Taylor Heise: Minnesota's Hockey Gem – PWHL Draft 2023

Taylor Heise, a former Gophers center, is a standout player with a bright future.

She won the prestigious Patty Kazmaier Award in 2022, showcasing her exceptional talent.

Heise dominated the NCAA scoring charts in her last two seasons at the University of Minnesota.

Her arrival in the PWHL brings immense local interest, boosting the league's appeal.

Minnesota's general manager, Natalie Darwitz, aims to set her team apart with creative and aggressive play.

All six PWHL teams are expected to be highly skilled, making competition intense.

Heise is known for her intelligence on the ice, quick moves, and the ability to set up her teammates.

In the 2021-22 season, Heise scored an impressive 28 goals, followed by 30 goals in the next season.