The National Women’s Hockey League is holding its draft Tuesday and Wednesday simply days after revealing the addition of a growth team in Toronto.
Previously Tuesday, the Toronto NWHL franchise finished a trade with the Boston Pride, sending out the first overall choice and a 2020 5th-round choice to Boston for the Pride’s first-round chooses in 2020 and 2021 and a 2021 second-round choice.
With that first overall choice, the Pride picked Boston University forward SammyDavis She completed her Terriers profession with 142 points in 147 games and was a three-time teamcaptain
Davis ended up being the 3rd Boston University professional athlete to be picked No. 1 overall in a North American expert sports league, signing up with Kayla Tutino, who went first overall in the 2016 CWHL Draft, and Rick DiPietro, who was picked No. 1 overall in the 2000 NHL Draft by the New York City Islanders.
The league is having broadcasters, professional athletes and executives reveal each choice onTwitter The list consists of WNBA players Natalie Achonwa, Rachel Banham and Jasmine Thomas and broadcasters Kenny Albert and John Buccigross.
The results from the 2020 NWHLDraft Rounds 1 and 2 are happening Tuesday; Rounds 3-5 are set for Wednesday:
NWHL Draft results 2020
Round 1 choices
|1||Boston Pride (from Toronto NWHL)||Sammy Davis||F||Boston University|
|2||Connecticut Whale||Kayla Friesen||F||Clarkson|
|3||Buffalo Beauts||Carly Jackson||G||Maine|
|4||Metropolitan Riveters||Saroya Tinker||D||Yale|
|5||Minnesota Whitecaps||Alex Woken||F||Minnesota|
|6||Toronto NWHL (from Pride)||Jaycee Gebhard||F||Robert Morris|