2017-18 National Women's Team

Rebecca Johnston
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
09-24-1989
HT/WT
5'9 / 148
Shoots
L
Hometown
Sudbury, 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 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Kamloops, B.C., and was named to the Media All-Star Team … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey 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 Ice Hockey 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 Ice Hockey 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 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Team September Camp/Fall Festival in Calgary, Alta., in September 2011 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland, and was named to the Media All-Star Team … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Toronto, Ont., in August 2010 … 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 gold 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 against the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2008 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Harbin, China … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2008 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 4 Nations Cup in Leksand, Sweden … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2007 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Winnipeg, Man., as an alternate player … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2007 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Ottawa, Ont., in August 2006

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Third in Calgary scoring … Eighth in CWHL scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … 14th in Calgary scoring … Missed most of the season due to injury … 2014-15: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Led Calgary in scoring … Named CWHL MVP … Won the Angela James Bowl as leading scorer in the CWHL … Played in the inaugural CWHL All-Star Game … 2012-13 Reached the Clarkson Cup with the Toronto Furies … Led Toronto in scoring … Sixth in CWHL scoring … Selected second overall by Toronto in the 2012 CWHL Draft … 2011-12: Won the ECAC championship with Cornell University, and reached the NCAA Frozen Four … Named an NCAA First Team All-American … Named ECAC Player of the Year … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Led the ECAC in scoring … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the top player in NCAA women’s hockey …  2010-11: An alternate captain with Cornell … Won the ECAC championship with Cornell, and reached the NCAA Frozen Four … Tied for first in Cornell scoring … Third in ECAC scoring …  Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … 2008-09: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named a Second-Team All-American … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Led Cornell in scoring … Second in ECAC scoring … Named Cornell MVP … 2007-08: Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Led Cornell in scoring … OTHER: Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the November 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C., and was named Top Forward … Played three seasons (2004-07) with the Sudbury Lady Wolves (Intermediate AA) … Played all of her minor hockey in Sudbury … Lists Dave Laporte as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Niece of former Team Canada coach Mike Johnston … Won a bronze medal in the 400m at the 2006 Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships … Favourite movie: Bridesmaids … Favourite TV show: Suits … Favourite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings … Lists sprinter Perdita Felicien as her favourite female athlete … Favourite sport, other than hockey: basketball … Majored in communications at Cornell University … Daughter of Robert and Colleen … Has three brothers, Steven, Ryan and Jacob, and two sisters, Sarah and Katie 

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
Gold
1
0
0
0
0
Semifinal
1
1
1
0
0
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
3
4
1
3
2.00
2016 NWT December Series
2
4
4
0
0
2016 4 Nations Cup
4
3
1
2
0
2016 4 Nations Cup - Pre-tournament
1
0
0
0
0
Videos
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2017 NWT: Giving back to the community
Canada’s National Women’s Team took time out from its training camp in Fredericton, N.B.
2017 WWC: USA 3 – CAN 2 OT (Gold Medal)
Brianne Jenner tied it in the third period, but an extra-time loss left Canada with a silver medal.
2017 WWC: CAN 4 – FIN 0 (Semifinal)
Szabados earned another shutout to send Canada to play for gold.
2017 WWC: CAN 8 – RUS 0 (Preliminary)
Wakefield scored two to lead Canada to its first win in Plymouth.
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