Canada women's national ice hockey team

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Canada
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Équipe Canada (Team Canada)
Association Hockey Canada
General Manager Melody Davidson
Head coach Doug Derraugh
Assistants Tim Bothwell
Dwayne Gylywoychuk
Captain Caroline Ouellette
Most games Hayley Wickenheiser (216)
Top scorer Hayley Wickenheiser (146)
Most points Hayley Wickenheiser (318)
IIHF code CAN
IIHF ranking 1 Steady
Highest IIHF ranking 1 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF ranking 2 (first in 2009)
Team colors               
Canada national hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
First international
 Canada 10–0 Switzerland 
(North York or Mississauga, Canada; April 21, 1987)
Biggest win

 Canada 19–1 Netherlands 
(North York or Mississauga, Canada; April 23, 1987)
 Canada 18–0 Japan 
(Ottawa, Canada; March 22, 1990)
 Canada 18–0 Japan 
(Richmond, Canada; April 5, 1996)

 Canada 18–0 Slovakia 
(Vancouver, Canada; February 13, 2010)
Biggest defeat
 United States 9–2 Canada 
(Burlington, United States; April 7, 2012)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 15 (first in 1990)
Best result 1st (1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2012)
Olympics
Appearances 5 (first in 1998)
Medals Gold medal.svg Gold: 4 – 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
Silver medal.svg Silver: 1 – 1998
International record (W–L–T)
249–43–5
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Team
Gold 2006 Torino Team
Gold 2010 Vancouver Team
Gold 2014 Sochi Team
Silver 1998 Nagano Team
IIHF World Women's Championships
Gold 1990 Canada Team
Gold 1992 Finland Team
Gold 1994 USA Team
Gold 1997 Canada Team
Gold 1999 Finland Team
Gold 2000 Canada Team
Gold 2001 USA Team
Gold 2004 Canada Team
Gold 2007 Canada Team
Gold 2012 USA Team
Silver 2005 Sweden Team
Silver 2008 China Team
Silver 2009 Finland Team
Silver 2011 Switzerland Team
Silver 2013 Canada Team

The Canadian women's national ice hockey team is the ice hockey team representing Canada in women's hockey. The team is overseen by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation, and participates in international competitions. Canada has been a dominant figure in international competition, having won the majority of major ice hockey tournaments. Canada is rivaled by the United States, the only other winner of a major tournament.

Competition achievements[edit]

Olympic record[edit]

Year Location Result
1998 Nagano, Japan Silver
2002 Salt Lake City, United States Gold
2006 Turin, Italy Gold
2010 Vancouver, Canada Gold
2014 Sochi, Russia Gold

World Championships record[edit]

Year Location Result
1990 Ottawa, Canada Champions
1992 Tampere, Finland Champions
1994 Lake Placid, United States Champions
1997 Ontario, Canada Champions
1999 Espoo, Finland Champions
2000 Ontario, Canada Champions
2001 Minnesota, United States Champions
2004 Halifax and Dartmouth, Canada Champions
2005 Linköping and Norrköping, Sweden Runners-up
2007 Winnipeg and Selkirk, Canada Champions
2008 Harbin, China Runners-up
2009 Hämeenlinna, Finland Runners-up
2011 Zurich, Switzerland Runners-up
2012 Burlington, United States Champions
2013 Ottawa, Canada Runners-up

Nations Cup record[edit]

Year Location Result
1996 Ottawa, Canada Champions
1997 Lake Placid, United States Runners-up
1998 Kuortane, Finland Champions
1999 Montreal, Canada Champions
2000 Provo, United States Champions
2001 Vierumäki and Tampere, Finland Champions
2002 Kitchener, Canada Champions
2003 Skövde, Sweden Runners-up
2004 Lake Placid, United States Champions
2005 Hämeenlinna, Finland Champions
2006 Kitchener, Canada Champions
2007 Leksand, Sweden Champions
2008 Lake Placid, United States Runners-up
2009 Vierumäki, Finland Champions
2010 Clarenville and St. John's, Canada Champions
2011 Nyköping, Sweden Runners-up
2012 Tikkurila, Finland Runners-up
2013 Lake Placid, United States Champions

| 2014 || align=left|Kamloops, Canada ||bgcolor=gold| Champions


Pacific Rim Championship[edit]

Year Location Result
1995 San Jose, United States Champions
1996 Richmond, Canada Champions

Players[edit]

2014 Winter Olympics roster[edit]

Preliminary roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from February 8–20, 2014.[1]

The following is the Canadian roster in the women's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics.[2][3] view

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
1 G Szabados, ShannonShannon Szabados 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700165000000000000065 kg (143 lb) August 6, 1986 Edmonton, AB Canada NWT Centralized Roster
2 F Agosta-Marciano, MeghanMeghan Agosta-Marciano 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 700167000000000000067 kg (148 lb) February 12, 1987 Windsor, ON Canada Montreal Stars (CWHL)
3 D Larocque, JocelyneJocelyne Larocque 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700163000000000000063 kg (139 lb) May 19, 1988 Ste. Anne, MB Canada Calgary Inferno (CWHL)
5 D Rougeau, LaurianeLauriane Rougeau 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 700175000000000000075 kg (165 lb) April 12, 1990 Pointe-Claire, QC United States Cornell Big Red (NCAA)
6 F Johnston, RebeccaRebecca Johnston 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700176000000000000076 kg (168 lb) September 24, 1989 Sudbury, ON Canada Toronto Furies (CWHL)
8 D Fortino, LauraLaura Fortino 164 cm (5 ft 5 in) 700162000000000000062 kg (137 lb) January 30, 1991 Hamilton, ON United States Cornell Big Red (NCAA)
9 F Wakefield, JenniferJennifer Wakefield 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) June 15, 1989 Scarborough, ON Canada Toronto Furies (CWHL)
10 F Apps, GillianGillian Apps 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) November 2, 1983 North York, ON Canada Brampton Thunder (CWHL)
12 D Mikkelson, MeaghanMeaghan Mikkelson 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) January 4, 1985 Regina, SK Canada Calgary Inferno (CWHL)
13 F Ouellette, CarolineCaroline OuelletteC 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) May 25, 1979 Montreal, QC Canada Montreal Stars (CWHL)
15 F Daoust, MélodieMélodie Daoust 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700171000000000000071 kg (157 lb) January 7, 1992 Valleyfield, QC Canada McGill Martlets (CIS)
16 F Hefford, JaynaJayna HeffordA 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) 700163000000000000063 kg (139 lb) May 14, 1977 Trenton, ON Canada Brampton Thunder (CWHL)
18 D Ward, CatherineCatherine WardA 168 cm (5 ft 6 in) 700167000000000000067 kg (148 lb) February 27, 1987 Montreal, QC Canada Montreal Stars (CWHL)
19 F Jenner, BrianneBrianne Jenner 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700170000000000000070 kg (150 lb) May 4, 1991 Oakville, ON United States Cornell Big Red (NCAA)
21 F Irwin, HaleyHaley Irwin 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) June 6, 1988 Thunder Bay, ON Canada Montreal Stars (CWHL)
22 F Wickenheiser, HayleyHayley WickenheiserA 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) August 12, 1978 Shaunavon, SK Canada Calgary Dinos (CIS)
24 F Spooner, NatalieNatalie Spooner 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) October 17, 1990 Scarborough, ON Canada Toronto Furies (CWHL)
27 D Watchorn, TaraTara Watchorn 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) 700176000000000000076 kg (168 lb) May 30, 1990 Ajax, ON Canada Calgary Inferno (CWHL)
29 F Poulin, Marie-PhilipMarie-Philip Poulin 169 cm (5 ft 7 in) 700172000000000000072 kg (159 lb) March 28, 1991 Quebec City, QC United States Boston University Terriers (NCAA)
31 G Lacasse, GenevièveGeneviève Lacasse 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) 700167000000000000067 kg (148 lb) May 5, 1989 Montreal, QC United States Boston Blades (CWHL)
32 G Labonté, CharlineCharline Labonté 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb) October 15, 1982 Greenfield Park, QC Canada Montreal Stars (CWHL)

2013 IIHF Women's World Championship roster[edit]

Roster for the 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship.[4]

# Position Player DOB Team Birthplace
1 G Shannon Szabados Aug 6, 1986 Canada Northern Alberta Tech Institute Edmonton, AB
31 G Geneviève Lacasse May 5, 1989 United States Boston Blades Kingston, ON
32 G Charline Labonté Mar 22, 1982 Canada Montreal Stars Boisbriand, QC
3 D Jocelyne Larocque May 19, 1988 Canada Calgary Inferno Ste. Anne, MB
5 D Lauriane Rougeau Apr 12, 1990 United States Cornell University Beaconsfield, QC
8 D Laura Fortino Jan 30, 1991 United States Cornell University Hamilton, ON
11 D Courtney Birchard Jul 14, 1989 Canada Brampton Thunder Mississauga, ON
12 D Meaghan Mikkelson Jan 4, 1985 Canada Alberta Honeybadgers St. Albert, AB
18 D Catherine Ward Feb 27, 1987 Canada Montreal Stars Montreal, SK
25 D Tessa Bonhomme Jul 23, 1985 Canada Toronto Furies Sudbury, ON
2 F Meghan Agosta Feb 12, 1987 Canada Montreal Stars Ruthven, ON
6 F Rebecca Johnston Sep 24, 1989 Canada Toronto Furies Sudbury, ON
9 F Jennifer Wakefield Jun 15, 1989 Canada Toronto Furies Pickering, ON
10 F Gillian Apps Nov 2, 1983 Canada Brampton Thunder Unionville, ON
13 F Caroline Ouellette May 25, 1979 Canada Montreal Stars Montreal, QC
16 F Jayna Hefford May 14, 1977 Canada Brampton Thunder Kingston, ON
17 F Bailey Bram Sep 5, 1990 Canada Brampton Thunder Ste. Anne, MB
19 F Brianne Jenner Dec 12, 1985 United States Cornell University Oakville, ON
21 F Haley Irwin Jun 6, 1988 Canada Montreal Stars Thunder Bay, ON
22 F Hayley Wickenheiser Aug 12, 1978 Canada University of Calgary Shaunavon, SK
24 F Natalie Spooner Oct 17, 1990 Canada Toronto Furies Scarborough, ON
56 F Sarah Vaillancourt May 8, 1985 Canada Montreal Stars Sherbrooke, QC

Former Coaches[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada Olympic Centralization". Hockey Canada. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Canada - 2014 tournament - Roster". 2014 Olympic Winter Games (Women). Hockey Canada. 
  3. ^ Team roster Canada
  4. ^ "Team Canada Roster". Hockey Canada. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 

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