It’s officially official, Ottawa is on the board with their first three signings of their inaugural PWHL season.
Canadian national team members Brianne Jenner, Emerance Maschmeyer and Emily Clark have all signed three-year contracts with Ottawa of the PWHL, the team announced Tuesday. Salary terms will not be disclosed per the PWHLPA.
Brianne Jenner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a three-time World Champion brings leadership and a versatile skill set to Canada’s capital. She was named MVP of the 2022 Winter Olympics where she recorded 9 goals and 5 assists in 14 games. The Oakville-born forward also spent time with the Calgary Inferno of the CWHL where she won two Clarkson Cup titles.
Emerance Maschmeyer joins Ottawa with an abundance of international and professional experience. During her time in the CWHL, she stopped just about everything that went her away for Les Canadiennes de Montréal. Last season while playing in the PWHPA's for Team Scotiabank, she had a 2.83 GAA and .922 SV% in 10 games played. At the World Championships she has two gold medals, four silver medals, and one bronze. She also won Olympic gold with Canada back in 2022.
Emily Clark, a speedy forward and a knack for finding the net, has made waves during her NCAA career and with her international play. She has won an Olympic gold and silver medal, as well as seven World Championship medals with two gold, four silver, and one bronze. The Wisconsin alum won a national championship back in 2019 during her senior season, where she had 28 points in 34 games for the Badgers. Last season in the PWHPA, she recorded 23 points in 20 games for Team Harvey's.