Jillian Saulnier is playing in her second season with the Calgary Inferno. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jill graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, and played her post-secondary career with the Cornell Big Red. In 2014, Jill was invited to compete in the 4 Nations Cup where she helped Team Canada win gold. Jill has 18 points in 18 games with the Inferno so far this season.
Favourite NHL team: Montréal Canadiens
Favourite pre-game meal: Chicken and pasta
Favourite place outside of the rink: By the water at the cottage in Nova Scotia
Best friend in hockey: Rebecca Johnston
Best moment as a player: Putting the Team Canada jersey on for the first time
Best moment as a fan: Watching the girls win gold in 2014
Best piece of advice you’ve been given: Dream big!
Who’d be on the stereo in the locker room if you had a choice? Jess Campbell
Who’s your idol (sporting or otherwise)? Clara Hughes
Who would be at your dream dinner party (yourself and four others)? Ellen, Beyoncé, Emma Stone and Amy Schumer