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5 ft 5 in (165 cm)

Sarah Potomak

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140 lb (64 kg; 10 st 0 lb)

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Sarah Potomak (born December 19, 1997) is a Canadian ice hockey player that competed with the Under 18 Canadian national women's hockey team. She made her debut with the Canada women's national ice hockey team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup, being held from November 4–8 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Along with her sister Amy Potomak, they are the first sister duo named to the roster of Canada's national women's ice hockey team. The two played together in a two-game series against the United States national women's ice hockey team in December 2016.


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Playing career

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Along with fellow British Columbia resident Micah Hart, Potomak was invited to participate in the IIHF’s 2013 Women’s High Performance Camp in Sheffield, England. Potomak and Hart were also members of Team BC that competed at the 2012 and 2013 Canadian Women’s U18 National Hockey Championships.

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She was a member of Team BC’s women’s ice hockey team, playing alongside her sister Amy Potomak, at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Team BC would finish the event in sixth place.


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Potomak made her debut for the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a September 25, 2015 exhibition match against the Minnesota Whitecaps logging two assists on goals scored by Hannah Brandt as the squad prevailed by a 5-4 tally.

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Her regular season debut took place on October 1, 2015 in a 2-0 win against Penn State. Potomak scored an empty net goal, for the first goal of her NCAA career. In a two-game sweep of St. Cloud State on October 9–10, 2015, Potomak accumulated two goals and four assists. In the second game against St. Cloud, she logged the first multi-goal game of her NCAA career.

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An 11-1 win against the MSU-Mankato Mavericks in November 2015 saw Potomak tie the program record for most points in one game. She would register a seven point output consisting two goals and five assists. Potomak was featured in Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd segment for the week of December 14, 2015.


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Awards and honors

  • Top Forward, 2012 Canadian U18 Nationals
  • Hockey Canada

  • Leading scorer, 2014 IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
  • IIHF Directorate Award, Top Forward, 2015 IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
  • Most Valuable Player, 2015 IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
  • Media All-Star Team, 2015 IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
  • NCAA

  • 2015-16 WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of October 13, 2015)
  • WCHA Player of the Week (Recognized for games of October 14–15, 2016)
  • WCHA Player of the Month (October 2016)
  • 2016 Women's Hockey Commissioners Association National Rookie of the Year Award
  • 2016 WCHA Rookie of the Year honors
  • Most Outstanding Player Award, 2016 NCAA National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Tournament
  • Personal

    Her brother, Brandon Potomak is a member of the Moose Jaw Warriors. He captured a gold medal in ice hockey at the 2011 Canada Winter Games. Younger sister Amy has committed to attend the University of Minnesota for the 2017-18 season.


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