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Road to PyeongChang: Brigette Lacquette
A closer look at the defenceman from Mallard, Man., centralized with Canada’s National Women’s Team
Jason La Rose
September 25, 2017

Position: Defence
Hometown: Mallard, Man.
Birthdate: November 10, 1992
Club Team: Calgary Inferno (CWHL)

Road to Centralization
1998-2000: Winnipegosis Tigers (Initiation)
2000-02: Winnipegosis Tigers (Novice D)
2002-04: Unknown
2004-05: Ste-Rose Royals (Peewee C)
2005-06: Parkland Panthers (Bantam A)
2006-07: Winnipegosis Tigers (Bantam D)
2007-08: Winnipegosis Tigers (Midget D)
2008-09: Westman Wildcats (MFMHL)
2009-10: Pursuit of Excellence (Midget)
2010-11: University of Manitoba (CIS)
2011-12: University of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA)
2013-14: Centralized for Olympics
2014-15: University of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA)
2015-17: Calgary Inferno (CWHL)

Team Canada Experience
International debut: August 20, 2008 vs. United States
Canada’s National Women’s Team (2013-16): 26GP 3G 8A 11P
Canada’s National Women’s Development Team (2013-17): 21GP 1G 7A 8P
Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team (2008-10): 18GP 3G 18A 21P

Olympic & World Championship Experience
2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship – 4GP 0G 2A 2P (silver medal)
2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship – 5GP 2G 2A 4P (silver medal)
2010 IIHF World Women’s U18 Championship – 5GP 2G 11A 13P (gold medal)
2009 IIHF World Women’s U18 Championship – 5GP 1G 4A 5P (silver medal)

Who has played the biggest role in getting you to centralization?
“I would say my parents, Terance and Anita, because they were the ones who took the time to take me to practice and made it possible for me to continue playing after I fell in love with the game.”

When did you decide you wanted to play for Team Canada?
“It has been my dream to play on Team Canada for quite some time. It really sunk in when I was invited to my first U18 camp in 2008.”

What is the most important thing hockey has given you?
“Hockey has given me so many friendships around the world.”

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)


Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada


Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)


Katie Macleod
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-612-2893 (mobile)


2018 WGHW: Celebrating the female game
Canada joined with 41 countries around the world as part of the eighth annual World Girls’ Hockey Weekend
2018 Fall Festival: RED 3 – WHT 1 (Intrasquad)
Fillier, Johnston and Willoughby scored to help Red win NWT finale.
2018 Fall Festival: WHT 2 – DCC 1 (OT) (Exhibition)
Hannah Miller scored the overtime winner to lead White to victory.
2018 Fall Festival: RED 6 – FSJ 2 (Exhibition)
Johnston scored four goals to lead Red to a second straight victory.