Entering grade 12, Sam will continue in her fourth year at Warner Hockey School playing forward. Her parents Gord and Kathy live in Cochrane, AB, while her older brother Mark attends the University of Toronto. Sam has a dog named Hailey Wickenheiser, and started playing hockey when she was four years old. Her hobbies include reading, listening to music, and unicycle riding. Sam enjoys sleeping and badminton. She dislikes cooked carrots, hitting posts, and dirty opponents. Sam continues to play hockey and learn at Warner Hockey School to improve her skills prior to attending Harvard for the 2013-2014 season and playing for Team Canada.