"There are no easy decisions", said Laura Schuler, who played for Canada in the first Olympics to include women's hockey, in 1998 in Nagano, where the team won silver. "We haven't selected our team yet so you're still pushing for a job". She has great experience playing for the Canadians, appearing in three IIHF Women's World Championships for Canada.
Nurse and Fast will be going to their first Olympics.
"We've had a really tough schedule, we've played 11 global games so far and about 20 games against the Alberta boys midget teams and I'm really, really happy with where we're at and really excited about our future", said head coach Laura Schuler.
"This includes gold medals at the last four Olympic Winter Games and with a reputation like that, all eyes will be on Canada in PyeongChang". "I feel like I just gotta pinch myself, or something". "I am excited to watch them defend their gold medal in PyeongChang and can't wait to cheer them on".
The 22-year-old is in her senior season with the University of Wisconsin Badgers.
Jenner says despite this being her second Olympic Games, the nerves were still there ahead of final cuts.
"It was a great turnout here in St. Albert tonight".
The Canadian women's hockey team released three players and unveiled its roster for February's Winter Olympics on Friday.
The Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team also features: 14 players who won the gold medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia; six players who won the gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C.; and one player who won the gold medal at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy.
"We have a lot of younger players that have come in and really pushed for jobs".
Fast is a defenceman who won an NCAA championship in her sophomore year at Clarkson University.
"It brings definitely a lot of confidence".