Montréal PWHPA hub to be named Team Bauer

The last of the PWHPA’s regional training hubs has a name!

The PWHPA announced this afternoon the naming rights to Montréal, its final region, belong to Bauer, which has long been the outfitter of the PWHPA, and works together with adidas, the sponsor of the Minnesota hub, to supply gear for the organization and its players.

Team Bauer joins Team WSF (New Hampshire), Team adidas (Minnesota), Team Scotiabank (Calgary), and Team Sonnet (Toronto) as one of five regional training hubs in the PWHPA that will serve as their respective rosters’ home base for the duration of the 2020-21 season.

Minnesota, New Hampshire PWHPA hubs announce team names
Calgary PWHPA hub to be called Team Scotiabank
Toronto PWHPA hub to be named Team Sonnet

Along with the announcement of the hub’s name, the PWHPA released photos of the team’s jerseys. The uniforms will have a navy blue base, with sky blue stripes on the sleeves and navy numbers. The hemline of the jersey reads “BAUER.”

An alternate jersey is available for purchase on The alternate is white with navy and sky blue stripes on the sleeves and navy numbers outlined in sky blue. The hemline on both the front and back of the jersey is adorned with the “BAUER” moniker.

Team Bauer is home to a number of former Les Canadiennes and Team Canada superstars, including Marie-Philip Poulin and Mélodie Daoust, along with a slate of NCAA and U SPORTS standouts like Kristin O’Neill, Jaime Bourbonnais, Alexandra Labelle, and Catherine Dubois.