2017-18 National Women's Team

Erin Ambrose
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
04-30-1994
HT/WT
5'5 / 132
Shoots
R
Hometown
Keswick, Ont.
Club Team
Toronto (CWHL)
Teams
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games - Canada
2017-18 NWT Esso Series - Canada
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA - Canada
2017 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament - Canada
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2017 Nations Cup - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2014 4 Nations Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2017 Nations Cup in Füssen, Germany and Telfs, Austria … 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 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2016 Nations Cup in Füssen, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2015 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup in Kamloops, B.C. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2014 … Played in Canada’s National Women’s Program Red-White Series in Calgary, Alta., in August 2013 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team at the 2013 Meco Cup in Füssen, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2012 … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team to a gold medal at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship in Zlin, Czech Republic, where she was named Best Defenceman by the IIHF Directorate and one of Canada’s top three players by coaches … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Rockland, Ont., in August 2011 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Stockholm, Sweden … 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 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2010 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Chicago, Ill. … 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 2009

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Selected seventh overall by Toronto in the 2016 CWHL Draft … Eighth in Toronto scoring … Third in scoring among Toronto defencemen … Fifth in scoring among CWHL rookie defencemen … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Clarkson University … Led Clarkson defencemen in scoring … An alternate captain with Clarkson … Fourth in Clarkson scoring … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team … 2014-15: Reached the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament with Clarkson … An alternate captain with Clarkson … Sixth in Clarkson scoring … Led Clarkson defencemen in scoring … Named to the ECAC Third All-Star Team … Nominee for the Patty Kazmaier Award, presented to the top player in U.S. college hockey … 2013-14: Won the NCAA national championship with Clarkson … Named a First Team All-American … A top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Co-winner of the ECAC Best Defensive Defenceman Award … Led all NCAA Division 1 defencemen in goals, assists and points … 2012-13: Reached the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament with Clarkson … Named ECAC Rookie of the Year … Named to the ECAC Second All-Star Team … Named Clarkson’s rookie of the year … Top scoring freshman in ECAC hockey … One of only three NCAA Division 1 defencemen who averaged more than a point per game (1.06) … 2011-12: Won a silver medal with the Toronto Aeros at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) … Sixth in all-time Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) scoring … Led Toronto defencemen in scoring during the PWHL regular season and playoffs … Won a silver medal with Toronto at the PWHL championship … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the 2011 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Saguenay, Que. … 2010-11: Won a silver medal with Toronto at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) … Won a gold medal with Toronto at the PWHL championship … As an alternate captain, won a silver medal with Ontario at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, N.S. … 2009-10: Won a gold medal with Toronto at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) … Won a gold medal with Toronto at the PWHL championship … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the 2009 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Surrey, B.C. … OTHER: Won a bronze medal with Toronto at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2009 … Won a silver medal with Toronto at the 2009 PWHL championship … Played for Ontario Blue at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Napanee, Ont., finishing fourth … Captained York Simcoe Express AAA teams from 2005-08 … Won OMHA and OHF championships with York Simcoe (Peewee AAA) in 2007 … Won a gold medal at the Sudbury Big Nickel Tournament with York Simcoe in 2006 … Won a gold medal at the Bell Capital Cup with the Georgina Blaze in 2004 … Won Esso Medals of Achievement with the Georgina Blaze in 2001 and 2002 … Says her vision is her strongest hockey skill … Lists Andy Walker as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists former National Women’s Team captain Cassie Campbell-Pascall as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Calgary Flames … Wears No. 94 because it’s her birth year and No. 13 because it’s her lucky number … Juggles before every game … Plays basketball … Enjoys wakeboarding and waterskiing … Daughter of Glenn and Laura … Has one sister, Tory 

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
8
1
0
1
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Oct 17, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 12, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 11, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 07, 2017
1
0
1
0
Dec 12, 2017
0
0
0
0
Nov 02, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 31, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 03, 2017
0
0
0
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017 4 Nations Cup
11
4
0
4
0
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
2
6
3
3
0
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
6
1
0
1
4
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
3
1
0
1
0
2017-18 NWT Esso Series
8
1
0
1
2
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
5
2
1
1
4
2017 Nations Cup
4
3
1
2
0
Videos
Photos
2018 OLY: CAN 5 – OAR 0 (Preliminary)
Rebecca Johnston and Mélodie Daoust had two goals each, sending Canada to an Olympic-opening win.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 4 – ROY 1 (League)
Daoust had 2G 1A to help Canada to the win in the Esso Series finale.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 3 – FLA 2 (League)
Rougeau and Nurse had 1G 1A each, and Canada hung on for the win.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 2 – USA 1 (OT) (Exhibition)
Wakefield scored with 26 seconds to play in the series finale.
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