The Quebec-based PWHL team has four players in its team including three forwards and a goaltender.
Marie-Philip Poulin, Ann-Renee Desbiens, and Laura Stacey were signed during the league's free agency period on September 5, 2023. These players are members of the Canadian national team.
According to recent rumors, the team is expected to play at Verdun Auditorium. The arena is located in the borough of Verdun in Montreal. Previously, the club was expected to play at Bell Centre.
The jerseys and logo for the franchise are yet to be decided.
The team's general manager Daniele Sauvageau is a former coach of the Canadian women's national hockey team.
Kori Cheverie is serving the franchise as its head coach, who is an assistant coach of the women's national team.
Inaugural head coach Cheverie became the first female to have coached a Canadian men's hockey team as an assistant coach in 2022.
Montreal is one of the first PWHL clubs to have a female general manager and head coach along with Boston.
The franchise drafted a total of 15 players at the 2023 PWHL Draft on September 18. The team selected Erin Ambrose as their first pick who also is a Canadian national team member.
Among the draft selections, 9 of the players are Canadians. Three of them are from the United States while two are Czech. Lina Ljungblom is the only Swedish athlete on the team.
Recently, the Montreal PWHL team signed Kristin O’Neill to a three-year contract. O’Neill became the first draft pick to sign a contract with the franchise.
Some of the other notable draft picks in the team are Maureen Murphy, Dominika Lsskova, Kati Tabin, Kennedy Marchment, Tereza Vanisova, and more.