We are counting down the NWHL's Top 30 Prospects in preparation for the 2017 NWHL Draft! We will be listing five prospects until we reach number one!
College: Yale University, ECAC
Career: 91 GP, 22G, 44A, 66P
2016-2017: 31 GP, 9G, 18A, 27P
Hometown: Medicine Hat, Alberta
Before Yale, Eden attended the Shattuck St. Mary's School in Faribault, Minnesota while also playing PeeWee AAA boy's hockey. She was also the first overall pick in the girl's Calgary Bantam AAA draft and was the leading scorer on her PeeWee AAA girls team in Kelowna, B.C. For high school, Eden attended the Edge School for Athletes, where she was captain of her U19 prep school girls team in 12th grade. Eden also does volunteer coaching work, and volunteers with organizations such as Save Old Souls, an animal rescue organization.
College: University of Minnesota - Duluth, WCHA
Career: 106 GP, 6G, 10A, 16P
2016-2017: 35 GP, 2G, 4A, 6P
Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Majoring in Psychology, Jessica was invited to the U-18 Canadian National Development Camp and would later join the roster in the team's series against the U.S. in the summer of 2013. Jessica also captained the Edmonton Thunder of the AMMFL and earned a bronze medal with Team Alberta in the Canadian National Women's U-18 Championships as well as Defenseman of the Tournament honors.
College: Colgate University, ECAC
Career: 95 GP, 12G, 37A, 49P
2016-2017: 36 GP, 4G, 18A, 22P
Hometown: Waterdown, Ontario
Majoring in Educational Studies, Lauren previously played with the Toronto Jr. Aeros, Team Canada and Team Ontario Red, and she captained all of her teams. She was named Player of the Game and Best Player of the Team for Team Canada at the World Championships.
College: Boston College, Hockey East
Career: 119 GP, 31G, 76A, 107P
2016-2017: 39 GP, 9G, 17A, 26P
Hometown: Norwell, Massachusetts
Majoring in Communications, Kenzie attended Thayer Academy for two years before transferring to the Noble and Greenough School for her junior year. Kenzie is also a two-time member of the U.S. U-18 team, winning two silver medals in 2013 and 2014 at the IIHF U18 World Championships. She also won three USA Hockey Tier 1 national titles with Assabet Valley (U-16 and U-19), scoring the game winning goal in 2014 against Shattuck St. Mary's. In addition to hockey, Kenzie plays lacrosse at BC.
College: St. Lawrence University, ECAC
Career: 92 GP, 30G, 54A, 84P
2016-2017: 36 GP, 15G, 33A, 48P
Hometown: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Prior to St. Lawrence, Hannah played at the Okanogan Hockey Academy. She also competed with Team Canada in two U18 World Championships, where she earned gold in both tournaments. In the 2016-2017 season, Hannah was named Second-Team All-ECAC and ranked sixth in the nation with 0.92 assists per game and 11th with 1.33 points per game.