Northern Lightning earns silver at Atlantic Midget AAA Girls Hockey Championships

The Northern Lightning girls hockey team represented New Brunswick well at the Atlantic Midget AAA Championships over the weekend.

The Northern Lightning defeated Team Newfoundland 6 - 7 in a shoot-out on Sunday to earn a spot in the finals.

But the Northern Lightning settled for silver after falling 7 - 1 to Team Nova Scotia in the championship game.

The tournament was held in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland.

The team is based out of Miramichi, but is comprised of girls ages 14 to 18 from northern New Brunswick.