LES CANADIENNES ANNOUNCE RETURN OF OLYMPIAN LAURIANE ROUGEAU TO LINEUP

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Montreal, QC (Mar. 10, 2018) –– Les Canadiennes announced today that Lauriane Rougeau will re-join the lineup for this weekend, in advance of the team’s playoff push. Rougeau was listed on the club’s playoff roster submitted in February, but announced her official return to play after practicing with the club on Thursday.

“I’m excited to be back on the ice with Les Canadiennes. After a few weeks off, I was already missing hockey,” said Rougeau.

The defensive stalwart returns to the Montreal lineup after winning a silver medal with Team Canada at the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, and proving to be a key defender on the blue-line for Canada.

Rougeau will join the lineup for the team’s eighth edition of “Pink in the Rink”. Les Canadiennes de Montréal (26 GP: 20-5-1) will don their special pink jerseys to support women in their fight against breast cancer when they host the Calgary Inferno (26 GP: 17-5-1-3) today, Mar. 10, 5:30 p.m. at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard (and live streamed online at TheCWHL.com.)

For tickets to Saturday, March 10, “Pink in the Rink”, click here.

For tickets to Sunday, March 11, broadcast on Sportsnet, click here.

About the CWHL

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally run women’s hockey league in the world. A not-for-profit organization, the league is dedicated to raising the profile of women’s hockey, while providing a place for the best female hockey players in North America to train and compete. Affordably priced, all CWHL games showcase speed, finesse and skill. Since its inception in 2007, the CWHL has supported all teams in their season of home/away games, as well as charity and exhibition games in the community. Each season has culminated in an exciting playoff tournament where the top teams play-off for the Clarkson Cup, the equivalent of the Stanley Cup in women’s hockey.

 

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