Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey

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Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey
Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey athletic logo

University University of Calgary
Conference Canada West
Head coach Danielle Goyette
Arena Joan Snyder Centre of Excellence
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Location Calgary, Alberta
Colors Red and Gold and Black

                     

Conference Tournament Champions
2012

The Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey team represent the University of Calgary in the CIS. The current head coach is former Olympic gold medallist Danielle Goyette. She is assisted by another former Olympic gold medallist Kelly Bechard,[1] Alison Goodman, and Logan Frison.

History[edit]

Hayley Wickenheiser celebrates her first CIS goal with her University of Calgary teammates

On September 16, 2010, Hayley Wickenheiser announced that she would return to the University of Calgary to complete her Kinesiology degree. She also announced that she would join the Dinos women's hockey team.[2] On October 8, 2011, Hayley Wickenheiser played in her first CIS game with the Dinos. She earned first star honours and had two goals and one assist. By season's end, Wickenheiser appeared in only 15 of 24 games due to injury and commitments with Team Canada. She tied for the conference scoring lead with 40 points and led Canada West with 17 goals on the season. Her 2.67 points-per-game average led CIS hockey. She recorded four short-handed goals on the year along with five game-winners and finished with a +22 rating. She led Canada West in all of these categories, respectively. She is the first Dino in program history to be named the Canada West MVP and the first conference all-star since the 2000 season. On March 9, 2011: As a first-year forward for the University of Calgary, Hayley Wickenheiser was named the Canadian Interuniversity Sport player of the year in women's hockey. She the became the first ever Dino to win the Brodrick Trophy as CIS MVP.

On February 25, 2012, Iya Gavrilova scored the game-winning goal in the deciding game of the 2012 Canada West tournament, as the Calgary Dinos claimed their first ever tournament title.[3]

Year by year[edit]

Year Wins Losses Ties Points
2010-11 18 8 3 39

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Jenna Smith, 2011 Hockey West Rookie of the Year
  • Hayley Wickenheiser, First Star of Game (October 8, 2010)
  • Wickenheiser was named the Canada West female athlete of the week on November 2, 2010 after scoring three goals and adding an assist in two games against the University of Alberta.[5]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser, 2011 Canada West Player of the Year[6]
  • Hayley Wickenheiser, 2011 Brodrick Trophy (CIS MVP)[7]

Canada West All-Stars[edit]

Year Player Position Team
2011 Hayley Wickenheiser Forward First
2011 Melissa Zubick Defense First
2011 Amanda Tapp Goaltender First
  • 2012 Canada West First Team All-Star: Iya Gavrilova, Forward[8]
  • 2012 Canada West First Team All-Star: Stephanie Ramsay, Forward
  • 2012 Canada West First Team All-Star: Hayley Wickenheiser, Forward
  • 2012 Canada West Second Team All-Star: Melissa Zubick, Forward

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