Sydney Daniels is a Mistawasis first nation’s member that completed her four-year collegiate ice hockey career at Harvard University. Within her career, Daniels accumulated 89 points, and landed a spot at no. 15 on Harvard’s all-time scoring list with 59 career goals. Daniels obtained many accolades within her four years at Harvard, including ECAC Hockey All-Academic selection, ECAC Player of the Month, All-ECAC Hockey Second team, All-Ivy League Honorable mention, All-Ivy League second team, All-Ivy League First Team, and most importantly, was selected to captain the team her senior year.
Daniels also had the opportunity to play for 4 different USA hockey teams. In 2011, Daniels led the USA U-18 Women’s National Team to a gold medal in the IIHF World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2012, Daniels helped the U-18 Women’s National Team to a silver medal at the IIHF World Championships in Zlin, Czech Republic. More recently, Daniels has represented the U-22 Women’s National Team in 2 different 3-game series (2015, 2016) vs Canada’s National Women’s Development team.
Sydney Daniels is also the daughter of former NHL-er, Scott Daniels. Over the course of 10 years, Scott Daniels played for the Hartford Whalers, Philadelphia Flyers, and New Jersey Devils. Sydney credits most of her success to the teachings of her father.
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