Congratulations to two BC girls Thea Hill and Peggy Assinck on joining the roster of Canadian Women’s Sledge Hockey! Look forward to your debut game.
EDMONTON, Alberta — August 29th, 2014 — Women’s Sledge Hockey of Canada is proud to announce the 17 player roster for the Canadian Women’s Sledge Hockey Team that will represent Canada at the first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Women’s International Championship taking place November 7-9, 2014 in Brampton, Ontario.
The roster was finalized following a three-day selection camp at Brant Sports Complex in the County of Brant, Ontario. The camp included two practices and two intrasquad games. 21 players were in contention for the coveted 15 roster spots. Two additional players were included as alternates/injury reserve.
Canada’s roster includes two goaltenders, seven defensemen and eight forwards. Head coach Tara Chisholm (Medicine Hat, AB) assembled the roster with support from assistant coach Derek Whitson (Chatham, ON), former coach Keith Metzger (Elmira, ON) and a group of independent evaluators.
The roster includes two players from British Columbia, three players from Alberta, twelve players from Ontario, and two players from Quebec. Four new players (Alanna Mah (AB), Alyssa Godin (ON), Claire Buchanan (ON), Danica McPhee (ON)) have joined the thirteen veteran players that held onto their roster spots.