2011–12 Montreal Stars season

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The Montreal Stars will attempt to win their third Clarkson Cup in franchise history. With the first pick overall in the 2011 CWHL Draft, the Montreal Stars selected Meghan Agosta from Mercyhurst College.[1]

Montreal Stars, a Champions'great team


CWHL Draft[edit]

As player substitute, Audrey Doyon-Lessard
= Indicates Olympian
= Indicates former NCAA player
= Indicates former CIS player
For 2011-12 season, Jenny Lavigne is the Star's regular Goaltender
# Player Hometown College
1 Meghan Agosta (F) Canada Ruthven, Ontario Mercyhurst Lakers (CHA)
7 Catherine Ward (D) Canada Montreal, Quebec Boston University Terriers (HEA)
13 Caroline Hill (F) Canada Dorval, Quebec McGill Martlets (QSSF)
19 Catherine Herron (G) Canada Chambly, Quebec Montreal Carabins (QSSF)
25 Catherine Desjardins (D) Canada Varennes, Quebec Concordia Stingers (QSSF)
31 Alyssa Cecere (F) Canada Brossard, Quebec McGill Martlets (QSSF)
37 Audrey Doyon-Lessard (G) Canada Charny, Quebec Concordia Stingers (QSSF)
43 Danielle Wilkinson-Ford None (played in DWHL)
49 Sabrine Nault None (played for Les Ailes de Richelieu)

Regular season[edit]

January 8: Get in the Game, Support the Stars! Fundraiser game
Montreal supporters at Arena St-Louis
Young fans of Montreal Girls Hockey
  • October 13, 2011: The CWHL will participate in two charity hockey games for cancer research at Windsor Arena. The event is called 'Stick It To Cancer' and the Montreal Stars will compete versus the Toronto Furies in two games on Nov. 26 and 27. The campaign is being organized in partnership by the CWHL, along with Breast Ride Ever, a not-for-profit organization. Proceeds from the games will benefit local cancer programs and the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County.[2]
  • November 19, the second annual "Game on to beat breast cancer" benefit. The target to surpass last year's donation results was far exceeded. A new attendance record was also set at the game, with over 1,100 fans[3] in the stands.[4]
  • December 8, Montréal Stars offer a cheque for close to $15 000 to the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation[5]
  • January 8: About 900 persons come to support the Stars in Fundraiser game . More than $ 7,000 dollars are amassed during the event[6]
  • January 20, 21 and 22: Montreal Stars played their three home games in front of young girls players and fans from local communities where girls'hockey is in full development. These games are presented in collaboration with local girls' minor hockey associations: Mont-Royal Girls Hockey Association, Montreal Girls Hockey and the Pierrefond Girls Minor Hockey. On Friday January 20, a pre-game ceremony was honour the career of Catherine Ward, who grew up in and played minor hockey with Mont-Royal Girls Hockey Association.[7]

Schedule at home[edit]

The Stars gathering around the bench discussing strategy
Date Time Location Opponent Score Notes
Oct 22 15h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Brampton Thunder 4-1 Home Opener
Oct 23 13h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Brampton Thunder 7-2
Nov 19 15h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Boston Blades 2-4 Québec Breast Cancer Foundation
Nov 20 13h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Boston Blades 4-1
Dec 3 15h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Burlington Barracudas 9-3
Dec 4 13h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Burlington Barracudas 7-2
Jan 7 15h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Toronto Furies 3-0
Jan 8 13h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Toronto Furies 1-3 Fundraiser game
Jan 18 19h30 McConnell Arena McGill Martlets 4-1 Exhibition Game
Jan 20 19h00 Ville Mont-Royal Arena Team Alberta CWHL 8-2 Minor Hockey Outreach
Jan 21 16h00 Arena St-Louis[8] Burlington Barracudas 6-3 Minor Hockey Outreach
Jan 22 12h15 Centre Civique de DDO Dollard-des-Ormeaux [9] Burlington Barracudas 10-1 Minor Hockey Outreach
Feb 17 19h30 McConnell Arena McGill Martlets Cancel by McGill Exhibition Game
Feb 18 15h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Toronto Furies 6-3 Fan Appreciation Day (750 supporters)
Feb 19 13h00 Centre Étienne Desmarteau Toronto Furies 7-4 Last Home Game


Awards and honors[edit]

A great player

Meghan Agosta has broken the single season record for points scored, surpassing the previous record of 71 points, for the new record of 80 points with 41 goals and 39 assists in 27 games.[11]

See also[edit]