Fourteen members of Canada’s silver medal winning side at this year’s Winter Olympics will be a part of the national team for the upcoming Four Nations Cup in Saskatoon next month.
On Thursday, Hockey Canada announced the 23-player roster for the event, which will be held from Nov. 6-10 at SaskTel Centre and will also feature national programs from Finland, Sweden and the United States.
Prior to the tournament, Canada will play Finland at the Art Hauser Centre on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.
Saskatoon’s Emily Clark, a forward with the NCAA’s Wisconsin Badgers, is the lone Saskatchewan player on the roster.
Joining Clark in the team’s forward group are Rebecca Johnston, Laura Stacey, Sarah Fillier, Jillian Saulnier, Mélodie Daoust, Brianne Jenner, Sarah Nurse, Natalie Spooner, Marie-Philip Poulin, Loren Gabel, Blayre Turnbull and Sarah Potomak.
The blueline will consist of Jocelyne Larocque, Laura Fortino, Renata Fast, Halli Krzyzaniak, Jamie Bourbonnais, Micah Zandee-Hart and Katelyn Gosling.
Shannon Szabados, Shea Tiley and Emerance Maschmeyer will serve as the goaltenders for Canada, who will be coached by long time NHL assistant Perry Pearn.