Competing for spot on Team Ontario

Brantford Midget ‘B’ Ice Cats goalie Erica Knott-McMillan shows to be all business as she gets warmed up prior to a recent game in Paris. Knott-McMillan, who first strapped on the pads in Tyke, is hoping to solidify a spot on Aboriginal Team Ontario. When asked about her goals this goalie, who has family in Curve Lake said that she would like to eventually attend University and study forensic science. (Photo by Neil Becker)

By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter Ever since first strapping on the pads, Erica Knott-McMillan developed that strong passion for being a hockey goaltender. Currently excelling for the Brantford Midget ‘B’ Ice Cats, Knott-McMillan who last month travelled to Ottawa and made a solid impression during that first Aboriginal Team Ontario tryouts, broke into a wide grin when asked about how she got into the sport. “In tyke, we used to take turns playing goalie,” she said. “Our coach said that I was the best goalie he ever saw in tyke. I just liked playing. I was very interested in it.” Elaborating on that last thought, Knott-McMillan, who is 15 years-old and has family from Curve Lake added, “I just like being depended on. A goalie can change the game with…

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