She may be small, but coaches say Taylor plays like she’s 6-foot-10. A tough and fast-skating left winger, Taylor started skating at three-years-old and began playing hockey four years later. Her grandfather, 10-year NHL veteran John Wensink, has had quite the impact on Taylor’s young career.

“My grandpa reminds me to work hard,” she said. “I look up to him because he was a good teammate and he never gave up.”