2018 Clarkson Cup
The 2018 Clarkson Cup was held at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on 25 March 2018 with the Markham Thunder defeating the Kunlun Red Star by a score of 2–1. Laura Stacey scored the game-winning goal with 2 minutes 11 seconds remaining in the overtime period. Markahm's earlier goal had been scored by Nicole Brown. Markham's goaltender Erica Howe was named the Most Valuable Player.
|1st period: Erica Howe (Markham) vs. Noora Raty (Kunlun)|
|Markham||Nicole Brown (1)||Laura Fortino, Nicole Kosta||8:24||1-0, Markham|
|2nd period: Howe (Markham) vs. Raty (Kunlun)|
|Kunlun||Kelli Stack (1), PP||None||19:12||Tied, 1-1|
|3rd period: Howe (Markham) vs. Raty (Kunlun)|
|Overtime: Howe (Markham) vs. Raty (Kunlun)|
|Markham||Laura Stacey (1)||Nicole Kosta||2 :49||Markham, 2-1|
Clarkson Cup playoffs
|Clarkson Cup semifinals|
|Clarkson Cup Championship|
|4||Markham Thunder||2 (OT)|
|2||Kunlun Red Star WIH||1|
|2||Kunlun Red Star WIH||2|
Markham Thunder – 2018 Clarkson Cup champions
- Coaching and Administrative Staff:
- Jim Jackson (Head coach)
- Kevin Stone, Assistant coach
- Candice Moxley, Assistant coach
- Jess Pemberton, Trainer
- Chelsea Purcell, General Manager
Awards and honors
- Mahiban, Dhiren (25 March 2018). "Markham Thunder Capture Clarkson Cup with OT win". CBC. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
- McNair, Brian (28 March 2018). "Oshawa's Nicole Brown notches key goal for Markham Thunder in Clarkson Cup victory". DurhamRegion.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
- "Clarkson Cup Game Summary". CWHL. 2019-03-23. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
- Kevin McGran (25 March 2018). "Laura Stacey's overtime winner gives Markham its first Clarkson Cup". Toronto Star. Retrieved 3 August 2018.