Five Players Released From Canada's National Women's Team Selection Camp
April 1, 2012

OTTAWA, Ont. – Hockey Canada announced Sunday five players have been released from Canada’s National Women’s Team selection camp for the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, taking place April 7-14 in Burlington, Vt.

The released players are:

  • Emmanuelle Blais (Montreal, Que./Montreal, CWHL)
  • Sarah Edney (Mississauga, Ont./Harvard University, HE)
  • Cherie Piper (Scarborough, Ont./Brampton, CWHL)
  • Jesse Scanzano (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que./Toronto, CWHL)
  • Tara Watchorn (Newcastle, Ont./Boston University, HE)

The announcement comes at the conclusion of Canada’s National Women’s Team selection camp, which ran March 26-31 in Ottawa, Ont., and included several practices at Carleton University’s Ice House, two exhibition games against Midget AAA boys’ team from Quebec, and concluded with a pre-competition match-up against rivals the United States at the Ottawa Civic Centre.

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For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)


Morgan Bell
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-669-1261 (mobile)


Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada


Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)


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