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Karen Nystrom #89
Forward/Avant - R/D

Bio. Info.
Height, Weight: 5'6 (169 cm), 140 lbs (64 kg)
Born : June 17, 1969
Hometown : Scarborough, Ontario
1996-97 Club : Newtonbrook Panthers
Hockey Background
  • Won COWHL scoring title in 1991-92 and runner-up in 1990-91, 1992-93 and 1996-97
  • COWHL All-Star Team every year from 1989 to 1997
  • OWHA champion with Scarborough Firefighters, 1985 - 1991
  • Ontario Winter Games Gold Medalist team in 1985 and 1987
  • Scarborough Firefighters during the 1993-94 season, losing in the provincial finals to the Toronto Aeros
National Team Involvement
  • Member of the Silver Medal team at the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan
  • Named to the 1998 Olympic Team on December 9, 1997
  • Member of the team 2nd at the 1997 3-Nations Cup in Lake Placid, NY
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1997 World Championship in Kitchener, Ontario
    (1 goal and 2 assists in 5 games)
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1996 3-Nations Cup in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1996 Pacific Rim in Richmond, BC
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1994 World Championship in Lake Placid, NY
    (1 goal and 1 assist in 4 games)
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1992 World Championship in Tampere, Finland
    (3 goals and 2 assists in 5 games)
Occupation
  • Strategic Account Supervisor at Nike Canada Ltd.
Points of Interest
  • Scarborough United Soccer Club, Ontario Cup Champions, 1983 - 1988
  • During high school, named soccer and hockey Most Valuable Player (1984 - 1989), received outstanding achievement award in 1988 and Athlete of the Year in 1989
  • Coach of the Scarborough Girls' bantam ÎA' hockey team for a second year
  • Recipient of a full hockey scholarship to Northeastern University, Boston

"NO BIRD FLIES TOO HIGH IF IT SOARS ON ITS OWN WINGS"

Individual Statistics
Competition
G
A
Pim
1998 Olympic Games
1
0

2

1997 3-Nations Cup
1
2

2

1997 World Championship
1
2

2

1996 3-Nations Cup
1
1

2

1996 Pacific Rim
1
4

2

1994 World Championship
1
1

6

1992 World Championship
3
2

6


Favorites
Other Sports: Soccer
Female Athlete: Silken Lauman
Male Athlete: Michael Jordan
NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL PLayer: Wayne Gretzky
Food: Steak and baked potatoes
Drink: Coca-cola
Country Visited: Finland
Hobby: Sports
Actress: Sharon Stone
Actor: Alec Baldwin
TV Show: Friends
Singer / Band: Sarah McLachlan / Jane Arden

 

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