2016-17 National Women's Team

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Hayley Wickenheiser
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
08-12-1978
HT/WT
5'10 / 171
Shoots
R
Hometown
Shaunavon, Sask.
Club Team
Calgary Inferno (CWHL)
Teams
2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship - Canada
2015 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2014 Olympic Winter Games (Women) - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Is Canada’s all-time leader in games played (276), goals (168), assists (211) and points (379) … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Kamloops, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a silver medal at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2011 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a silver medal at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. … Played in a six-game series versus the United States leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Recorded her 300th international point on Sept. 1, 2009 in a 10-2 victory over Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver, B.C. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a silver medal at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Hämeenlinna, Finland … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a silver medal at the 2008 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a silver medal at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Harbin, China … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2007 4 Nations Cup in Leksand, Sweden … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Winnipeg, Man. … Named Top Forward at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal at the 2006 4 Nations Cup in Kitchener, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy … Named Top Forward and Most Valuable Player and to the Media All-Star Team at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games … Scored her 100th international goal on Aug. 31, 2005 in a 3-1 victory over Sweden, making her the first Canadian to reach that milestone … 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 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2005 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Linköping, Sweden … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2005 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2004 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2004 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Halifax, N.S. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2003 4 Nations Cup in Skövde, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2002 4 Nations Cup in Kitchener, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah … Named Most Valuable Player at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2001 3 Nations Cup in Vierumäki and Tampere, Finland … Named to Canada’s 2001 IIHF World Women’s Championship roster but was unable to participate due to a knee injury … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2000 4 Nations Cup in Provo, Utah … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2000 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Mississauga, Ont. … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2000 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1999 3 Nations Cup in Montreal, Que. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1999 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Espoo and Vantaa, Finland … Named Most Valuable Player at the 1999 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 1999 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team to a gold medal at the 1998 Christmas Cup in Unna, Germany … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1997 3 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1997 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Kitchener, Ont. … Named to the Media All-Star Team at the 1997 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1996 3 Nations Cup in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1996 Pacific Rim Championship in Richmond, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1995 Pacific Rim Championship in San Jose, Calif. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1994 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Lake Placid, N.Y.

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2015-16: Selected ninth overall by Calgary in the 2015 CWHL Draft … Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Seventh in Calgary scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2014-15: Fourth in University of Calgary scoring … Missed the second half of the season due to injury … 2012-13: Won a silver medal with Calgary at the CIS national championship … Led Calgary in assists and points … Fourth in CIS scoring … Second in assists in CIS … 2011-12: Won the Canada West championship and CIS national championship with Calgary … Led the CIS tournament in scoring … Named a CIS Second Team All-Canadian … Named to the Canada West First All-Star Team … Second in Canada West scoring … Named athlete ambassador coordinator for the IIHF Ambassador and Mentor Program (AMP) to help grow the female game worldwide … 2010-11: Won the Broderick Trophy as CIS player of the year … Named Canada West player of the year … Fifth in CIS scoring … Co-led Canada West in scoring … 2008-09: Played with Eskilstuna Linden, a third-division men’s professional team in Sweden … 2007-08: Named MVP at the Esso Women’s Nationals in Charlottetown, P.E.I. … 2006-07: Won a gold medal with Alberta at the 2007 Esso Women’s Nationals in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Won the WWHL championship with the Calgary Oval X-Treme … Won the 2007 Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canadian Press female athlete of the year … 2005-06: Won the WWHL championship with Calgary … 2004-05: Won the WWHL championship with Calgary … 2003-04: Began the season playing with HC Salamat in the Finnish Division I men’s league before rejoining Calgary … 2002-03: Became the first woman to score a goal in a men’s professional league on January 31, 2003 – a feat that earned her the 96th story in the IIHF’s Top 100 international hockey stories of the past 100 years … OTHER: Named MVP at the 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2007 Esso Women’s Nationals … Attended the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers rookie camp in 1998 and 1999 … Won a gold medal with Alberta at the 1991 Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown, P.E.I., scoring the game-winning goal in the gold medal game

PERSONAL

Graduated from the University of Calgary with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with distinction in June 2013 … Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor-General David Johnston in June 2011 … Is the subject a children’s book entitled “Born to Play,” published by Kids Can Press and authored by Elizabeth Etue … Received the Bruce Kidd Award for athletic leadership at the 2001 Canadian Sports Awards … Member of Canada's National Softball Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia … Cousin of the late former NHLer Doug Wickenheiser … In July 2006, the sportsplex in her hometown of Shaunavon, Sask., was renamed Wickenheiser Place in honour of her athletic accomplishments … In 2007, the community of Silver Springs in Calgary dedicated an outdoor rink in her name, called Hayley’s Rink … Active in several local and international charities: Spread the Net, Clean Air Champions and Right to Play … In May 2007, she travelled to Rwanda with four other Olympians as part of Right to Play … Holds the Female World Hockey Festival every fall to help celebrate the female game (www.wickfest.com) … Resides in Calgary, Alta., with son Noah … Daughter of Tom and Marilyn … Has one brother, Ross, and one sister, Jane

Past Events

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2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship
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2015 National Women's Team Fall Festival
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2014 Olympic Winter Games (Women)
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Videos
Photos
2019 WJAC: RUS 3 – CANE 2 OT (Preliminary)
Ponomaryov scored on the PP in the extra period for the Russians.
2019 WJAC: USA 3 – CANW 2 (Preliminary)
Farrell tied it in the second and won it in the third for the U.S.
2019 WU17: FIN 8 – CANB 4 (7th Place)
Virolainen had 2G 1A, and Finns took charge early to claim seventh.
2019 NWU18C: QUE 2 OT – ON-B 1 (Bronze)
Lussier was the overtime hero for Quebec in the bronze medal match.
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