Tier-I girls teams from across the country converged on Hockeytown for the Detroit Elite Girls Invitational. Nowhere else could you find more elite teams in as many divisions under one roof as this weekend and the four-pad venue Fraser Hockeyland.
In the 19U Division, No. 4 ranked Belle Tire claimed the title, going 5-1-0 in the tournament. The team gave up two-goals-or-less in five games including the 6-1 victory over Milwaukee Jr. Admirals in the championship.
Belle Tire also took the 16U Division, as the No. 8 ranked team handed Dallas Stars Elite their only loss of the weekend in a 4-0 shutout to win the championship. Belle Tire finished the weekend with a 4-1-1 record.
The No. 5 ranked Pittsburgh Penguins Elite edged out No. 3 ranked Little Caesars, 4-3 in the 14U Division championship. The win capped off a perfect 6-0-0 weekend, posting four shutouts including a 1-0 nailbiter in the semifinal.
The 12U Division was highlighted by a big upset, as the No. 10 ranked Long Island Lady Islanders upset No. 1 ranked Chicago Mission with a 1-0 victory in the championship. The win gave the Lady Islanders a 5-1-0 weekend record and the title.
With 25-of-39 participating teams ranked in the Top 25 of their respective divisions — according to MyHockeyRankings — The Detroit Elite Girls Invitational continues to grow as the premier tournament for top Tier-I teams in North America. For complete tournament details, scores and more, check out the full site HERE. Start your next experience with LGS Hockey HERE or contact one of our Hockey Advisors today to find the perfect tournament for you and your team!