Roster changes announced for Canada’s National Women’s Team
November 12, 2013

CALGARY, Alta. – Melody Davidson, Hockey Canada’s general manager of National Women’s Team programs, and Dan Church, head coach of Canada’s National Women’s Team, announced Tuesday that three players have been released from Canada’s National Women’s Team’s centralization roster.

Defencemen Tessa Bonhomme (Sudbury, Ont./Toronto, CWHL) and Brigette Lacquette (Waterhen, Man./University of Minnesota Duluth, WCHA), as well as forward Jenelle Kohanchuk (Winnipeg, Man./Boston University, HE) have been released.

Twenty-four players remain in centralization, including three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 14 forwards.

Canada’s National Women’s Team has a schedule of Midget Series and international games over the coming months, leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Canada’s final roster for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will include 21 players, including three goaltenders.  

NOTE TO MEDIA: Direct any interview requests for players or staff to Francis Dupont, Hockey Canada’s manager of media relations, who can be reached at

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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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