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The Esquimalt Tritons Women’s Hockey Team, 2022 Canada West Region Champions – Photo by S1 Megan Sterritt/ 17 Operations Support Squadron Imaging, CFB Winnipeg

The CFB Esquimalt Tritons Women’s Hockey Team took home gold after an impressive showing at the 2023 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Sports Women’s Hockey Canada Region West Championship held at 17 Wing in Winnipeg.

Four hockey teams in total took part, representing CFB Winnipeg, CFB Edmonton, CFB Cold Lake and CFB Esquimalt. 

The Tritons beat the team representing CFB Edmonton 11 to 1 in the finals of the tournament, which started on January 30th and wrapped up on February 3rd.  The win capped off an undefeated run for the hockey team during the competition.

The CFB Cold Lake team finished with a record of one win and three losses, with the victory coming in the round-robin competition over CFB Edmonton by a score of 6 to 4. The ladies representing 4 Wing were eliminated in the semi-finals in a close 4-3 decision by the Edmonton Garrison squad.

Esquimalt will now move on to compete in the Women’s Hockey National Championship competition, due to be held at CFB Trenton starting on March 20th. More information on the Women’s Hockey division is available on the CAF Sports official website. 

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