(TORONTO, ON) – One of 113 new players selected to play in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, Windsor Lancer graduate defenseman Natalie Barrette was selected in the 3rd round, 18th overall, by Les Canadiennes de Montreal in the 2017 CWHL Draft.
The 5′ 5″ Belle River native logged 26 games on the D-Line for the Lancers in her senior season, scoring twice and posting 12 helpers. Barrette had 3 multiple point games for Windsor while sitting out just 4 minutes in the sin bin.
Barrette is also a product of the Southwest Wildcats where she was team mates with Erinn Noseworthy. The pair also played together on the Lancers last year as Noseworthy put up 19 points including 4 power play goals and 2 game winning goals.
The left winger from Appin, ON, was also drafted by Les Habitants yesterday, in the 4th round, 25th overall.
Montreal finished in 2nd place during the 2016-17 season, 4 points behind 1st place Calgary and 10 points ahead of Brampton. They reversed the tables on Calgary by topping the Inferno 3-1 for the Clarkson Cup.