Final Three Games Against Canada Set For Feb. 7, 9 and 11

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced the 25 players who have been selected to the U.S. Women’s National Team that will face Canada in the final three games of the 2023-24 Rivalry Series in February.

Highlighting the U.S. roster is four-time Olympian and nine-time world champion Hilary Knight(Sun Valley, Idaho), along with three-time Olympian and six-time world champion Kendall Coyne Schofield (Palos Heights, Ill.), who will be making her return to the U.S. Women’s National Team following maternity leave.

Team USA is up 3-1 in the seven-game Rivalry Series. Game five will take place at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask., on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. CT, with game six at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Sask., on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. CT.

USA Hockey will host game seven at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn., on Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. CT.

All three games will be broadcast live on NHL Network.

The U.S. roster has 15 players who were a part of Team USA for either the November or December Rivalry Series games. Along with Knight, the group includes Natalie Buchbinder (Fairport, N.Y.), Alex Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.), Aerin Frankel (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.), Becca Gilmore(Wayland, Mass.), Savannah Harmon (Downers Grove, Ill.), Taylor Heise (Lake City, Minn.), Nicole Hensley (Lakewood, Colo.), Gabbie Hughes (Lino Lakes, Minn.), Megan Keller(Farmington Hills, Mich.), Abbey Levy (Congers, N.Y.), Kelly Pannek (Plymouth, Minn.), Abby Roque (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Hayley Scamurra (Getzville, N.Y.) and Grace Zumwinkle(Excelsior, Minn.).

Olympians Jesse Compher (Northbrook, Ill.) and Kali Flanagan (Hudson, N.H.) return to the national team, while Emily Brown (Blaine, Minn.), Clair DeGeorge (Anchorage, Alaska) and Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.), who represented the U.S. during the 2022-23 Rivalry Series, return as well.

Madison Bizal (Elk River, Minn.), Maggie Flaherty (Lakeville, Minn.), Brittyn Fleming (Oregon, Wis.) and Taylor Girard (Macomb, Mich.) are set to make their U.S. Women’s National Team debut during these games.

The Rivalry Series was introduced by USA Hockey and Hockey Canada in 2018-19 to provide additional visibility for women’s hockey and showcase the best players in the world.

For the full schedule of games, including ticket information, click HERE.

2023-24 Rivalry Series | February Roster









5Megan KellerD5-11 (180)5/1/96LFarmington Hills, Mich.PWHL Boston
6Kali FlanaganD5-4 (163)9/19/95RHudson, N.H.PWHL Toronto
7Maggie FlahertyD5-9 (175)6/2/00LLakeville, Minn.PWHL Minnesota
8Maureen MurphyF5-4 (163)12/15/99RBuffalo, N.Y.PWHL Montreal
9Madison BizalD5-5 (165)1/25/00LElk River, Minn.PWHL Montreal
10Becca GilmoreF5-6 (168)2/15/98RWayland, Mass.PWHL Ottawa
11Abby RoqueF5-7 (170)9/25/97RSault Ste. Marie, Mich.PWHL New York
12Kelly PannekF5-8 (173)12/29/95RPlymouth, Minn.PWHL Minnesota
13Grace ZumwinkleF5-9 (175)4/23/99RExcelsior, Minn.PWHL Minnesota
15Savannah HarmonD5-3 (160)10/27/95LDowners Grove, Ill.PWHL Ottawa
16Hayley ScamurraF5-8 (173)12/14/94LBuffalo, N.Y.PWHL Ottawa
17Taylor GirardF5-10 (178)7/17/98LMacomb, Mich.PWHL Boston
18Jesse CompherF5-8 (173)7/1/99RNorthbrook, Ill.PWHL Toronto
19Brittyn FlemingF5-8 (173)5/24/99LOregon, Wis.PWHL Minnesota
21Hilary KnightF5-11 (180)7/12/89RSun Valley, IdahoPWHL Boston
24Natalie BuchbinderD5-8 (173)1/12/99RFairport, N.Y.PWHL Minnesota
25Alex CarpenterF5-5 (165)4/13/94LNorth Reading, Mass.PWHL New York
26Kendall Coyne SchofieldF5-2 (157)5/25/92LPalos Heights, Ill.PWHL Minnesota
27Taylor HeiseF5-10 (178)3/17/00RLake City, Minn.PWHL Minnesota
29Nicole HensleyG5-6 (168)6/23/94LLakewood, Colo.PWHL Minnesota
30Abbey LevyG6-1 (185)4/2/00LCongers, N.Y.PWHL New York
31Aerin FrankelG5-5 (165)5/24/99LChappaqua, N.Y.PWHL Boston
34Emily BrownD5-7 (170)12/30/98LBlaine, Minn.PWHL Boston
36Gabbie HughesF5-9 (175)10/4/99LLino Lakes, Minn.PWHL Minnesota
38Clair DeGeorgeF5-11 (180)6/7/99LAnchorage, AlaskaPWHL Minnesota