MacLeod and Team Canada will compete from August, 2005-January, 2006, in Canada, the United States and Europe. All 24 members of the Canadian team that won the silver medal at the 2005 Women's World Hockey Championship are on the centralization roster.
"Our coaching staff and team benefited from the World Championship last month and we have been building towards our centralization for the past 16 months," Team Canada head coach Melody Davidson said. "We are very confident that we have assembled a terrific group of athletes who are committed to representing Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics, to the highest level possible."
At Wisconsin, MacLeod was a second-team All-American and was named the U.S. College Hockey Online National Defensive Player of the Year and to the USCHO.com first-team as a senior. She graduated with a plus/minus rating of +84, the highest in school history.