Home team wins Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia
International Ice Hockey Federation
TAIPEI CITY – Host and defending champion Chinese Taipei won the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey
Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia Division I on home ice at the Taipei Arena Ice Land in Taipei City.
For the ladies from the island of Taiwan no hurdle was too big in the five-team round-robin event as the result in the final game between the two undefeated teams showed. Chinese Taipei beat Thailand 8-1 in front of 793 spectators in what became the tightest result for the home team.
Previously Chinese Taipei had already beaten Malaysia, India and Singapore, as did Thailand in its first three games.
Hui-Chen Yeh was the dominating player for her team as she led all players in scoring with 14 goals and 8 assists for 22 points earning her the Best Forward award. She and her linemate Ting-Yu Hsu each scored a hat trick in the final 8-1 win over Thailand. [FULL STORY]