2017-18 National Women's Team

Blayre Turnbull
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
07-15-1993
HT/WT
5'7 / 155
Shoots
R
Hometown
Stellarton, N.S.
Club Team
Calgary (CWHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - 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 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 gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup in Kamloops, B.C. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2014 … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y. in August 2010

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Sixth in Calgary scoring … 2015-16: Selected 19th overall by Calgary in the 2015 CWHL Draft … Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Sixth in Calgary scoring … 2014-15: Captain of the University of Wisconsin … Won the WCHA championship with Wisconsin, and reached the NCAA Frozen Four … Fourth in Wisconsin scoring … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … 2013-14: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Wisconsin … Second in Wisconsin scoring … Led Wisconsin in assists … Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team … 2012-13: Second in Wisconsin sophomore scoring … 2011-12: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four championship game with Wisconsin … Named Wisconsin’s rookie of the year… Second in Wisconsin freshman scoring … 2010-11: Captained Nova Scotia at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, N.S., finishing eighth … Won a gold medal at the prep U.S. national championship with Shattuck-St. Mary’s … Third in Shattuck-St. Mary’s scoring … 2009-10: Captained Team Atlantic at the 2009 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Surrey, B.C., finishing sixth … Won a gold medal at the under-16 U.S. national championship with Shattuck-St. Mary’s … OTHER: Won gold medals with Nova Scotia at the Atlantic Challenge Cup in 2006, 2007 and 2009 … Won a silver medal with Nova Scotia at the Atlantic Challenge Cup in 2008 … Led the Nova Scotia Female Major Midget Hockey League in scoring in 2008-09 … Named to the NSFMMHL All-Star Team in 2008-09 … Lists her father, Ron, as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists National Women’s Team veteran Hayley Wickenheiser as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins … Plays soccer … Helps raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society … Wears No. 6 because her mother’s birthday is June 6 … Daughter of Ron … Has one brother, Brent

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
Gold
1
0
0
0
0
Semifinal
1
0
0
0
2.00
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
3
1
1
0
0
2016 NWT December Series
2
0
0
0
2.00
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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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