2016-17 National Women's Team

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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
Hockey Canada
Teams
2019-20 NWT Series vs. United States - Canada
2019 BFL National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2019 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2018-19 NWT Rivalry Series (Feb) - Canada
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
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
2016 Nations Cup - Canada
2015 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2015 NWDT Series vs. USA - Canada
2015 NWDT Summer Showcase - Gold
2014 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival - White
Canada's National Women's Development Team vs. United States - Canada
2014 NWDT Selection Camp - Gold

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

Games Played
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G
Assists
PIM
2
1
0
1
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2019-20 NWT Series vs. United States
10
2
0
2
8
2019 BFL National Women's Team Fall Festival
9
1
0
1
2
2019 IIHF Women's World Championship
12
8
3
5
10
2017 4 Nations Cup
11
4
0
4
0
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
2
6
3
3
0
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
3
1
0
1
0
2015 NWDT Series vs. USA
6
0
0
0
2
2015 NWDT Summer Showcase
6
1
1
0
2
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival
3
1
1
0
0
2017-18 NWT Esso Series
8
1
0
1
2
2017 Nations Cup
10
3
1
2
2
Videos
Photos
2019 WU17: FIN 8 – CANB 4 (7th Place)
Virolainen had 2G 1A, and Finns took charge early to claim seventh.
2019 NWU18C: QUE 2 OT – ON-B 1 (Bronze)
Lussier was the overtime hero for Quebec in the bronze medal match.
2019 WU17: CANR 6 – SWE 2 (5th Place)
Nadeau scored a pair of goals to help Red finish with a win.
2019 WU17: CZE 3 – CANW 2 OT (Bronze)
Rysavy scored very late in overtime to give the Czechs another bronze.
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