Toronto Six sign top CHA defender Lindsay Eastwood

Toronto’s NWHL franchise added a prominent player today in signing former Syracuse Orange captain Linsday Eastwood:

NEWS: We’ve signed the 2019-20 @CHAWomensHockey best defender award winner and @CuseIce captain @LindsayEastw00d
— Toronto Six (@TheTorontoSix) June 11, 2020

As noted in the tweet from the team’s Twitter account, College Hockey America (a D-1 NCAA division for women’s hockey only) named Eastwood the nation’s top defender in the division. A native of Kanata, ON, the college senior racked up 28 points in 36 games from the blueline in her second season as the Orange’s captain. This production earned her 16th in the NCAA D-1, and led her somewhat mediocre team in scoring (tied with sophomore forward Abby Moloughney). Last year, Eastwood took Syracuse to its first CHA Tournament title in the program’s history.

Welcome “home” @LindsayEastw00d
— Toronto Six (@TheTorontoSix) June 11, 2020

All quotes below are taken from the team’s article on its website.
“Lindsay leaves Syracuse as one of its all-time most accomplished players,” said Syracuse head coach …

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Author: Ryan Hobart / The Leafs Nation

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