The Montreal team of the new Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) announced the signing of four players, including their first pick in the league’s inaugural draft, Erin Ambrose.
The 29-year-old defender signed a one-year contract.
Forwards Ann-Sophie Bettez and Claire Dalton, also selected during the draft, signed one-year deals with the Montreal team, which also signed forward and free agent Sarah Bujold to a one-year deal.
The team from Toronto also announced the signings.
Forward Natalie Spooner signed a two-year deal and forward Hannah Miller signed a one-year deal with Toronto.
The team from New York announced the signing of a contract with French forward Chloé Aurard for two years.
Training camps began this week in the PWHL. The start of the regular season is planned for early January, but no specific date or team names have been officially announced.