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Toronto Six Re-Sign Forward Brooke Boquist

TORONTO — Providing the team with added offensive power, the Toronto Six have re-signed forward Brooke Boquist to a one-year Premier Hockey Federation contract for the 2022-23 season with a salary valued at $35,200 in U.S. dollars. “It is evident that the league is progressing in a positive direction, and I want to continue to be part of the growth of the game,” said Boquist.

“Being part of the Toronto Six since it's inaugural season, I have seen the league develop and attract the interest of a lot of players.”
- Brooke Boquist, Toronto 6ix Forward

Contributing her offensive prowess to an already front-loaded team, Boquist finished Season 7 putting up strong numbers, registering 13 points on five goals and eight assists. She finished as the team’s fourth-highest goal scorer and ranked sixth in points, while alternating time skating on the team’s top two lines. Over two PHF seasons, Boquist has tallied 18 points, including seven goals and 11 assists, and has helped the team reach two straight Isobel Cup semifinals.

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Boquist becomes the team’s nineteenth signing, joining returnees Shiann Darkangelo, Emma Woods, and Michela Cava up front, defenders Taylor Davison, Taylor Woods, Saroya Tinker, and Lindsay Eastwood on defence, and goaltender Elaine Chuli between-the-pipes. Free agents Alexis Woloschuk, Nadine Edney, Courtney Gardiner, Kati Tabin, Emma Greco, Carly Jackson, Brittany Howard, and Lexi Templeman have also entered the fold for 2022-23. The 26-year-old is one of 12 players to compete with the Six during both of the team's first two seasons, joining Darkangelo, Chuli, Eastwood, Wilson-Bennett and both Woods’ as players in

that department signed for a third straight campaign.

“Brooke Boquist is going into her third year as a T6 player and brings experience, speed and leadership to the already stellar forward lineup,” said Angela James, General Manager of the Toronto Six. “As the old saying goes, you’re only as good as the people you play with, which will apply to her, and I see Brooke as having a huge stellar year for us. Welcome back, Brooke!”

A key cog to the T6 forward core right from the get-go, Boquist embarked on a professional hockey career after four NCAA years at Providence College. Skating with the Friars women’s hockey team in Division I competition, the native of Thunder Bay, ON finished her 2014-15 season leading all program freshman with 10 points on five goals and five assists. As a sophomore, she led the team with 12 goals and finished the campaign as the program’s third leading scorer with 22 points. As Boquist continued to excel offensively, she earned honours

three times as a Hockey East Top Performer. In her junior year, she was appointed as an alternate captain and led the team with 18 goals, finishing as the program’s second-highest scorer with a career-high 32 points in 36 games. The left-handed shooter capped off her collegiate tenure atop various team categories, recording 27 points on 14 goals and 13 assists across 37 contests. Boquist’s 14 goals saw her finish second on the team, while her 13 assists tied for second with Boston’s Christina Putigna. She was named a four-time Hockey East Top Performer her senior year. A prominent component up front in each of her four seasons, the Business Management graduate compiled 91 points in 139 games, registering 49 goals while adding 42 assists.

Boquist also adds past experience from Sweden’s SDHL, where she spent two seasons from 2018-20, amassing 49 points on 25 goals and 24 assists. During that time, she played with fellow T6 forwards Michela Cava, Emma Woods, and Breanne Wilson-Bennett.

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Excited to return for her third go-around with the T6, Boquist is looking forward to acquainting herself with her new teammates and getting back to a high level of competition. Remarked Boquist: “To get back on the ice and meet the new players that are going to be joining the team!”


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