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We are excited to see how they will compliment our already-strong returning roster. Flint on Anderson: "Peyton is an outstanding two-way player who can contribute in all aspects of the game — offensively, defensively and on special teams.
She has speed and skill, plays a physical foot game, and is very responsible in the defensive zone. Peyton creates a lot of offense with her tenacity, which makes it very difficult for opposing players defensively. Sabres program.
She does a great job getting pucks through to the net and her attention to detail in the defensive zone will make it very tough for opponents to get quality scoring opportunities.
She is highly intelligent on the ice and is outstanding defensively. Peyton goes a great job getting into shooting lanes and does not shy away from contact.
Her size and strength create a lot of space for her teammates and we expect her to chip in offensively as a result of her sound defensive-zone play. She sees the ice well and has a very high compete level. Kate has a knack for scoring in tight and her hockey IQ allows her to put herself in great scoring areas when she is off the puck.
Kate will provide great scoring depth and her responsible defensive game will allow us to trust her in many different game situations. Knoll helped the U squad earn a gold medal at the World Championship, scoring two goals in the final, as well as a silver medal at the edition of the tournament, during which she was named one of USA Hockey's "Top Three Players" of the competition.
Knoll starred in three sports at the Nichols School and also played for the Toronto Aeros program, winning provincial and league championships with the team in She plays a physical brand of hockey and never shies away from battles along the walls or in front of the net.
She is very responsible in the defensive zone and will be relied upon to play in many different game situations right away.
With two years of international experience under her belt, we expect Katy to have a significant impact on the program as soon as she steps on campus. She is great on her angles and tracks pucks very well through traffic.
Her size and athleticism make it very difficult for shooters to find the net.
Alexa will add great depth to our already-strong goaltending corps. During her time with the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite program , Philips backstopped the team to World Selects Tournament titles in , and , and national championship appearances in and She is technically sound, very active in her crease, and is very efficient with her movement.
Gwyneth has great control of her rebounds and has the ability to steal games on her own. With her efficiency and athleticism, we expect Gwyneth to challenge for playing time immediately.
She is an effortless skater and has the ability to make difficult plays at high speeds. Her skill set allows her to create space for herself, while her vision gives her the ability to generate offensive chances for her teammates.
We expect Jess to have a significant contribution both offensively and defensively right away.