N.S. female hockey team announced
Hockey Nova Scotia announced its female hockey roster for the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta.
Among the 20 players named to the team are goalies Madison Beck (Lunenburg) and Deanna Fraser (Falmouth).
Defencemen include Kyla Bent (Halifax), Madelyn Walsh (Hammonds Plains), Ella Maclean (Antigonish), Nicole Macneil (Sydney), Mallory Thornhill (Dartmouth) and Lindsey Smith (Onslow).
Rounding out the team are forwards Avi Adam (Wolfville), Landyn Pitts (Antigonish), Maggy Burbidge (Falmouth), Erin Denny (Eskasoni), Jillian Duggan (Halifax), Ashlyn Garnett (Dartmouth), Madison Gray (Hammonds Plains), Tiffany Hill (Falmouth), Ellen Laurence (Kentville), Ashley Penney (Lawrencetown), Kara Maclean (Antigonish) and Aimee O’neill (Glace Bay).
The team staff includes: director of operations Brad Taylor (Lower Sackville), head coach
Kirk Tomlinson (Hammonds Plains), assistant coaches Isabelle Germain (Halifax), Shauna Neary (Antigonish) and Mike Perrin (Cole Harbour), goaltending coach Jack Hartigan (Bedford) and equipment manager Avard Cameron (Amherst).
The tournament will be held from Feb. 23 to March 2.