A pair of local blueliners have survived another round of cuts as they try to crack the final roster for Hockey Alberta's U-18 Female team.
Innisfail's Taryn Baumgardt & Didsbury Caitlyn Fyten are on the list of 9 defenders vying for spots following a summer camp in Camrose.
The top 27 girls will continue to be evaluated during a tournament against the University of Alberta Pandas as well as two Bantam triple 'A' male teams in early September in Edmonton.
The final 20 player roster will compete at the 2012 National Women’s Under 18 Hockey Championships this November in Dawson Creek, B.C.
For The First Time In 11 Years An NHL Team Has Drafted A Player Directly From The Olds Grizzlys. Defenseman Nik Koberstein Was Taken In The 5th Round, 125th Overall By The Montreal Canadiens On Saturday, June 28th.