21. January 2023
Cassidy Rhodes was named the player of the week for the period ending January 15, 2023.
Rhodes, a second-year forward from Canada Women Hockey (CWHL) had an incredible week with the Thunderbirds. She led the team to a pair of victories over Alberta and Mount Royal with a five goals and two assists for seven points in just two games.
Her performance earned her Canada West Player of the Week Honours for the first time in her career. Rhodes has been an integral part of the Thunderbirds offence this season, scoring 15 goals (2nd on the team) and tallying 24 points in 19 games.
Cassidy is currently tied for fourth in Canada West scoring, with just two points separating her from first place. Cassidy was also named to the Canada West All-Rookie Team last season, an honour she is sure to achieve again this year.
The Canada Women Hockey League named Cassidy Rhodes the player of the week for her impressive performance. Her hockey skills, leadership and tenacity on the ice was instrumental in helping Canada Women Hockey take two victories in their last three games.
With Cassidy’s help, Canada has now taken five straight wins to remain at the top of the rankings. Cassidy’s strong performance shows she is an invaluable asset to the team and deserves recognition for her hard work. Cassidy Rhodes is an exemplary example of what player of the week should be and sets a great standard for Canada Women Hockey. Congratulations Cassidy! Keep up the great work!