Kristen Campbell Earns U-18 Silver Medal
Kristen Campbell recently participated for Team Canada at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women's World Championship in Buffalo, NY. Campbell and Team Canada earned silver medals at the tournament. BUFFALO, N.Y. – Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team has earned the silver medal at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship after a 3-2 overtime loss to the United States in Monday’s gold medal game. Canada and the United States have met in all eight gold medal games at the IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship, and each has now won four gold medals. Canada won the world title in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and settled for silver in 2008, 2009 and 2011. On Monday, Shae Labbe (Calgary, Alta./Warner School, JWHL) opened the scoring just past the three-minute mark of the first period, and Samantha Cogan (Ottawa, Ont./Nepean, PWHL) tied the game midway through the second, but the Canadians came up a goal short in their quest for an unprecedented fourth consecutive gold medal, despite 38 saves from Marlène Boissonnault (Dundee, N.B./Rothesay Netherwood School, CAHS). Canada advanced to the gold medal game after a 3-1 victory over Russia in Sunday’s semifinal. The Canadians finished the preliminary round with a record of two wins and an overtime loss. It opened with a 2-1 shootout loss to the United States before earning victories over Russia (3-2) and the Czech Republic (7-1). The United States finished first in Group A, Canada was second, Russia took third and Czech Republic came in fourth place. Sweden finished atop Group B, followed by Finland, Switzerland and Japan. Earlier Monday, the Russia beat the Czech Republic 5-1 to win the bronze medal. For the full article Click Here Campbell has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and GDI Summer and Prospect camps.