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Beauts’ Sarah Edney Talks Defense for Youngsters

The Buffalo Beauts Sarah Edney was one of the best defenders in the NWHL during the 2017-18 NWHL season (Photo Credit: Michael Hetzel)
The Buffalo Beauts Sarah Edney was one of the best defenders in the NWHL during the 2017-18 NWHL season (Photo Credit: Michael Hetzel)

The following article appeared on www.thehockeywriters.com on Thursday, March 29, 2018 featuring former Harvard standout and current member of the the Buffalo Beauts, Sarah Edney.

By Nathaniel Oliver

The NWHL season may have just wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean that the league’s players aren’t still helping to “grow the game”. That particular phrase has become a mantra – even a beacon of sorts – as NWHL players generously offer their time and their hearts in order to develop both interest level and skill sets for younger generations. In essence, “grow the game” is a cornerstone to the foundation of the NWHL.

The players put themselves out into the hockey community in a wide variety of ways. Furthermore, they are eager to impart their knowledge to a younger generation. This is how the journey of women’s hockey continues to grow and how it is blossoming today.

THW had the opportunity to catch up with Buffalo Beauts All-Star defender Sarah Edney. She was kind enough to answer some questions on what young defenders – preteens and teenagers especially – can do to develop further in the defense position. Edney is one of the best defenders in women’s hockey, and the insight that she offered would prove beneficial to both young readers and parents alike.

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