Jillian Dempsey

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Jillian Dempsey
Born (1991-01-19) January 19, 1991 (age 24)
Winthrop, MA, USA
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
CWHL team
Former teams
Boston Blades
Harvard Crimson
National team  United States
Playing career 2011–present

Jillian Dempsey (born January 19, 1991) is an American ice hockey player who currently plays for the Boston Blades in the Canadian Women's Hockey League.


Dempsey has represented the United States women's national ice hockey team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup. She played for the Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey team from 2009 to 2013. She is a graduate of the Rivers School and Harvard College, where she majored in Classics. During her time at Harvard, she lived in Pforzheimer House.

In August 2013, she was selected as the 10th overall pick by the Boston Blades in the 2013 CWHL Draft. She would be awarded the CWHL's Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 after leading all American-born players in league s coring. The following season, she was a member of the Blades roster that won the 2015 Clarkson Cup.

Career stats[edit]


Year Team GP Goals Assists Points +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
2013-14 Boston Blades
2014-15 Boston Blades[1] 22 9 10 19 +17 2 2 0 1


  • Boston Bruins John Carlton Award (2009)[2]
  • Harvard Athlete of the Week (Week of February 6, 2012)[3]
  • 4x ECAC Player of the Week (Weeks of December 12, 2011, February 6 and 28, 2012, January 7, 2013)[4]
  • ECAC Rookie of the Week (Week of November 16, 2010)
  • 2010 ECAC All-Rookie Team[5]
  • 2010-11 All-ECAC
  • 2010 Second Team All-Ivy[6]
  • 2013-14 CWHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2013-14 CWHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2013-14 Leading scorer among CWHL rookies


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