1995-96 National Women's Team

Manon Rhéaume Goaltender/Gardienne de but
Height, Weight : 5'6 (168 cm), 136 lbs (62 kg)
Born : February 2, 1972
Hometown : Trois-Riviéres, Québec
1995-96 Club : Charlotte Checkers

Hockey Background :
  • First female goaltender to play professionally and in NHL (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Played for one of Tampa Bay's farm clubs, the Nashville Knights, after being traded from the Knoxville Cherokees (East Coast Hockey League).
  • Silver medal at National Championships in 1991 and the bronze in 1992.
  • Playing hockey for the past 16 years.
National Team Involvement :
  • 1992 and 1994 Canadian teams - World Champions. In 1992 in five games, she earned a 0.67 goals-against average and was named to the All-Star Team; in 1994, in four games she earned a 1.72 goals-against average and was again named to the All-Star Team.
Occupation :
  • Professional hockey player.
Points of Interest :
  • Published a book, Manon: alone in front of the net.
  • Recently signed endorsement deal with Starter.
  • First girl to play in the annual Quebec peewee hockey tournament.