2007–08 CWHL season

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

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
1Brampton Thunder30227014511159
2Mississauga Chiefs30218014311561
3Vaughan Flames301216202669101
4Burlington Barracudas30111801237698
Eastern Division
No. Team GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1Montreal Stars30236104711555
2Ottawa Capital Canucks 30819031958104
3Quebec Phenix30821011756122

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Playoffs

First round

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

Second round

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

CWHL championship

  • 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

Scoring leaders

PlayerTeamGoalsAssistsPoints
Jennifer BotterillMississauga243761
Jayna HeffordBrampton263258
Sommer WestMississauga232548
Marie-Philip PoulinMontreal222143
Vicky SunoharaBrampton132538
Jana HarriganBurlington181735
Leslie OlesMontreal161632
Caroline LaforgeMontreal122032
Lisa-Marie BretonMontreal112132
Lori DupuisBrampton171229

Awards and honours[5]

CWHL Top Players

CWHL All-Stars

Central All-Stars

Eastern All-Stars

CWHL All-Rookie Team

Monthly Top Scorers

References

  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://hockeymedia.ca/CWHL_2009_pdf.pdf Archived 2018-08-07 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.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

See also

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