Montreal Stars

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Montreal Stars
(Stars de Montréal)
Founded 2007
Home arena Centre Étienne Desmarteau
City Montreal, Quebec
Colours red, white, blue
                 
Owner(s) Canada Players Cooperative
General manager Canada Meg Hewings
Head coach Canada Patrick Rankine
Captain Lisa-Marie Breton
Montreal Stars, a Champions'great team

The Montreal Stars (French: Stars de Montréal) are a women's ice hockey team in the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL). They have won the League championship four times and the Clarkson Cup (the highest honour in North American women's hockey) two times, more than any other women's team.

History[change | change source]

The Montreal Stars were formed in 2007. The team was formed from players from the Montreal Axion a team that played in the National Women's Hockey League before its demise. Through the team's young history they have seen success in every season.

The Montreal Stars have a total of four regular season championships and two Clarkson cups in four seasons.

Year Reg. Season Playoffs
2007-08 1st Overall Lost in Second round
2008-09 1st Overall Won the CWHL Championship and the Clarkson Cup
2009-10 1st Overall Won the CWHL Championship but lost in first round of the Clarkson Cup
2010-11 1st Overall Won the CWHL Championship and the Clarkson Cup
2011-12

Current roster 2011-12[change | change source]

Goaltenders
Number Player Former Team Hometown
35 Jenny Lavigne Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey Lac-au-Saumon, Quebec
79 Audrey Doyon-Lessard Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey Charny, Quebec
27 Catherine Herron Montreal Carabins women's ice hockey Chambly, Quebec
Defense
Number Player Former Team Hometown
44 Nathalie Dery UQTR Patriotes Cap-Santé]], Quebec
24 Stéphanie Denino Princeton Tigers women's ice hockey Saint-Laurent, Quebec
18 Catherine Ward Canada women's national ice hockey team Montreal, Quebec
16 Carly Dupont-Hill McGill Martlets ice hockey Pointe-Claire, Quebec
8 Bianca Della Porta Lake Saint-Louis Selects Dorval, Quebec
Forwards
Number Player Former Team Hometown
96 Sabrina Harbec St. Lawrence Skating Saints women's ice hockey Saint-Hubert, Quebec
87 Meghan Agosta Canada women's national ice hockey team Ruthven, Ontario
86 Dominique Thibault Clarkson Golden Knights women's ice hockey L'Original, Ontario
47 Emmanuelle Blais Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey Montreal, Quebec
40 Sarah Vaillancourt Canada women's national ice hockey team Sherbrooke, Quebec
26 Lisa-Marie Breton Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey Saint-Zacharie, Quebec
25 Vanessa Davidson McGill Martlets ice hockey Kirkland, Quebec
21 Julie Chu United States women's national ice hockey team Fairfield, Connecticut
19 Alyssa Cecere McGill Martlets ice hockey Sainte-Julie, Quebec
13 Caroline Ouellette Canada women's national ice hockey team Montreal, Quebec
12 Rebecca Martindale McGill Martlets ice hockey Kingston, Ontario
11 Kelly Sudia Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey Pointe Claire, Quebec
10 Noémie Marin Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey Acton Vale, Quebec

Coaching staff 2011-12[change | change source]

The Stars gathering around the bench discussing strategy
  • General Manager: Meg Hewings
  • Head Coach:Patrick Rankine
  • Assistant Coach: Philippe Trahan
  • Head Athletic Therapist: Robin Hunter
  • Outreach & Promotion relations: Fiona Robinson
  • Media Relations: Hélène Lapointe
  • Social Media: Sandra Bagaria

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