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Tessa Bonhomme

Defence

Shoots: Left
Height: 5’7”/1m70
Weight: 140 lbs/63.5 kg
Birthdate: July 23, 1985
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ont.
Hometown: Sudbury, Ont.
Club Team: Toronto Furies (CWHL)
Minor Hockey Association: Sudbury MHA

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND
Announced her retirement from international hockey on Sept. 17, 2014 … Centralized with Canada’s National Women’s Team ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 4 Nations Cup in Tikkurila, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Played with Canada’s National Women’s Team in the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland, finishing third … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver, B.C. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Hämeenlinna, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Winnipeg, Man. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2007 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2006 4 Nations Cup in Kitchener, Ont. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Ottawa, Ont., in August 2006 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2006 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was centralized with the National Women’s Team during the 2005-06 season, leading up to the 2006 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2005 Torino Ice Tournament in Turin, Italy … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2005 4 Nations Cup in Hämeenlinna, Finland … An alternate for the 2005 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2005 Air Canada Cup in Duisberg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2004 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., and Burlington, Vt., in August 2004

HOCKEY BACKGROUND
2014-15: Helped Toronto reach the Clarkson Cup … Eighth in Toronto scoring … Second in scoring among Toronto defencemen … 2013-14: Joined Toronto after being released from Olympic centralization … Helped Toronto win the Clarkson Cup … 15th in Toronto scoring … Fourth in scoring among Toronto defencemen … 2012-13: Helped Toronto reach the Clarkson Cup … Led Toronto defencemen in points … 2011-12: Helped Toronto reach the Clarkson Cup … Led Toronto defencemen in regular season scoring … Third in Toronto scoring … 2010-11: Helped Toronto reach the championship game at the Clarkson Cup … Fourth among CWHL defencemen in scoring … Selected first overall by Toronto in the first-ever CWHL Draft … 2008-09: Helped the Calgary Oval X-Treme reach the semifinals of the Clarkson Cup … 2007-08: Completed her college career as captain at Ohio State University … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … Named WCHA Player of the Year … Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … 2006-07: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named Second Team All-American … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … 2004-05: Named Ohio State’s Most Valuable Defensive Player … 2003-04: Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team and Ohio State rookie of the year … OTHER: A member of the Sudbury Lady Wolves (Intermediate AA) from 1998-99 through 2002-03, captaining the team in her final season

PERSONAL
Daughter of Doug and Debbie … Has one sister, Brittany … Her father, Doug, has been a scout with the Ontario Hockey League’s Central Scouting Bureau for over 20 years … Favourite meal: steak and potatoes … Other hobbies include playing the guitar and juggling … Works for Leafs TV … Her uncle, Tim Bonhomme, plays keyboard for the Beach Boys … Her uncle, Alan Bonhomme, plays guitar on some of Dwight Yoakam's albums and has appeared on the "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"; he currently is teaching at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles … Is part of the McDonald’s atoMc Hockey Program with Drew Doughty and Marc-André Fleury … Won the 2012 season of CBC’s Battle of the Blades with Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater David Pelletier … Also competed on reality show Wipeout Canada on TVtropolis … Majored in speech pathology at the Ohio State University

STATISTICS
Year Team Event GP G A PTS PIM Result
Regional
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National
2004 CAN U22 vs. USA 3 0 0 0 2 --
2004 CAN NWT Festival 2 0 2 2 0 --
2004 CAN 4 Nations 4 0 0 0 16 Gold
2005 CAN U22 ACC 4 0 4 4 2 Gold
2005 CAN Pre-WWC 1 0 0 0 0 --
2005 CAN 4 Nations 4 0 0 0 0 Gold
2005 CAN Torino Ice 3 0 1 1 6 Gold
2005-06 CAN Pre-Olympics 5 1 0 1 2 --
2006 CAN U22 ACC 4 0 1 1 0 Gold
2006 CAN U22 Selection 2 1 0 1 0 --
2006 CAN U22 vs. USA 2 0 0 0 4 --
2006 CAN 4 Nations 3 0 1 1 2 Gold
2007 CAN U22 ACC 3 1 2 3 2 Gold
2007 CAN Pre-WWC 1 1 1 2 2 --
2007 CAN WWC 5 1 1 2 6 Gold
2007 CAN NWT Festival 2 0 2 2 2 --
2008 CAN 4 Nations 3 0 2 2 2 Silver
2009 CAN Pre-WWC 1 0 0 0 0 --
2009 CAN WWC 5 0 3 3 0 Gold
2009 CAN vs. SWE 1 0 1 1 0 --
2009 CAN HC Cup 4 0 2 2 0 Silver
2009 CAN vs. SWE 1 0 0 0 0 --
2009 CAN 4 Nations 3 1 1 2 0 Gold
2009 CAN vs. USA 6 0 1 1 6 --
2010 CAN Olympics 5 2 2 4 0 Gold
2010 CAN 4 Nations 4 0 3 3 2 Gold
2011 CAN Pre-WWC 3 0 1 1 2 --
2011 CAN WWC 5 1 3 4 0 Silver
2011 CAN vs. USA 1 0 0 0 0 --
2011 CAN 12 Nations 6 2 6 8 2 3rd
2012 CAN vs. USA 1 0 0 0 0 --
2012 CAN vs. SWE 1 0 0 0 0 --
2012 CAN WWC 5 0 1 1 2 Gold
2012 CAN vs. FIN 1 0 1 1 2 --
2012 CAN 4 Nations 4 1 2 3 0 Silver
2013 CAN vs. SWE 1 0 0 0 0 --
2013 CAN WWC 5 0 3 3 2 Silver
2013 CAN vs. RUS 2 0 1 1 4 --
2013 CAN 4 Nations 4 0 0 0 2 Gold
2013 CAN vs. USA 1 0 0 0 5 --
  CAN NWT 103 10 41 51 67  
  CAN NWDT/U22 18 2 7 9 10  
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