2018-19 National Women's Team

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Jennifer Wakefield
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-15-1989
HT/WT
5'10 / 172
Shoots
R
Hometown
Pickering, Ont.
Club Team
Brynas IF (SWE)
Teams
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
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 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship - Canada
2015 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2015 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2014 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship - Canada
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival - White
2014 Olympic Winter Games (Women) - 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 Team at the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Mich. … 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 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  Women’s World Championship in Malmö, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 4 Nations Cup in Tikkurila, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden … Finished third with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Women’s Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … 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-22 Team at the 2010 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Centralized with the National Women’s Team during the 2009-10 season, leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Was an alternate with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Hämeenlinna, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2009 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2008 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2008 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 4 Nations Cup in Leksand, Sweden … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2007

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Riksserien semifinals with Linköping HC … Led Linköping HC in scoring … Second in Riksserien scoring … Led the Riksserien in goals (34) … 2015-16: Reached the Riksserien championship with Linköping HC … Second in Linköping scoring … Led the Riksserien in points per game (3.06) … Second in the Riksserien in goals (38) … 2014-15: Spent the season in Sweden with IK Guts (men’s) and Linköping HC (women’s) … Won the Riksserien championship with Linköping HC … Led the Riksserien in playoff scoring … Fifth in Linköping HC scoring … 2012-13: Selected 12th overall by Toronto in the 2012 CWHL Draft … Reached the Clarkson Cup with Toronto … Fourth in Toronto scoring … 2011-12: Won the Hockey East championship and reached the quarter-finals of the NCAA tournament with Boston University … Named Hockey East Tournament MVP … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team … Led Hockey East in scoring … Named a top 30 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … 2010-11: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four championship game with Boston University … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team … Led Boston in scoring … 2008-09: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Led the University of New Hampshire in scoring … 2007-08: Reached the NCAA Frozen Four with the University of New Hampshire … Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year … Named to the Hockey East First All-Star Team, Hockey East All-Tournament Team and Hockey East All-Academic Team … Second in New Hampshire scoring … OTHER: Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon, leading the tournament in scoring … Won a silver medal with the Durham Lightning at OWHA provincials (Intermediate AA) in 2006… Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the November 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the January 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Lists Rob Van Onglans as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists National Women’s Team alumna Cherie Piper as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Buffalo Sabres … Favourite sport, other than hockey: rugby … Spent two years at the University of New Hampshire before transferring in September 2010 to Boston University, where majored in psychology … Daughter of Timothy and Suzanne … Has two sisters, Katelin and Alannah 

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
1
0
1
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Sep 16, 2018
0
0
0
2
Sep 15, 2018
0
0
0
0
Sep 13, 2018
1
0
1
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival
7
2
0
2
6
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
2
0
2
0
2017 4 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
2
0
2
0
2017 4 Nations Cup
15
12
8
4
6
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
5
4
2
2
2
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
8
4
2
2
10
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
10
3
2
1
4
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
3
3
0
3
2
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival
3
2
1
1
2
2017-18 NWT Esso Series (Pre)
17
14
9
5
10
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
16
17
9
8
12
Videos
Photos
2019 WWC: CAN 7 – RUS 0 (Bronze Medal)
Gabel scored twice to keep Canada on the podium at women’s worlds.
2019 WWC: FIN 4 – CAN 2 (Semifinal)
Rattray and Gabel scored, but Canada was edged by the host Finns.
2019 WWC: CAN 5 – GER 0 (Quarter-Final)
Turnbull opened and closed the scoring to send Canada to the semis.
2019 WWC: CAN 6 – FIN 1 (Preliminary)
Gabel scored twice and added an assist to help Canada beat the Finns.