Her resume includes being last cut from Canada’s 1999 U22 National Team, winning two CIAU national hockey championships with the University of Alberta and — get this — capturing a CIAU national soccer championship with the University of Calgary as the team’s striker.
Now that the Nova Scotia native is with the Ottawa Senators, Rittmaster is known for her quick feet and overall athleticism, thanks in part to years of elite soccer. The Sens played their season opener last night against the Vaughan Flames at the Bell Sensplex in Ottawa, Ontario.
Find last night’s game results and the full story on Rittmaster on the CWHL website.
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