2007–08 CWHL season

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The 2007–08 CWHL season was the first season in Canadian Women's Hockey League history. Jayna Hefford was named CWHL Most Valuable Player and a CWHL Central All-Star. She led the league with 26 goals scored in 27 games played. Jayna Hefford was voted the league's regular-season Most Valuable Player. Jennifer Botterill won the Angela James Bowl after winning the league scoring title with 61 points and was voted the CWHL Top Forward.[1] Becky Kellar was voted the CWHL Top Defender, Kim St-Pierre was voted the CWHL Top Goaltender, and Marie-Philip Poulin was voted the CWHL Outstanding Rookie.[2]

Final standings[edit]

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

CWHL Division
No. Team GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 Brampton Thunder 30 22 7 0 1 45 111 59
2 Mississauga Chiefs 30 21 8 0 1 43 115 61
3 Vaughan Flames 30 12 16 2 0 26 69 101
4 Burlington Barracudas 30 11 18 0 1 23 76 98
Eastern Division
No. Team GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 Montreal Stars 30 23 6 1 0 47 115 55
2 Ottawa Capital Canucks 30 8 19 0 3 19 58 104
3 Quebec Phenix 30 8 21 0 1 17 56 122

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Playoffs[edit]

First round[edit]

  • Burlington 2, Ottawa 1
  • Mississauga 6, Vaughan 2

Second round[edit]

  • Mississauga 4, Montreal 3
    • Mississauga 4, Montreal 4
  • Brampton 5, Burlington 2
    • Brampton 3, Burlington 3

CWHL championship[edit]

  • The Brampton Thunder won the first Championship of the CWHL. Molly Engstrom scored the game-winning goal as the Thunder beat the Mississauga Chiefs by a score of 4–3 in overtime.[4] Lori Dupuis won the Championship Game MVP honours.

Player stats[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player Team Goals Assists Points
Jennifer Botterill Mississauga 24 37 61
Jayna Hefford Brampton 26 32 58
Sommer West Mississauga 23 25 48
Marie-Philip Poulin Montreal 22 21 43
Vicky Sunohara Brampton 13 25 38
Jana Harrigan Burlington 18 17 35
Leslie Oles Montreal 16 16 32
Caroline Laforge Montreal 12 20 32
Lisa-Marie Breton Montreal 11 21 32
Lori Dupuis Brampton 17 12 29

Awards and honours[5][edit]

CWHL Top Players[edit]

CWHL All-Stars[edit]

Central All-Stars

Eastern All-Stars

CWHL All-Rookie Team[edit]

Monthly Top Scorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockeymedia.ca/angelajamesbowl.html
  2. ^ Year-end statistics can be reviewed in the 2007–08 CWHL Year in Review document at http://www.hockeymedia.ca/Womens_2009_pdf.pdf Archived 2011-10-07 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ Angela James Bowl Scoring Champions, p. 6, hockeyMedia Richard Scott, Up North Productions, 2013, ISBN 978-0-9918671-0-3
  4. ^ http://www.bramptonthunder.com/news.php?k=181
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2013-11-01.

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