Erin Ambrose

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Erin Ambrose
Born (1994-04-30) April 30, 1994 (age 20)
Keswick, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 131 lb (59 kg; 9 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
PWHL team Toronto Jr. Aeros
National team  Canada
Playing career 2009–present
Erin Ambrose
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for  Canada
IIHF U18 Womens Worlds
Gold 2010 United States 2010 Tournament
Silver 2011 Sweden 2011 Tournament
Gold 2012 Czech Republic 2012 Tournament
Meco Cup
Gold 2013 Germany 2013 Tournament
Competitor for  Ontario
2011 Canada Winter Games - Ice Hockey
Silver 2011 Halifax, N.S. 2011 Tournament

Erin Ambrose (born April 30, 1994) is a women's ice hockey player that has competed for the Canadian National Women's Under 18 team.

Playing career[edit]

At the age of 11, Ambrose moved from AA to AAA boys hockey, and in her second season she was named team captain. That was when the hockey world took notice that Ambrose wasn't the girl, she was that girl, as in the one you know is going to make something of herself. She began to play women's ice hockey as a 14-year-old in 2008. She competed for Ontario Blue at the 2008 National Women's Under-18 Championship and participated in all five games. Ontario Blue had a fourth place finish at the tournament in Napanee, Ont. In 2009, she was invited for Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team. She was one of seven defenders named to the final roster, making her just the second 15-year-old (after teammate Kaleigh Fratkin) to suit up for the under-18 squad.[1] On February 19, 2012, Ambrose became the all-time scoring leader among defenders in Provincial Women's Hockey League history.[2] She recorded a three point game versus the Mississauga Jr. Chiefs to surpass Laura Fortino.

Hockey Canada[edit]

Ambrose was part of Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team to a gold medal at the 2010 IIHF World Women's Under-18 Championship in Chicago. As a member of the gold medal winning squad, a hockey card of her was featured in the Upper Deck 2010 World of Sports card series.[3] In addition, she participated in the Canada Celebrates Event on June 30 in Edmonton, Alberta which recognized the Canadian Olympic and World hockey champions from the 2009-10 season .[4]

During the 2011–12 Canada women's national ice hockey team season, she was a member of the Canadian National Under 18 team that participated in a three game series vs. the USA in August 2011.[5] In addition, she was named the team captain. She was part of the gold medal winning Team Ontario Red squad at the 2011 Canadian National Women's Under-18 Championships[6] In the second game of the 2012 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship (contested on January 1, 2012), Erin Ambrose earned two points in a 6-0 shutout of Germany.[7]

NCAA[edit]

On January 16, 2012, it was announced that Ambrose committed to join the Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey program in autumn 2012.[8]

Career stats[edit]

PWHL[edit]

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2008-09 Toronto 26 1 7 8 8
2009-10 Toronto 34 4 19 23 10
2010-11 Toronto 32 7 21 28 20

Hockey Canada[edit]

Year Event GP G A PTS PIM
2010 U18 WWC 5 0 9 9 0
2011 U18 WWC 5 0 2 2 4
2011 U18 Exhibition vs. USA 3 1 3 4[9][10][11] 2

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Awards and honors[edit]

NCAA[edit]

  • ECAC Rookie of the Week (Week of October 23, 2012)

References[edit]