Watchorn Renews Contract with Boston

Boston Blades Captain Tara Watchorn has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Blades. She will enter her third season with the team.

???I?۪m so excited to be joining the Boston Blades for another season,?۝ Watchorn said. ???There are no stats or numbers that could even come close to explaining how special of a team we had last year and the amazing group of people who changed my life forever.?۝

Watchorn, a blue-liner from Newcastle, Ontario, is a 2012 Boston University graduate. She notched two goals and four assists for the Blades last season.

???I am more than happy to be a part of this special program moving forward and I can?۪t wait to see what the 2016-2017 season has in store for us,?۝ she said.

Watchorn was part of the Blades 2015 Clarkson Cup Championship team, having registered six goals and 14 assists during the 2014-15 regular season, and two assists during the Clarkson Cup Championship series.

???We are thrilled that Tara has renewed her contract with the Blades,?۝ said General Manager Krista Patronick. ???She provided leadership and experience for a team that saw large roster turnover last season. Her dedication to this team is unmatched and I look forward to seeing where next season will take us under her continued leadership.?۝