Profiles

Hayley Wickenheiser #22
Forward/Avant - R/D

Bio. Info.
Height, Weight: 5'9 (174 cm), 170 lbs (72 kg)
Born : August 12, 1978
Hometown : Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
1996-97 Club : Olympic Oval High Performance Program
Hockey Background
  • 1998 National Champion with the Calgary Oval X-Treme Team
  • 1997 National Champion with the Edmonton Chimos
  • Third place with Team Alberta at the 1995 Esso Senior Women's Nationals, scoring 6 goals and 4 assists in six games
  • Most valuable player in gold medal game, 1991 Canada Winter Games, and member of Gold Medal winning team
  • Played boys 'AA' bantam hockey with the Northwest Bruins in Calgary.
National Team Involvement
  • Member of the Silver Medal team at the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan
    (2 goals and 6 assists in 6 games)
  • 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
    (4 goals and 5 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 1995 Pacific Rim in San Jose, California
  • Member of the Gold Medal team at the 1994 World Championship in Lake Placid, NY
    (1 assist in 3 games)
Occupation
  • 1st year University of Calgary, General Science Program
Points of Interest
  • Cousin of Doug Wickenheiser, first overall pick in 1980 NHL draft by the Montreal Canadiens
  • 1995 World Junior Softball Championships in Normal, Illinois

"FEW ATHLETES GET THE CHANCE TO REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRY, PLAYING THE GAME THEY LOVE; IT IS AN HONOUR TO BE PART OF A TEAM WITH SUCH CHARACTER AND CLASS"

Individual Statistics
Competition
G
A
Pim
1998 Olympic Games
2
6

4

1997 3-Nations Cup
3
5

12

1997 World Championship
4
5

12

1996 3-Nations Cup

 

 

 

1996 Pacific Rim
5
4

12

1995 Pacific Rim
3
6

8

1994 World Championship
0
1

4


Favorites
Other Sports: Basketball, fastball
Female Athlete: France St. Louis
Male Athlete: Johann Olav Koss
NHL Team: New York Rangers
NHL PLayer: Mark Messier / Wayne Gretzky
Food: Yogurt / Granola
Drink: Apple juice
Country Visited: Germany
Hobby: Mountain biking, reading, golf
Actress: Meg Ryan
Actor: Encino Man
TV Show: Seinfeld / Friends
Singer / Band: Funsion / Chantal Kreviazuk

 

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