2000–01 NWHL season

In the 2000–01 season, the former Canadian National Women's Hockey League championship was won by the Beatrice Aeros team from Toronto. Jayna Hefford of Brampton Thunder had the best goalscoring record.

Final standings

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

Eastern Division
No. Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
1Montreal Wingstar4030641636364
2Sainte-Julie Pantheres402215316810247
3Ottawa Raiders 40112547815026
4Laval Le Mistral 4053326826112


Western Division
No. Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
1Beatrice Aeros 4035232224873
2Brampton Thunder4030732238263
3Mississauga Chiefs40211631079745
4Toronto Sting 4082938216819
5Clearnet Lightning 4053417721911


Exhibition schedule
No. Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
Vancouver Griffins181440914328

The Vancouver Griffins played an 18 game exhibition schedule, against male and female Canadian Interuniversity Athletics Union teams, British Columbia and Alberta provincial women's teams, and NWHL teams.


  • March 18, 2001: Sainte-Julie Pantheres 2, Beatrice Aeros 2
  • March 19, 2001: Beatrice Aeros 8, Sainte-Julie Pantheres 1

Beatrice Aeros wins won the championship of the NWHL based on total goals scored.

Scoring leaders

Jayna HeffordBrampton302959
Amy TurekBeatrice Aeros283058
Caroline OuelletteMontreal213253
Karen NystromBrampton183048
Vicky SunoharaBrampton172542
Gillian AppsBeatrice Aeros222042
Lori DupuisBrampton231538
Cherie PiperBeatrice Aeros191837
Andria HunterMississauga152237



  1. Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.547, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
  2. NWHL SCORING LEADERS, Canoe Inc, February 13, 2001.
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