2017-18 National Women's Team

Amy Potomak
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-25-1999
HT/WT
5'8 / 148
Shoots
R
Hometown
Aldergrove, B.C.
Club Team
Pacific (JWHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship - British Columbia

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 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival in Calgary, Alta., in September 2016 … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2016 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship in St. Catharines, Ont. … 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 2015 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2015

HOCKEY BACKGROUND
2016-17: Captained British Columbia to a bronze medal at the 2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Regina, Sask., and was named tournament MVP … 2015-16: Led Pursuit of Excellence in scoring … Tied for third in CSSHL scoring … Co-led CSSHL in goals … Captained British Columbia at the 2015 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Huntsville, Ont., finishing fourth, and was named tournament MVP … 2014-15: Played for British Columbia at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C., finishing sixth … Won a silver medal with Pursuit of Excellence at the 2014 World Sport School Challenge, and was named to the tournament all-star team … OTHER: Played for British Columbia at the 2013 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Calgary, Alta., finishing seventh … Won a bronze medal with Pursuit of Excellence at the 2013 World Sport School Challenge, and was named to the tournament all-star team … Played with the Burnaby Winter Club at the Tournoi international pee-wee de Québec in 2012 … Lists Scott Spencer and Mel Jue as her favourite minor hockey coaches

PERSONAL
Lists National Women’s Team member Natalie Spooner as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Calgary Flames … Plays the guitar … Her sister, Sarah, has played for Canada’s National Women’s Team, National Women’s Development Team, and National Women’s Under-18 Team … Has committed to the University of Minnesota … Daughter of Steve and Jane … Has four brothers, Brandon, Devin, Mark and Matthew, and one sister, Sarah

Past Events

Event
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A
PIM
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship - Pre Tournament
1
2
1
1
4.00
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship
5
2
1
1
27.00
2016 NWT December Series
2
0
0
0
0
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship
5
8
3
5
4.00
Videos
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2017 NWT: Giving back to the community
Canada’s National Women’s Team took time out from its training camp in Fredericton, N.B.
2017 WWC: USA 3 – CAN 2 OT (Gold Medal)
Brianne Jenner tied it in the third period, but an extra-time loss left Canada with a silver medal.
2017 WWC: CAN 4 – FIN 0 (Semifinal)
Szabados earned another shutout to send Canada to play for gold.
2017 WWC: CAN 8 – RUS 0 (Preliminary)
Wakefield scored two to lead Canada to its first win in Plymouth.
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