Hockey Corridor of Famer Angela James has taken around as basic supervisor of the Toronto 6 women’s pro hockey crew.
The 57-yr-old from Toronto stepped into the job two months after assuming an possession stake in the Leading Hockey Federation team along with previous NHL player Anthony Stewart and mentor Ted Nolan.
“I have experienced 35 several years of sports administration knowledge, so this was an simple in good shape for me,” James stated Tuesday in a assertion released by the 6.
James was a 6 assistant coach to Mark Joslin very last time when Toronto finished next in the six-crew league with a 16-3-1 document. The 6 shed to the eventual Isobel Cup champion Boston Pride in a playoff semifinal match.
James replaces Krysti Clark, who was Toronto’s GM for one period.
A star on the Canadian team prior to women’s hockey grew to become an Olympic activity, James was one of the initially two girls inducted into the Hockey Corridor of Fame in 2010 alongside Cammi Granato.
The PHF’s wage cap will be $750,000 US for each team in 2022-23 with a ground of $562,500.
‘I’m definitely energized about the truth that I’m a section of a new starting for specialist women’s hockey gamers getting compensated a genuinely very good agreement,” James stated.
“Not only are the PHF owners having a professional strategy to our league, the precise groups are taking a specialist solution, as perfectly as the gamers in phrases of enterprise.”
After two seasons with the Six, star ahead Mikyla Grant-Mentis signed a a person-calendar year agreement with the Buffalo Beauts final thirty day period worthy of a reported $80,000.