EWSHL Announces Initial Forward Roster

EWSHL Announces Initial Forward Roster
June 17, 2020

The EWSHL has announced it’s goaltenders and defensemen over the last two days. On Wednesday, the league announced four new defenders (Maddie Truax, Paige Capistran, Maddie Crowley-Cahill and Madison Cardaci) and one new goaltender (Jetta Rackleff). Now, the league is happy to announce the initial list of forwards who will participate in week 1 of the EWSHL.

Paige Voight: Voight suited up for the PWHPA last season after a successful college career at Merrimack College. A native of Minnesota, Voight scored a career-high 15 goals with the Warriors in her sophomore season of 2016-17. She also represented the United States at the Under-18 World Championship, where she won Gold in 2015.

Kelly Browne: A standout from Boston College, Browne is entering her junior season with the Eagles this fall. She scored 36 points (13 g, 23 a) in 36 games a season ago, and will be part of BC’s leadership group next season. She also represented the United States at the U18 World Championship in 2018. She also won a Gold medal at the event.

Megan Myers: Myers is a veteran of women’s professional hockey. She played college hockey at Utica College, graduating in 2014. She joined the CWHL in the fall of 2014, playing with the Boston/Worcester Blades for five seasons. In 2019-20, Myers joined the PWHPA, and is expected to play in the organization again next season.

Savannah Norcross: Norcross just completed her sophomore season with the Boston College Eagles, scoring 17 points (11 g, 6 a) in 36 games. Prior to heading to college, the native of Lynn, Massachusetts played for New Hampton School.

Danielle Doherty: Doherty played college hockey for the Boston College Eagles, playing parts of three seasons. Doherty finished her career with seven points (3 g, 4 a) in 39 games during the 2014-15 season.

Erica D’Errico: D’Errico, a New Hampshire native, is no stranger to Cyclones Arena. She played her junior hockey with the Cyclones 19U program, scoring a career-high 61 points (26 g, 35 a) in 27 games in 2014-15. She played college hockey at the University of Connecticut.

Meghan Turner: A member of the PWHPA, Turner also played college hockey and a season in the CWHL. She played four seasons at Quinnipiac University, scoring a career-high 22 points (12 g, 10 a) as a senior. She played 21 games for the Worcester Blades in 2018-19 before joining the New England region of the PWHPA last fall.

Alex Carpenter: Carpenter will not play Week 1, but will join the EWSHL next Thursday night. Carpenter is a decorated player who has won two Silver medals at the Olympics for Team USA, five World Championships, one U18 Gold and Silver medal, and a Russian League Championship. Carpenter played last season in China for the KRS Vanke Rays of the Russian league. It was her third season in China. She played for the Vanke Rays of the CWHL in 2018-19, and Kunlun Red Star of the CWHL in 2017-18. In college, Carpenter starred for Boston College, scoring 88 points (43 g, 45 a) in 41 games as a senior.

Emily Field: Field played her college hockey at Boston College, graduating following the 2014-15 season. Field then turned pro, joining the NWHL’s Boston Pride for the 2015-16 season. There, Field played four seasons, scoring a career-high 12 points (5 g, 7 a) in 16 games during the 2017-18 season. She also won the Isobel Cup in 2016 with the Pride.

She represented the United States at the 2011 U18 World Championship. She won Gold at the event.

Sammy Davis: A star at Boston University, Davis was the first overall pick in the 2020 NWHL Entry Draft earlier this spring. She’ll begin her professional career with the Boston Pride this coming fall. Davis had a terrific senior season, scoring 41 points (17 g, 24 a) in 36 games. She won a Gold medal at the 2015 U18 World Championships with Team USA.

Erin Kickham: Kickham was a member of the PWHPA in 2019-20. Prior to that, she played four seasons in the CWHL with the Boston/Worcester Blades. She played her college hockey at Boston College. Kickham is a native of Needham, Massachusetts.

Olivia Finocchiaro: A native of Saugus, Massachusetts, Finocchiaro played for the Boston College Eagles last season. She scored 17 points (4 g, 13 a) in 36 games during her sophomore season. She’ll rejoin the Eagles for the 2020-21 season as a junior.

Abby Volo: Volo, a native of Sudbury, Massachusetts, just completed her freshman season with the Boston College Eagles. Prior to joining BC, she suited up for Phillips Academy in Andover.

Courtney Turner: Turner played the 2019-20 season in the PWHPA, training in the New England region. Prior to that, she played two seasons in the CWHL with the Boston/Worcester Blades. She played her college hockey at Union College, where she graduated in 2016.

Sarah Sinning: A native of Southold, New York, Sinning played four seasons of college hockey at Manhattanville College. She scored a career-high 25 points (10 g, 15 a) in 27 games as a senior.