Erica Howe

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Erica Howe
Born (1992-07-17) July 17, 1992 (age 24)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 152 lb (69 kg; 10 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
CWHL team
Former teams
Brampton Thunder
Ottawa Lady Senators
Clarkson Golden Knights
National team  Canada
Playing career 2008–present

Erica Howe (born July 17, 1992) is an ice hockey goaltender for the Brampton Thunder. As a member of the gold medal winning squad at the 2010 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship, a hockey card of her was featured in the Upper Deck 2010 World of Sports card series.[1] She was the first goaltender selected in the 2014 CWHL Draft, claimed by the Brampton Thunder. She made her debut with the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Howe was the starting goaltender for the Ottawa Lady Senators of the Provincial Women's Hockey League in 2009–10.

Hockey Canada[edit]

She was an assistant captain for 2008 Team Ontario Red and was a member of the 2009 Gold-Medal winning Team Ontario Red at the Under-18 Nationals. Howe was invited to the 2009 Canadian Women’s Under-18 Team Strength and Conditioning Camp along with the 2009 Canadian Women’s Under-18 Selection Camp. In August 2009, she was a member of the Canadian Women’s Under-18 Team squad that participated in a three game series vs. Team USA. In April 2010, Howe was the goaltender for Canada at the Under-18 World Championship, as the Canadian team won the Gold Medal. To celebrate the gold medal win, 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 .[3]

NCAA[edit]

Howe joined the Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey program in the autumn of 2010. She was also recruited by Vermont, Cornell, St. Lawrence, Connecticut and Brown.[4] On January 28, 2011, Howe had twenty-six saves vs. Quinnipiac (including eleven in the third period) in a 3–2 road win. The following day, she posted twenty saves in a 3–2 win vs. Princeton. With the two wins, she extended her winning streak to four games. During the month of October 2011, she played every second of goal for the Clarkson Golden Knights. She helped the Golden Knights enjoy a seven game unbeaten streak (4–0–3) while playing in two games with more than thirty saves.[5]

The 2013–14 Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey season marked her final season with the program. Of note, she was the starting goaltender as Clarkson captured the 2014 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament.

CWHL[edit]

Howe gained the win for Team Red in the inaugural 2014 CWHL All-Star Game. Howe would return to the CWHL All-Star Game in 2017, played for Team Blue in a 9-5 loss at the 3rd CWHL All-Star Game.

Making her CWHL debut in an October 19, 2014 home game against the Calgary Inferno, Howe made 33 saves in a 5-2 loss.[6] In her second game, a November 15 home contest against the Montreal Stars, Howe would record the first win of her CWHL career. Needing only 19 saves, Howe would prevail in a 4-2 final.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Hockey Canada[edit]

Year Event Team GP Min Wins Losses Ties GA GAA
2009 Under 18 Nationals Ontario Red 2 120 2 0 0 2 1.00

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NCAA[edit]

Year Games Played Minutes Goals Against Saves GAA Wins Losses Ties
2010–11 25 1440:20 45 584 1.87 10 7 5
2011–12 11 679.11 25 254 2.21 4 3 4
2012–13 37 2217:231 64 864 1.73 27 10 0
2013–14 41 2459:52 45 724 1.10 31 5 5

[9]

CWHL[edit]

Year Team GP W L T MIN GA GAA SO
2014-15 Brampton Thunder 13 4 8 0 676:19 43 3.81 0
2015-16[10] Brampton Thunder 17 9 5 0 941:24 42 2.68 2
2016-17 [11] Brampton Thunder 12 5 5 1 700 29 2.49 1

Awards and honours[edit]

  • ECAC Goaltender of the Week (Week of February 1, 2011)[12]
  • 2010–11 ECAC All-Rookie team[13]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Week (Week of October 18, 2011)[14]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Week (Week of October 25, 2011)[15]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Month (Month of October 2011)[16]
  • ECAC Defensive Player of the week (Week of November 14, 2011)[17]
  • ECAC Goaltender of the Month (Month of November 2011)[18]
  • Nominee, 2012 ECAC Goaltender of the Year[19]
  • Finalist, ECAC Player of the Year (2011–12)[20]
  • 2013 ECAC Goaltender of the Year
  • 2013 All-USCHO.com All-Star team[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sportscardradio.com/index.php/product-previews-a-reviews/714-2010-upper-deck-ud-world-of-sports-checklist
  2. ^ http://stats.hockeycanada.ca/roster/show/1112114?subseason=145822
  3. ^ 61 hockey champions to attend HCF Celebrity Classic Gala – Edmonton Oilers – Community
  4. ^ http://www.clarksonathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2708
  5. ^ http://ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Releases/Women-s_Monly_Awards_110111.pdf
  6. ^ "Game Recap". CWHL – Les Canadiennes. 2014-10-19. Retrieved 2017-02-17. 
  7. ^ "Game Recap". CWHL – Les Canadiennes. 2014-10-19. Retrieved 2017-02-17. 
  8. ^ http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.php?ci_id=11737&la_id=1&ss_id=63724&gltender_id=12496
  9. ^ "Erica Howe Career Statistics". USCHO. n.d. Retrieved 2017-02-16. 
  10. ^ "Erica Howe". CWHL – Les Canadiennes. n.d. Retrieved 2017-02-17. 
  11. ^ "Erica Howe Brampton Thunder". CWHL. n.d. Retrieved 2017-02-17. 
  12. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2010-11/Weekly_Awards/Womens_Weekly_Awards_02_01.pdf
  13. ^ http://boxscorenews.com/ecac-hockey-announces-womens-allleague-allrookie-teams-p16004-68.htm
  14. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/20111811_W_Weekly_Awards
  15. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/20112510_W_Weekly_Awards
  16. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/20110111_W_Wkly_Awards
  17. ^ http://ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/Women-s_Weekly_Awards_111511.pdf
  18. ^ http://ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/Women-s_Monthly_Awards_120211.pdf
  19. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/News/20122202_Goaltender_Finalists
  20. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/News/W_Player_of_the_Year_Finalists.pdf
  21. ^ "Howe, Ambrose Earn National Accolades". ECAC Hockey. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2017-02-16. 

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