2017-18 National Women's Team

Jillian Saulnier
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
03-07-1992
HT/WT
5'5 / 144
Shoots
L
Hometown
Halifax, N.S.
Club Team
Calgary (CWHL)
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
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2014 4 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 …Captained Canada’s National Women’s Development Team to a silver medal 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 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Kamloops, B.C. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Malmö, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup in Kamloops, B.C. … 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-22/Development Team to a bronze medal at the 2012 Meco Cup in Füssen, Germany … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team training camp in Rockland, Ont., in August 2011 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2011 MLP Cup in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Toronto, Ont., 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 vs. the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2009 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Füssen, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2008 

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Clarkson Cup final with Calgary … Fifth in Calgary scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Selected 14th overall by Calgary in the 2015 CWHL Draft … Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Third in Calgary scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2014-15: Third in Cornell University scoring … Third in scoring among Cornell seniors … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Named to the Ivy League Second All-Star Team … 2013-14: Won the ECAC championship with Cornell, and reached the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament … A top three finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, presented to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … Named an NCAA First Team All-American … Named Ivy League co-Player of the Year … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Led Cornell in goals, assists and points … Led the NCAA in points per game (1.65) … 2012-13: Reached the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament with Cornell … Named to the ECAC Second All-Star Team … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Second in Cornell scoring … 2011-12: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four with Cornell … Named ECAC Rookie of the Year … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Named to the ECAC Second All-Star Team … Received Ivy League Honorable Mention … Third in Cornell scoring … OTHER: Captained the Toronto Aeros to a silver medal at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2011 … Won the PWHL championship with Toronto in 2011 … Won a gold medal with Toronto at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2010 … Won a silver medal with Toronto at the PWHL championship in 2010 … Played for Team Atlantic at the 2009 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Surrey, B.C., finishing sixth … Won a silver medal with the Stoney Creek Sabres at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2009 … Captained Team Atlantic at the 2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Napanee, Ont., finishing eighth, and was named Most Sportsmanlike Player … Played for Team Atlantic at the 2007 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Kitchener, Ont., finishing fourth … Played for Nova Scotia at five Atlantic Challenge Cups, winning three gold medals (2003, 2005, 2007) and two silver medals (2006, 2008) … Played for Nova Scotia at the 2007 Esso Women’s Nationals in Salmon Arm, B.C., finishing fourth … Captained the Halifax Hawks (Midget AAA) in 2006-07, and was named team MVP … Won a gold medal at Nova Scotia provincials with the Halifax Hawks (Midget AAA) in 2006 … Lists her father, Darren, as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists National Women’s Team alumna Hayley Wickenheiser as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Montréal Canadiens … Wears No. 22 in honour of Hayley Wickenheiser … Rides a unicycle and can juggle … Daughter of Darren and Christine … Has one brother, Brennan 

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
20
12
5
7
14

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Feb 21, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 19, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 14, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 13, 2018
1
1
0
0
Feb 11, 2018
1
0
1
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
1
1
0
0
2017 4 Nations Cup
8
1
1
0
2
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
5
1
1
0
2
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
8
4
3
1
2
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
5
2
1
1
0
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
4
1
1
0
0
2017-18 NWT Esso Series
20
12
5
7
14
2017 Nations Cup
5
1
1
0
6
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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