Bailey Higgins and Olivia Bourque to represent HNB at Global Girls Game
February 7, 2020
Fredericton - Two players from New Brunswick are heading to St. John’s, Newfoundland this weekend to represent the province on the ice at an international event featuring female players from across the country.
Bailey Higgins and Olivia Bourque are all set for the 2020 IIHF Global Girls Game which will be held February 7th-9th in St. John’s, NL
The players were selected by Hockey New Brunswick to take part in the weekend, which is being hosted by Hockey Canada and Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador, as part of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Global Girls Game.
Bailey Higgins is a 13 year-old forward from Quispamsis, who plays for the KV Bantam A Female Vipers. Bailey’s been playing hockey for six years, and lists her favourite hockey player as Marie-Philip Poulin.
Olivia Bourque is a 13 year-old forward from Grand-Barachois, who plays for the West Kent Bantam Female Blizzard. She’s being playing hockey for two years, and lists her favourite hockey player as Melodie Daoust
The IIHF Global Girls’ Game originated in 2015. This unique event was created to unite federations around the world by having players from around the globe all playing for the same team. In Canada, the event involves players from all Member to create a complete Canadian leg of the Global Game. Players chosen for this event exemplify positive attitudes, teamwork and leadership that reflect the philosophy of the Global Girls’ Game and hockey in Canada.
Hockey New Brunswick would like to congratulate both Bailey and Olivia as they will be great hockey ambassadors for NB and we wish them the best of luck on the ice in Newfoundland.
For more information, please contact:
Hockey New Brunswick, Executive Director