2017-18 National Women's Team

Haley Irwin
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
06-06-1988
HT/WT
5'7 / 170
Shoots
L
Hometown
Thunder Bay, Ont.
Club Team
Calgary (CWHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Played for Canada’s National Women’s Team in the two-game December Series against the United States in Sarnia, Ont., and Plymouth, Mich., in December 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Named to Canada’s roster for the 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship, but was unable to participate … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Team to a gold medal 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 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 silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden … Finished third with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Women’s Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland … 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 Under-22 Team at the 2009 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2008 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2008 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2007

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … 13th in Calgary scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Missed the season due to injury … 2014-15: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Third in Calgary scoring … Seventh in CWHL scoring … Played in the inaugural CWHL All-Star Game … 2012-13: Reached the Clarkson Cup with the Montreal Stars … Finished 11th in CWHL scoring … Selected third overall by Montreal in the 2012 CWHL Draft … 2011-12: Led the University of Minnesota Duluth in scoring … Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team … Named a top 30 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … Recorded her 200th career point Feb. 18 vs. Minnesota … 2010-11: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team … Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … Second in Minnesota Duluth scoring … 2008-09: Helped Minnesota Duluth reach the NCAA Frozen Four … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … Third in Minnesota Duluth scoring … Led all Minnesota-Duluth sophomores in goals, points and power play goals … 2007-08: Helped Minnesota Duluth win the NCAA national championship, scoring the game-winning goal in the championship game vs. Wisconsin … Named WCHA Rookie of the Year … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team … Named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team … Led Minnesota Duluth and the WCHA in scoring … Led all NCAA freshmen in points per game … OTHER: Finished third in NWHL scoring with the Toronto Aeros in 2005-06 … Won a bronze medal with Ontario 1 at the 2007 Esso Women’s Nationals in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2005 Esso Women’s Nationals in Sarnia, Ont. … Won PWHL championships and OWHA provincial championships in 2005 and 2006 with the Toronto Jr. Aeros, captaining the undefeated 2005-06 team … Named Toronto’s MVP in 2004-05 and 2005-06 … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the January 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst, N.B. 

PERSONAL

Was the first female to make a AAA-level boys team in Thunder Bay … Favourite movie: Bridesmaids … Favourite TV show: Friday Night Lights … Favourite NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins … Lists former National Women’s Team captain Cassie Campbell-Pascall as her favourite female athlete … Favourite sport, other than hockey: tennis … Majored in community health at the University of Minnesota Duluth … Daughter of James and Kerry … Has one brother, Brent, and one sister, Kirstyn

Past Events

Event
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PIM
Gold
1
0
0
0
0
Semifinal
1
0
0
0
2.00
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
3
2
0
2
0
2016 NWT December Series
2
0
0
0
2.00
2016 4 Nations Cup
4
3
2
1
4.00
2016 4 Nations Cup - Pre-tournament
1
0
0
0
0
Videos
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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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