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2014 Esso Cup Player to Watch
April 21, 2014
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EDMONTON

CAYLE DILLON
offensive defenceman … uses her speed extremely well … a presence in the defensive zone … plays with an edge … leads by example on and off the ice … a textbook teammate

TRACIE KIKUCHI
very athletic … plays with confidence … allows her team to take chances … doesn’t panic … communicates well with teammates … good rebound control … sees the play well

ALEXANDRA POZNIKOFF
an offensive catalyst … always seems to have the puck on her stick … uses her speed well … plays with passion … plays in all situations … never quits on the play … great skater … good shot

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FRASER VALLEY

KIRSTEN MARTIN
tremendous creativity with the puck … a playmaker … sees the ice very well … quick feet … effortless skater … very good composure with the puck … creates space for her teammates

SHANNON MORRIS-READE
power forward … unmatched on-ice intensity … has a knack for scoring goals … not afraid to play physical … loves to go to the front of the net … good skater … great shot … quick stick

VALENCIA YORDANOV
always focused … has big-game experience … communicates well with her defencemen … powerful lower body helps lateral movement … very intense … good vision through traffic

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MONCTON

SARAH BUJOLD
explosive offensive player … two-way hockey sense … a leader on and off the ice … scoring machine … relentless work ethic … reads the play well … tremendous acceleration … loves to score

ISABELLE LETOURNEAU
adds toughness to the blue-line … loves to play physical … very determined and committed … a force in the defensive end … loves to chip in offensively … makes a good breakout pass

BROOKE MURPHY
hard worker … goal scorer … power forward … very good around the net … hard, accurate shot … wins a lot of one-on-one battles … good at both ends of the ice … uses her teammates well

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STONEY CREEK

CLAIRE MERRICK
plays a solid game … a two-way player … great shot … lightning fast … leads by example … fantastic work ethic … plays with passion … defensively responsible

ALEXA VASKO
sneaky fast … scores big-time goals … plays a 200-foot game … has a nose for the net … good use of edges … quick stick … accurate shot … thrives under pressure

KAYLA VESPA
tremendous hands … sees the ice very well … a playmaker … uses her teammates well … always dangerous in the offensive zone … good hockey IQ

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WEYBURN

MADISON COLBOW
smooth skater … hard shot … loves to add offence from the blue-line … moves the puck well … makes a good break-out pass … sees the ice well … defensively responsible … very mobile

JENICA WHITROW
good speed … offensively talented … smooth stride … very effective on the power play and penalty kill … will lead by example … loves to compete … good in all three zones … accurate shot

TESSA WILSON
power forward … breakaway speed … great wrist shot … plays in any situation … great leadership skills … not afraid to go to the net … always a threat to score … uses her teammates well


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403-284-6484
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