The Toronto Six are adding some Toronto-based depth to the organization, adding two forwards and one defender to the roster in preparation for the 2021 NWHL Bubble Season, which will begin on January 23rd and finish on February 5th. The new faces are forwards 24-year-old Taytum Clairmont and 33-year-old Julie Allen, and defender 24-year-old Megan Quinn.
Two of these players, Quinn and Allen, played for the former professional women’s hockey team in the CWHL, the Toronto Furies. Allen
Julie Allen is a veteran and actually played for the Furies for the last 5 years of that franchise’s existence, which was created in 2010 and was folded when the league folded in 2019. Her leadership skills are more prominent than her prowess as a scorer, relative to her teammates, but that experience and wisdom will be invaluable for what is otherwise a pretty young team. They’re also a fresh team, that isn’t going to be super familiar with each other, so the guidance of Allen and other veterans on the team like Emily Fluke.
Taytum Clairmont, the other forward signed, will be making her professional hockey debut with Toronto, having played previously for the University of Waterloo Warriors for 2 seasons, and …
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