Mowat stood tall for Pembina Valley, making 33 saves and stopping all seven shots in a shootout to lead the Hawks to a 1-0 win over the Edmonton Thunder. The game was a goaltenders duel throughout, with Brittni Mowat (Glenboro, Man.) turning aside 33 shots for Pembina Valley, while Sanderson stopped all 26 shots she faced for Edmonton. Edmonton and Pembina Valley traded scoring chances early in the first period, but Mowat and Sanderson kept the game scoreless. The game’s intensity picked up considerably in the second and third periods as both teams found themselves in some penalty trouble. Leading through overtime the game continued to be scoreless. The goaltenders stole the show once again in the shootout, maintaining their stalemate until Kaminsky’s shot in the seventh round. With her first victory on Day 1 of the Esso Cup - Female Midget National Championship Mowat was awarded the Days 1st Star. In her interview after the game with the media Mowat proclaimed, "The bigger the game the better I play basically". The Pembina Valley Hawks head coach Jeff Andrews was asked about their goaltender stealing the game he replied, "She has been such a premier performer for us all season long. She gives us a chance to win everyday that she plays." In game number two for Pembina Valley Mowat was again relentless in letting anything get past her as she pushed aside all 19 shots she faced to help the West representative pick up their second win. Pembina Valley will look for its third win of the tournament when the Hawks face off against Halifax Metro Boston Pizza (Atlantic) at 4 p.m. AT. Catch all Esso Cup games live through FASTHockey at www.fasthockey.hockeycanada.com