The Top Five Scorers of the 2009-10 CWHL Season
The Canadian Women's Hockey League is the top woman's professional ice hockey league in the world. The league was founded in 2007 and last season, six teams including: the Brampton Thunder, Burlington Barracudas, Missisauga Chiefs, Montreal Stars, Ottawa Senators, and Vaughan Flames, competed.
With approximately 20 players per team, plus associate players, this league is comprises the top 120 women's ice hockey players in the world.
In the 30 game season last year, the top regular season club was the Montreal Stars. Their perfect home record consisting of 10 wins helped lead them to an overall record of 23 wins, 5 losses and 2 overtime losses.
Although the Brampton Thunder finished fourth place in the regular season, they represented the CWHL in the Clarkson Cup Final.
The Clarkson Cup Final is decided amongst the top two teams from the CWHL and the WWHL (Western Women's Hockey League). The Clarkson Cup was named for former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, whom still remains an avid supporter of Women's Hockey.
Here are the top five players from the CWHL's 2009-2010 season.
The 5'9" 25-year-old forward from Montreal, Quebec wore number 96 for the Montreal Stars this past season.
She scored 15 goals and 39 points with 36 penalty minutes. With these numbers, she led the league in points and assists.
She is only the fifth player in the CWHL to break the 100 point barrier on their career. This was the third season that Sabrina helped the Montreal Stars franchise finish first overall in the CWHL.
The 5'6" 26-year-old forward from St-Hyacinthe, Quebec wore number 10 for the Montreal Stars this past season.
She scored 24 goals an 20 points with 18 penalty minutes. With these numbers she led the league in goals.
She was also a member of the Canadian Sotball team that went to Rio de Janeiro in 2007 and Bejing in 2008.
The 5'4" 28-year-old forward from Kirkland Lake, Ontario wore number 19 for the Burlington Barracudas this past season.
She scored 18 goals an 26 points with 28 penalty minutes. Her totals led the Burlington franchise to a third place finish this past season.
The 5'7" 25-year-old defender from Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec wore number 73 for the Montreal Stars this past season.
She scored 9 goals an 29 points with 26 penalty minutes. Her totals placed her as the top offensive blueliner in the CWHL this past season.
The 5'9" 27-year-old forward from Burlington, Ontario wore number 27 for the Burlington Barracudas this past season.
She scored 16 goals an 21 points with 26 penalty minutes.
She is a Hockey Canada Skills Academy Certified instructor and is the Head Instructor and Founder of Harrigan Hockey.