Sena Suzuki (鈴木 世奈, Suzuki Sena, born 4 August 1991) is a Japanese ice hockey player for Göteborg HC of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL) and the Japanese national team. She has previous played for the Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) and the Seibu Princess Rabbits of the Women's Japan Ice Hockey League (WJIHL).

Sena Suzuki
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Born (1991-08-04) 4 August 1991 (age 31)
Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb; 9 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SDHL team Göteborg HC
Played for AIK IF
Toronto Furies
Seibu Princess Rabbits
National team  Japan
Playing career 2008–present

Playing careerEdit

CWHLEdit

In 2015, Suzuki was drafted in the 8th Round of the 2015 CWHL Draft by the Toronto Furies. She scored her 1st goal with the Furies on 6 December 2015, against the Calgary Inferno.[1] The goal ended up being the game winner for Toronto. The historic goal for Suzuki came two days after she was named to play in the 2nd Canadian Women's Hockey League All-Star Game.[2] Suzuki made history as the first international player (born outside of Canada and United States) to participate in the CWHL All-Star Game.

InternationalEdit

Suzuki competed at both the 2014 and the 2018 Winter Olympics.[3] She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.[4]

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015-16 Toronto Furies CWHL 22 1 5 6 8 2 0 0 0 0
2016-17 Toronto Furies CWHL 6 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
2017-18 Toronto Furies CWHL - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 Toronto Furies CWHL 28 0 1 1 6 3 0 0 0 0
2019-20 AIK IF SDHL 36 0 4 4 18 2 0 0 0 2
CWHL totals 56 1 6 7 16 5 0 0 0 2
SDHL totals 36 0 4 4 18 2 0 0 0 2


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SPORTSNET WEEKEND WRAP-UP: DEC. 5 & 6". thecwhl.com. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  2. ^ @CWHLToronto (15 December 2015). "Last Sunday, Sena Suzuki scored her 1st pro goal w/ Furies. Jan. 23rd, she will be 1st Japanese player in @TheCWHL All Star Game. Vote Sena!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Sena Suzuki". Pyeongchang 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  4. ^ 2015 IIHF World Championship roster Archived 3 January 2018 at the Wayback Machine

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