Sarah Nurse
Born January 4 1995 (1995-01-04) (age 25),
Burlington, ON, CAN
5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)
146 lb (66 kg; 10 st 6 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
NCAA team
Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres
Wisconsin Badgers
Ntl. team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Playing career 2009–present
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Canada.svg Canada
IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
Gold 2013 Finland Team
Nations Cup
Gold 2015 Germany 2015 Tournament

Sarah Nurse (born January 4, 1995) is a women's ice hockey player that has attended the training camp for the Canadian National Women's Under 18 team.

Playing careerEdit

With the Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres of the PWHL, she broke the league record shared by Kelly Sabatine and Thea Imbrogno for most goals in a season. Breaking the mark in the 2012-13 season, Nurse scored 35 goals, highlighted by a hat trick in the final game of the season.[1]

Hockey CanadaEdit

During July 2011, Nurse participated at the 2011 IIHF High Performance Women’s Camp in Bratislava, Slovakia. She attended the Canadian Under-18 selection camp in August 2011. She played Team Ontario Red and won a gold medal at the 2011 National Women’s Under-18 Championship. In May 2012, she was part of Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp.

She was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team that won a gold medal at the 2015 Nations Cup (formerly known as the Meco Cup).[2] In a 4-1 win over Finland on January 3, 2015, she contributed two assists.[3]


Nurse won a silver medal with Stoney Creek at the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA) provincials. She also won a bronze medal in high school at the 2010 OFSSAA championships, and a silver at OFSSAA 2011. In 2010, she played with Team Heaney and reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 Ontario Winter Games.

During the 2010-11 PWHL season, she led the Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres in scoring. She was named to the OWHA All-Star Team for a game vs. Team Ontario Under-18. For the 2011-12 PWHL season, she was named an alternate captain with Stoney Creek. She helped the club win a bronze medal at the PWHL championships. She ranked second on the club in Stoney Creek scoring.

Wisconsin BadgersEdit

In the championship game of the 2015 WCHA Final Faceoff, Nurse scored twice, including the game-winning goal against Bemidji State.

Career statsEdit

Hockey CanadaEdit

Year Event GP G A PTS PIM
2011 National Under-18 5 1 1 2 0


2009-10 4 1 014
2010-11 3618 133112
2011-12 3121 163721


Her uncle, Donovan McNabb played pro football in the NFL as a quarterback. Her cousin, Darnell Nurse, won a gold medal with Canada at the 2012 IIHF Men’s Under-18 hockey championship.


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