HomeNHLFormer Patty Kazmaier Award winner Giguère to join Minnesota Duluth as graduate transfer for 2021-22 season
Former Patty Kazmaier Award winner Giguère to join Minnesota Duluth as graduate transfer for 2021-22 season
May 26, 2021
After 4 profitable seasons at Clarkson, ahead Élizabeth Giguère will be a part of the Minnesota Duluth ladies’s hockey group as a graduate switch for the 2021-22 faculty 12 months.
Giguère gained the 2020 Patty Kazmaier Award because the nation’s high participant in ladies’s school hockey. A 3-time All-American choice, Giguère was the 2020 ECAC Participant of the Yr. She secured the 2018 NCAA title for the Golden Knights after scoring the game-winning purpose, and has compiled a whopping 233 factors (99 objectives, 134 assists) in 137 video games so far.
“Over the previous 4 seasons, Élizabeth has proven herself to be one of many high gamers in school hockey,” stated Bulldogs coach Maura Crowell in an announcement. “She is a confirmed winner, elite purpose scorer, and a part of a prestigious sorority in ladies’s hockey as a Patty Kazmaier Award winner. She has additionally carried out extraordinarily properly within the classroom and can be an asset to the Labovitz College as a bilingual scholar. We’re thrilled to welcome her to Bulldog Nation.”
Giguère leaves the Golden Knights as this system’s all-time main scorer. Throughout her Kazmaier-winning junior marketing campaign, the second-time First Workforce CCM/AHCA All-American led the nation with 37 objectives over 37 video games — seven extra objectives than every other participant on the Division I degree and picked up each nationwide and ECAC award accessible.
As a sophomore in 2018-19, she was a High-10 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award finalist, the USCHO.com Participant of the Yr, and earned a CCM/ACHA First-team All-American nod. Giguère led the nation in factors with 73 and was the nation’s high playmaker with 47 assists, whereas having added 26 objectives.
Throughout her freshman season, Giguère was named a Second Workforce All-American and the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Yr, practically doubling the purpose complete of all the opposite convention freshmen. She shattered the Clarkson freshman scoring mark with 71 factors on 27 objectives and was the nation’s second-leading playmaker with 44 assists.
The most important purpose of her profession got here within the remaining sport of her rookie season. Giguère was named to the 2018 Frozen 4 All-Event Workforce after she scored the deciding purpose at 7:55 of additional time within the 2-1 NCAA championship sport to push the Golden Knights over Colgate on March 18, 2018 at Ridder Enviornment in Minneapolis, Minn.