PWHL Draft Makes History: Taylor Heise and Erin Ambrose Shine Bright
September 18, 2023
In the world of women's hockey, the inaugural PWHL (Professional Women's Hockey League) draft has marked a historic moment that will be remembered for years to come. The draft, which took place in Toronto at CBC headquarters on Monday, September 18th, saw remarkable talent taking center stage. Among the standout selections were Dulcedo's very own, Taylor Heise and Erin Ambrose, whose achievements on the ice have already left an indelible mark on the sport.
Taylor Heise: A Force to Be Reckoned With
Taylor Heise, hailing from Minnesota, emerged as the first overall pick in the PWHL draft. This selection was a testament to her exceptional skills, dedication, and passion for the game. Heise's journey to this pivotal moment has been nothing short of remarkable. Taylor's name was announced by sports icon and trailblazer, Billie Jean King.
What makes Taylor Heise's selection even more impressive is her recent triumph on the international stage. In 2023, Heise was a key player on Team USA's roster, contributing significantly to their gold medal victory at the World Championships. Her outstanding performance during this tournament further solidified her status as a rising star in women's hockey. A Golden Gophers alumni, Taylor will be staying in her home state to play in the PWHL with Team Minnesota.
Erin Ambrose: A Gold Medalist Joins the Ranks
Erin Ambrose, on the other hand, is no stranger to the spotlight. The Montreal-bound player, selected sixth overall, brings a wealth of experience to the PWHL. One of the highlights of her illustrious career was her gold medal win with Team Canada at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Ambrose's impressive defensive skills and leadership on the ice have made her a true icon in the sport.
A Proud Moment for Dulcedo
At Dulcedo, we take immense pride in representing these two remarkable athletes. Taylor Heise and Erin Ambrose embody the values of determination, hard work, and sportsmanship that are synonymous with the game of hockey. Their achievements not only inspire the next generation of female athletes but also reinforce the growing prominence of women's hockey on the global stage.
The inaugural PWHL (Professional Women's Hockey League) draft will undoubtedly go down in history as a watershed moment for women's hockey. Taylor Heise and Erin Ambrose, with their exceptional talents and accolades, have elevated the excitement and anticipation surrounding the league. As they embark on this new chapter in their careers, we can't help but be excited about the future of women's hockey and the incredible moments that lie ahead. Taylor Heise's gold medal at the 2023 World Championships and Erin Ambrose's Olympic triumph in Beijing are just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting journey for these two hockey phenoms.