The Skilled Ladies’s Hockey Participant Affiliation (PWHPA) introduced on Wednesday the rosters of its 4 region-agnostic groups for the upcoming 2022-23 season.
The PWHPA season will see stars akin to Marie Philip-Poulin, Sarah Nurse, Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield compete in numerous occasions throughout North America within the Secret Dream Hole Tour. Kicking off with a showcase in Montreal from Oct. 15-16, the tour then strikes to Truro, N.S. from Nov. 4-6.
Prior to now, the groups had been constructed round the place gamers lived and skilled, however that’s now not the case. As a substitute, a brand new participant rating format was created to judge and distribute the 100 gamers, from a pool of greater than 150 registrants representing six totally different international locations, evenly throughout the 4 groups. An exterior panel of ladies’s hockey consultants — that includes folks with NCAA, USports and worldwide experience — made the evaluations.
“The expertise pool of the PWHPA is deeper than ever earlier than and I’m excited to compete with and in opposition to the perfect of the perfect this season,” said Coyne Schofield, the PWHPA’s president and a ahead for Workforce Adidas.
Additional occasions and dates are set to be introduced within the coming weeks.
Throughout the 4 groups there are 43 Olympians, greater than 75 gamers with expertise on the nationwide degree, and a number of other current high school graduates.
Listed here are the official 2022-23 PWHPA rosters:
Forwards: Kendall Coyne Schofield; Samantha Donovan; Laura Dostaler; Kelly Gribbons; Jess Jones; Amanda Kessel; Sarah Nurse; Kristin O’Neill; Sarah Potomak; Jill Saulnier; Laura Stacey; Kayla Vespa; Kaitlin Willoughby
Protection: Emily Curlett; Jessica Digrolamo; Jincy Dunne; Megan Eady; Renata Quick; Haili Krzyzaniak; Jocelyne Larocque; Meaghan Mikkelson
Goaltenders: Aerin Frankel; Maddie Rooney; Sydney Scobee; Shea Tiley
Workers: Matt Leitner (GM/Head Coach)
Forwards: Victoria Bach; Alex Carpenter; Mélodie Daoust; Madison Subject; Grace Graham; Rebecca Johnston; Nicole Kosta; Hayley Lunny; Kelly Pannek; Tatum Skaggs; Natalie Spooner; Blayre Turnbull
Protection: Jaime Bourbonnais; Mélanie Desrochers; Katelyn Gosling; Megan Keller; Brigette Lacquette; Makayla Langei; Cat Quirion; Ella Shelton
Goaltenders: Kristen Campbell; Amanda Makela; Emerance Maschmeyer
Workers: Becky McGee (GM), Dean Seymour (Head Coach)
Forwards: Hannah Brandt; Hanna Bunton; Samantha Cogan; Demi Crossman; Iya Gavrilova; Brianne Jenner; Hilary Knight; Rebecca Leslie; Carolyne Prévost; Abby Roque; Malia Schneider; Natasza Tarnowski
Protection: Erin Ambrose; Leah Bohlken; Lilian Braga; Emily Brown; Emma Buckles; Ella Matteucci; Nikki Nightengale; Claire Thompson; Micah Zandee-Hart
Goaltenders: Lindsay Browning; Nicole Hensley; Erica Howe
Workers: Rebecca Michael (GM), Laura McIntosh (Head Coach)
Forwards: Emily Clark; Rosalie Demers; Jessie Eldridge; Karell Emard; Alexa Grushchow; Rhianna Kurio; Bailey Larson; Marie-Philip Poulin; Alexandra Poznikoff; Jamie Lee Rattray; Hayley Scamurra; Sophia Shaver
Protection: Mellissa Channell; Laura Fortino; Jacquie Greco; Savannah Harmon; Kristen Richards; Lauriane Rougeau; Lee Stecklein
Goaltenders: Marlène Boissonnault; Ann-Renée Desbiens; Geneviève Lacasse
Workers: Danièle Sauvageau (GM/Head Coach)