm&news_id=1577&newsItemID=1577
  25. ^ (French) Hockey collégial féminin: Mélodie Daoust choisie joueuse par excellence, http://www.sportetudiant.com/fre/nonAuthGenProg/redirect.cfm?sectionID=extranetNewsDetails.cfm&news_id=1577&newsItemID=1577
  26. ^ (French) Les Étoiles du hockey collégial féminin dévoilées:http://www.sportetudiant.com/fre/nonAuthGenProg/redirect.cfm?sectionID=extranetNewsDetails.cfm&news_id=877&newsItemID=877
  27. ^ http://theplantpaper.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/dawsons-great-ones/
  28. ^ http://govaliants.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=847&path=whockey
  29. ^ http://www.umdbulldogs.com/viewroster.php?height=500&width=700&modal=true&id=1172
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  31. ^ http://www.dartmouthsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=11600&ATCLID=204800767
  32. ^ http://www.stlawu.edu/athletics/saints/women%27s+hockey/roster/1315
  33. ^ http://www.stlawu.edu/athletics/saints/women%27s+hockey/roster/1307
  34. ^ http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/w-hockey/mtt/garcia_alexandra00.html
  35. ^ http://govaliants.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=856&path=whockey
  36. ^ http://www.goterriers.com/sports/w-hockey/mtt/poulin_mariephilip00.html
  37. ^ http://cornellbigred.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=13756&path=whockey
  38. ^ http://www.goterriers.com/sports/w-hockey/mtt/ward_catherine00.html
  39. ^ http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/03/21/sp-ncaa-womens-hockey.html

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