2017-18 National Women's Team

Jennifer Wakefield
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-15-1989
HT/WT
5'10 / 172
Shoots
R
Hometown
Pickering, Ont.
Club Team
Linköping HC (SWE)
Teams
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Played for Canada’s National Women’s Team in the two-game December Series against the United States in Sarnia, Ont., and Plymouth, Mich., in December 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Kamloops, B.C. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 IIHF  Women’s World Championship in Malmö, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 IIHF  Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 4 Nations Cup in Tikkurila, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 IIHF  Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden … Finished third with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Women’s Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Toronto, Ont., in August 2010 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2010 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Centralized with the National Women’s Team during the 2009-10 season, leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Was an alternate with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Hämeenlinna, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2009 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2008 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2008 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 4 Nations Cup in Leksand, Sweden … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2007

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Riksserien semifinals with Linköping HC … Led Linköping HC in scoring … Second in Riksserien scoring … Led the Riksserien in goals (34) … 2015-16: Reached  the Riksserien championship with Linköping HC … Second in Linköping scoring … Led the Riksserien in points per game (3.06) … Second in the Riksserien in goals (38) … 2014-15: Spent the season in Sweden with IK Guts (men’s) and Linköping HC (women’s) … Won the Riksserien championship with Linköping HC … Led the Riksserien in playoff scoring … Fifth in Linköping HC scoring … 2012-13: Selected 12th overall by Toronto in the 2012 CWHL Draft … Helped Toronto reach the Clarkson Cup …Fourth in Toronto scoring … 2011-12: Helped Boston University reach the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament … Helped Boston win the Hockey East championship … Named Hockey East Tournament MVP … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team … Led Hockey East in scoring … Named a top 30 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … 2010-11: Helped Boston reach the NCAA Frozen Four championship game … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team … Led Boston in scoring … 2008-09: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Led the University of New Hampshire in scoring … 2007-08: Helped New Hampshire reach the NCAA Frozen Four … Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team, Hockey East All-Tournament Team and Hockey East All-Academic Team … Second in New Hampshire scoring … OTHER: Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon, leading the tournament in scoring … Won a silver medal with the Durham Lightning at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2006… Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the November 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the January 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Lists Rob Van Onglans as her favourite minor hockey coach 

PERSONAL

Lists National Women’s Team alumna Cherie Piper as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Buffalo Sabres … Favourite sport, other than hockey: rugby … Spent two years at the University of New Hampshire before transferring in September 2010 to Boston University, where majored in psychology … Daughter of Timothy and Suzanne … Has two sisters, Katelin and Alannah 

Past Events

Event
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A
PIM
Gold
1
1
0
1
2.00
Semifinal
1
0
0
0
0
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
3
3
2
1
4.00
2016 NWT December Series
2
2
1
1
4.00
2016 4 Nations Cup
2
0
0
0
0
2016 4 Nations Cup - Pre-tournament
1
0
0
0
0
Videos
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2017 RBC: COB 3 – BRO 2 OT (Championship)
Minerva was the OT hero, giving the Cougars a home-ice RBC Cup title.
2017 RBC Cup: COB 3 – PEN 1 (Semifinal)
Lewis got the GWG with 8:05 left, sending the Cougars to the final.
2017 RBC Cup: BRO 4 – TER 0 (Semifinal)
Benson finished with 28 saves, backstopping the Bandits to the final.
2017 RBC Cup: TER 3 – PEN 1 (Preliminary)
Martineau scored one and set up two others to help the Cobras win.
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