Toronto forward Natalie Spooner named MVP of inaugural PWHL season

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By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted June 11, 2024 5:08 pm

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Natalie Spooner has been named nan astir valuable subordinate of nan inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League season.

Spooner was presented pinch nan Billie Jean King MVP Award astatine a ceremonial Tuesday afternoon.

Spooner, who was besides named guardant of nan year, led nan convention pinch 20 goals and added 7 assists arsenic Toronto vanished nan play atop nan standings.

She sustained a knee wounded that required room successful Game 3 of Toronto’s five-game semifinal nonaccomplishment to Minnesota successful nan playoffs.

New York’s Alex Carpenter and Montreal’s Marie-Philip Poulin were nan different finalists for nan award.

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Other grant winners for nan first PWHL play see Toronto’s Troy Ryan arsenic coach of nan year, Minnesota’s Grace Zumwinkle arsenic rookie of nan year, Toronto’s

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Kristen Campbell arsenic goaltender of nan twelvemonth and Montreal’s Erin Ambrose arsenic defender of nan year.

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