Order of Hockey in Canada

Jayna Hefford - 2019 Order of Hockey in Canada Honouree



HOCKEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Played 267 games with Canada’s National Women’s Team from 1997-2014
  • Recorded 291 points (157 goals, 134 assists) with Team Canada
  • Ranks #2 in games played, #2 in goals, #3 in assists, and #2 in points
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2013 IIHF Women’s World Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2012 IIHF Women’s World Championship
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2005 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Named Top Forward at the 2005 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2004 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Named Top Forward at the 2004 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2004 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2001 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2000 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 1999 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 1999 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games
  • Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 1997 IIHF World Women’s Championship
  • Played 17 3/4 Nations Cups with Team Canada, winning 12 gold and five silver
  • All-time Olympic rankings: GP (T-2nd), G (T-5th), A (T-3rd), P (2nd)
  • All-time WWC rankings: GP (5th), G (2nd), A (2nd), P (2nd)
  • Won the CWHL championship with the Brampton Thunder in 2008
  • Named CWHL MVP in 2007-08
  • Named CWHL Top Forward in 2008-09
  • Won the Angela James Bowl as CWHL leading scorer in 2008-09
  • Named to the CWHL First All-Star Team in 2008-09 and 2010-11
  • Named to the CWHL Second All-Star Team in 2011-12 and 2012-13
  • Won the NWHL championship with Brampton in 1999 and 2007
  • Named Top Forward at Esso Women’s Nationals in 2003, 2006 and 2008

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Born on May 14, 1977 in Trenton, Ont.
  • She and her partner Kathleen Kauth have two daughters, Isla and Arwen, and one son, Lachlan
  • Currently serves as interim commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League

HONOURS

  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018
  • Named to the CWHL All-Time Team in 2017
  • CWHL created the Jayna Hefford Trophy for MVP as voted by players in 2016
  • Inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 2002

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