2017-18 National Women's Team

Halli Krzyzaniak
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
02-04-1995
HT/WT
5'7 / 161
Shoots
R
Hometown
Neepawa, Man.
Club Team
University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Teams
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2017 Nations Cup - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2017 Nations Cup in Füssen, Germany and Telfs, Austria … 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 … Captained Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2016 … 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 silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2015… 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. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2014 … Played in Canada’s National Women’s Program Red-White Series in Calgary, Alta., in August 2013 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2013 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship in Heinola, Finland, and was named Top Defencemen by the IIHF directorate … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Blaine, Minn., in August 2012 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2012 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Rockland, Ont., in August 2011 … Attended the IIHF High Performance Women’s Camp in Bratislava, Slovakia, in July 2011

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Fourth in North Dakota scoring … Co-led North Dakota defencemen in scoring … Tied for second in scoring among North Dakota seniors … Named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team … Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … 2015-16: Fourth in North Dakota scoring … Led North Dakota defencemen in scoring … Second in scoring among North Dakota juniors … Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team … Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … 2014-15: Third in scoring among North Dakota sophomores … Third in scoring among North Dakota defencemen … Named to the WCHA Third All-Star Team … Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … 2013-14: Fourth in scoring among North Dakota freshmen … 2012-13: Won a silver medal with Manitoba at the 2012 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C., where she was named Top Defenceman and Most Valuable Player … 2011-12: Named CSSHL Top Defenceman … Won a bronze medal with Manitoba at the 2011 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Saguenay, Que. … 2010-11: Won the CSSHL championship with Pursuit of Excellence … Helped Pursuit of Excellence finish fourth at the JWHL Challenge Cup … Won a gold medal with Pursuit of Excellence at the Notre Dame Female Midget Showcase … Played for Manitoba at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, N.S., finishing fifth … 2009-10: Won a gold medal with Pursuit of Excellence at the Washington Challenge Cup … OTHER: Lists her skating as her strongest hockey skill … Lists her father, Jim, as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Lists her father, Jim, as her role model … Favourite NHL team: Vancouver Canucks …  Superstition is to put left side of hockey equipment on first … Plays softball at an elite level … Has worked as a power skating instructor … Wants to become a doctor … Her uncle, the late Rick Blight, played for the  Vancouver Canucks … Majoring in honors, biology and pre-health at North Dakota … Daughter of Jim and Kelly … Has one brother, Kyle, and one sister, Abby 

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
Gold
1
0
0
0
0
Semifinal
1
0
0
0
0
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
3
1
0
1
0
2016 NWT December Series
2
1
0
1
2.00
2017 Nations Cup
4
1
0
1
6.00
2017 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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