Emerance Maschmeyer turned aside 17 of the 18 shots she faced, but Canada came up empty in 1-0 loss to Finland in the gold medal game Saturday at the 2017 Nations Cup.
A veteran-laden team – highlighted by seven women’s worlds silver medallists – will help Canada chase a fourth-straight gold.
Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team and Canada’s National Women’s Development Team had 13 alumnae selected in Toronto.
A trio of assistant coaches mentor the next generation of female players while inspiring their own sons and daughters.
There’s no shortage of experience for Canada, including six who won Nations Cup gold, and 20 U18 women’s worlds alumna.
Eden and Kelly Murray went head-to-head at selection camp, but they could be wearing red and white together by next week.
More than a decade after his U17 experience, a career change has Mark Packwood back on track to represent his country.
The 42-player roster includes five who helped Canada’s National Women’s Development Team to gold at the 2016 Nations Cup.
Team Canada alumna Noémie Marin will lead Canada behind the bench, with assistants Amanda Benoit-Wark and Nadine Muzerall.
Hopefuls for Canada’s National Women’s Program – under-18, development and national team – will converge on Calgary.