2017-18 National Women's Team

Geneviève Lacasse
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
05-05-1989
HT/WT
5'8 / 136
Catches
L
Hometown
Kingston, Ont.
Teams
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Malmö, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup 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 … 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 Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team at the 2013 Meco Cup in Füssen, Germany … 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 Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Won a bronze medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22/Development Team at the 2012 Meco Cup … Played for Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland, finishing third … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2011 MLP Cup in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Toronto, Ont., in August 2010 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2009 as an alternate

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Traded to Calgary by the Boston Blades on Aug. 26 … Finalist for CWHL Goaltender of the Year … Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Third among CWHL goaltenders in goals-against average (2.00) and save percentage (.921) … 2015-16: Led the CWHL in saves (1,023) and minutes played (1345:33) … 2014-15: Won the Clarkson Cup with Boston … Led the CWHL in goals-against average … Second in the CWHL in wins and save percentage … 2012-13: Selected ninth overall by Boston in the 2012 CWHL Draft … Won the Clarkson Cup with Boston … Named CWHL Goaltender of the Year … 2011-12: Named to the Hockey East Second All-Star Team … Nominated for the 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year Award … 2010-11: Named Providence MVP … Set the Providence record for career saves and saves in a season … 2009-10: Named to the Hockey East Second All-Star Team … Named Providence MVP … Led Providence to the Hockey East regular season championship … 2008-09: Named Hockey East Rookie of the Year … Named to the Hockey East Second All-Star Team … Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team … Led Hockey East freshman goaltenders in wins … OTHER: Won a silver medal with Detroit Little Caesars at the U.S. national championship (Midget AAA) in 2008 … Won a bronze medal with the Kingston Icewolves at OWHA provincials (Midget AA) in 2005 … Lists Pierre Choiniere as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists hurdler Perdita Felicien as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Montreal Canadiens … Earned letters in cross-country, soccer and track and field in high school … Graduated with a degree in marketing from Providence College … Daughter of Eric and Nathalie … Has one brother, Alexandre 

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
1
0
1
31
15
14
1
0
1.00
0.933
2016 4 Nations Cup
2
2
0
120
45
42
3
0
1.50
0.933
2016 4 Nations Cup - Pre-tournament
1
1
0
29
9
9
0
0
0.00
1.000
Videos
Photos
2017 RBC: COB 3 – BRO 2 OT (Championship)
Minerva was the OT hero, giving the Cougars a home-ice RBC Cup title.
2017 RBC Cup: COB 3 – PEN 1 (Semifinal)
Lewis got the GWG with 8:05 left, sending the Cougars to the final.
2017 RBC Cup: BRO 4 – TER 0 (Semifinal)
Benson finished with 28 saves, backstopping the Bandits to the final.
2017 RBC Cup: TER 3 – PEN 1 (Preliminary)
Martineau scored one and set up two others to help the Cobras win.
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