2017-18 National Women's Team

Sarah Nurse
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
01-04-1995
HT/WT
5'8 / 140
Shoots
L
Hometown
Hamilton, Ont.
Club Team
University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Teams
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Canada
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 Nations Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2017 4 Nations Cup in Tampa, Fla. … Played in a six-game series versus the United States leading up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2017 Nations Cup in Füssen, Germany and Telfs, Austria … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival in Calgary, Alta., in September 2015… 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 Development Team at the 2015 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 Calgary, Alta., in August 2014 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2013 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship in Heinola, Finland … Attended the 2011 IIHF High Performance Women’s Camp in Bratislava, Slovakia, in July 2011

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Won the WCHA championship and reached the NCAA Frozen Four championship game with Wisconsin … Second in Wisconsin scoring … Led Wisconsin seniors in scoring … Led the NCAA with three hat tricks … Named a Second Team All-American … Named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team … 2015-16: Won the WCHA championship and reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Wisconsin … Third in Wisconsin scoring … Led Wisconsin in goals … Led Wisconsin juniors in scoring … Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team 2014-15: Won the WCHA championship and reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Wisconsin … Seventh in Wisconsin scoring … Led Wisconsin in game-winning goals (five) … Named WCHA Final Faceoff MVP … Named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team … 2013-14: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Wisconsin … Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team … Led Wisconsin freshmen in scoring … 2012-13: Won a bronze medal with the Stoney Creek Sabres at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) … Second in PWHL scoring … Led Stoney Creek in scoring … An alternate captain with Stoney Creek … 2011-12: Helped Stoney Creek reach the semifinals at the PWHL championship … Second in Stoney Creek scoring … Won a gold medal with Stoney Creek at the Clarkson University Tournament … An alternate captain with Stoney Creek … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Saguenay, Que. … 2010-11: Led Stoney Creek in scoring … Named to the OWHA All-Star Team for a game vs. Team Ontario … Won a silver medal with Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School at the Ontario Federation of Secondary School Athletic Associations (OFSSAA) championship … 2009-10: Won a silver medal with Stoney Creek at OWHA provincials (Midget AA) … Won a bronze medal with Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School at the OFSSAA championship … Reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 Ontario Winter Games with Team Heaney … OTHER: Lists skating and “thinking the game” as her strongest hockey skills … Says her father, Roger, has had the most influence on her hockey career … Lists Dino Cavarzan as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists National Women’s Team alumna Kim St-Pierre as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs … Says a prayer following the playing of the national anthem before every game … Her uncle, Donavan McNabb, is a former NFL quarterback … Her cousin, Darnell Nurse, won a gold medal with Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship and was a first-round NHL draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers … Daughter of Roger and Michelle … Has two brothers, Elijah and Isaac

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
18
6
4
2
4

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Jan 21, 2018
0
0
0
2
Jan 18, 2018
1
1
0
0
Jan 12, 2018
0
0
0
0
Jan 10, 2018
2
1
1
0
Dec 20, 2017
0
0
0
0
Dec 19, 2017
0
0
0
0
Dec 10, 2017
0
0
0
0
Dec 08, 2017
2
1
1
0
Nov 28, 2017
0
0
0
0
Nov 25, 2017
0
0
0
0
Nov 23, 2017
0
0
0
2
Nov 22, 2017
0
0
0
0
Oct 17, 2017
0
0
0
0
Dec 12, 2017
1
1
0
0
Nov 30, 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
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
0
0
0
2
2017 4 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
1
0
1
0
2017 4 Nations Cup
4
2
2
0
2
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
3
0
0
0
0
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
5
1
1
0
2
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
4
1
1
0
2
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
2
0
0
0
0
2017-18 NWT Esso Series (Pre)
18
6
4
2
4
2017 Nations Cup
5
4
1
3
6
Videos
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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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