2018-19 National Women's Team

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Sophie Shirley
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-30-1999
HT/WT
5'9 / 120
Shoots
R
Hometown
Saskatoon, Sask.
Club Team
University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Teams
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2018-19 NWDT Series vs. USA (Aug) - Canada
2018 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp - Team Heaney
2018 Nations Cup - Canada
2017 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp - Canada
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship - Saskatchewan
2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship - Canada
2015 National Women’s Under-18 Championship - Saskatchewan
2015 Esso Cup - Saskatoon Stars
2015 Canada Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Saskatchewan

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND
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 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival in Calgary, Alta., in September 2016 … 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 2016 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship in St. Catharines, Ont. … 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 2015 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2015

HOCKEY BACKGROUND
2016-17: Captained Saskatchewan at the 2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Regina, Sask., finishing sixth … 2015-16: Third in Notre Dame scoring … 12th in JWHL scoring … Named to the JWHL First All-Star Team … Played in the JWHL All-Star Game … Played for Saskatchewan at the 2015 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Huntsville, Ont., finishing seventh … 2014-15: Won a bronze medal with the Saskatoon Stars at the 2015 Esso Cup, Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, in Red Deer, Alta. … Named Esso Cup MVP and Top Scorer … Won the SFMAAAHL championship with Saskatoon … Named SFMAAAHL MVP … Named to the SFMAAAHL First All-Star Team … Second in Saskatoon and SFMAAAHL scoring … Won the Mac’s Midget Tournament with Saskatoon … Played for Saskatchewan at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C., finishing fourth … OTHER: Named SFMAAAHL Rookie of the Year in 2013-14 … Named to the SFMAAAHL Second All-Star Team in 2013-14 … Lists Don Tyndall as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL
Lists Sidney Crosby as her favourite athlete … Favourite NHL team: Montreal Canadiens … Plays the drums and piano … Her brother, Collin, played for West at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge … Daughter of Tim and Carol … Has two brothers, Keenan and Collin, and one sister, Grace

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
1
0
1
4

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Sep 16, 2018
1
0
1
2
Sep 14, 2018
0
0
0
2
Sep 13, 2018
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival
3
1
0
1
4
2018-19 NWDT Series vs. USA (Aug)
3
1
1
0
0
2018 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp
4
1
0
1
10
2018 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
0
0
0
2
2018 Nations Cup
3
0
0
0
2
2017 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp
4
2
0
2
0
2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship
6
4
3
1
0
2015 Canada Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
6
5
2
3
0
2015 Esso Cup
7
16
9
7
10
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship
6
6
2
4
2
2016 NWT December Series
2
0
0
0
0
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship
8
8
3
5
16
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.