Jillian T. Dempsey (born January 19, 1991) is an American ice hockey player who currently plays for the Boston Pride in the National Women's Hockey League.

Jillian Dempsey
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Dempsey playing for the Boston Pride in 2017.
Born (1991-01-19) January 19, 1991 (age 29)
Winthrop, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NWHL team
Former teams
Boston Pride
National team  United States
Playing career 2011–present

BiographyEdit

Dempsey has represented the United States women's national ice hockey team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup. She played for the Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey team from 2009 to 2013. She is a graduate of the Rivers School and Harvard College, where she majored in Classics. During her time at Harvard, she lived in Canaday Hall in her freshman year, and later in Pforzheimer House.

In August 2013, she was selected as the 10th overall pick by the Boston Blades in the 2013 CWHL Draft. She would be awarded the CWHL's Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 after leading all American-born players in league s coring. The following season, she was a member of the Blades roster that won the 2015 Clarkson Cup.

Dempsey participated in the 3rd NWHL All-Star Game.[1]

Career statsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Boston Blades CWHL 24 14 14 28 10 4 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Boston Blades CWHL 22 9 10 19 17 2 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Boston Pride NWHL 18 7 7 14 10 4 2 3 5 4
Source[2]

HonorsEdit

  • Boston Bruins John Carlton Award (2009)[3]
  • Harvard Athlete of the Week (Week of February 6, 2012)[4]
  • 4x ECAC Player of the Week (Weeks of December 12, 2011, February 6 and 28, 2012, January 7, 2013)[5]
  • ECAC Rookie of the Week (Week of November 16, 2010)
  • 2010 ECAC All-Rookie Team[6]
  • 2010-11 All-ECAC
  • 2010 Second Team All-Ivy[7]
  • 2013-14 CWHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2013-14 CWHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2013-14 Leading scorer among CWHL rookies

PersonalEdit

In 2016 Dempsey became a fifth grade teacher in her home town of Winthrop, Massachusetts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Media Guide for the 2018 NWHL All-Star Game". NWHL.zone. Archived from the original on 15 February 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Eliteprospects.com - Jillian Dempsey". EliteProspects.
  3. ^ http://bruins.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=449590
  4. ^ http://www.gocrimson.com/aotw/2011-12/20120206_dempsey_j
  5. ^ http://ecachockey.com/women/2011-12/Weekly_Awards/W_Weekly_Awards_121311.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/2009-10/Weekly_Awards/20102402_W_All_League_All_Rookie
  7. ^ "Freshman Katie Jamieson Receives All-Ivy Accolades". February 25, 2010. Archived from the original on 23 January 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2010.

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