Esso Cup players to watch on the ice in Burnaby
April 23, 2013
|
EDMONTON

MIKAELI CAVELL
strong power forward … uses her teammates extremely well … very responsible at both ends of the ice … tremendous leader on and off the ice

JESSICA HEALEY
tremendous composure with the puck … smart offensive defenceman … excellent vision in all three zones … makes heads-up decisions with the puck

ALEXANDRA POZNIKOFF
very explosive speed … excellent creativity … strong presence on the penalty kill … despite small stature, willing to go into the dirty areas

***

LHFDQ NORD

VYCKIE GÉLINAS
plays with a high intensity … like to get involved physically … energetic player … tremendous leadership skills … great work ethic

ALYSON MATTEAU
not afraid to play physical … impressive size … hard, accurate shot … above-average strength … clears the front of the net well

ÈVE-AUDREY PICARD
highly-skilled forward … experienced in all situations … great speed … good hockey sense … plays with intensity … impact player

***

METRO

ANNIE MACDONALD
very responsible two-way forward … always battles for the puck … wants the puck on her stick … great hands in close … can finish around the net

KATHERINE PURCHASE
very coachable … tremendous work ethic … always calm and in control … great fundamentals … quick from post to post … uses size to her advantage

EMMA WINTERS
tremendous attitude … strong in battles along the boards … great defensive awareness … quick learner … calming presence … offensive defenceman

***

NORTH BAY

CORIE JACOBSON
good two-way defenceman … powerful skater … makes precision outlet passes … loves to battle … National Women’s Under-18 Team member

TAYLOR MURPHY
veteran leader … very quick and agile … opens up space for her teammates … has a knack for scoring big goals … sees the ice very well

SABRINA PICARD
No. 1 goaltender … numbers were tremendous (0.81 GAA, .946 SV%) … plays with confidence … follows the puck well … good rebound control

***

REGINA

HANNAH HEISLER
strong two-way forward … uses size to her advantage … good in all three zones … fantastic leader … uses her teammates well … knows how to score

MELISSA MURRAY
well-rounded defenceman … very strong defensively … good offensive abilities … smooth skater … controls the game … tremendous work ethic

NIKKI WATTERS-MATTHES
veteran leader … offensive defenceman … tremendous skill set … fantastic skater … very good with the puck … sees the games well … good hockey IQ

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

Videos
Photos
2017 Esso Cup: STA 4, PAB 0 (Preliminary)
With a 4-0 win, St. Albert is the first team to secure a playoff spot.
2017 Esso Cup: STA 4 – TRI 3 (Preliminary)
Cassidy Maplethorpe picked a great time to score her first goal, late in the third of a tie game.
2017 TELUS Cup: MIS 4 – SSF 0 (Preliminary)
Hill had 2G, Purboo earned the SO and the Rebels stayed unbeaten.
2017 Esso Cup: PAB 6 – MID 1 (Preliminary)
Kushniruk and Amundson both score twice, leading to their first win.
Schedule
Close
Credit