Michelle Karvinen

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Michelle Karvinen
Born (1990-03-27) March 27, 1990 (age 24)
Rødovre, Denmark
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 152 lb (69 kg; 10 st 12 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
WCHA team North Dakota
National team  Finland
Playing career 2009–present
Olympic medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for  Finland
Bronze 2010 Vancouver Tournament
Women's World Championship Medals
Bronze 2011 Switzerland Tournament

Michelle Karvinen (born March 27, 1990, Rødovre, Denmark) is a Danish-Finnish ice hockey player.[1] She is a member of the Finland women's national ice hockey team.[2]

Playing career[edit]

She is a senior at the University of North Dakota majoring in graphic design and technology and plays for the North Dakota Fighting Sioux women's ice hockey program.[3]

She was the only European chosen for the All-Star team at the 2009 World Championships.[4]

NCAA[edit]

She began playing hockey for the North Dakota Fighting Sioux women's ice hockey program in 2010–11.[3] From October 15–16, 2011, Karvinen produced five points, and earned a +5 plus/minus rating as the Fighting Sioux swept the Vermont Catamounts. In a 9–1 win on October 15, 2011, Karvinen scored two goals and set up another for a three point performance. She assisted on Jocelyne Lamoureux’s game-winning goal at 2:58 of the first period. The following day, she accumulated two more assists in a 4–1 Triumph. For the second consecutive game, she assisted on the game-winning goal, as Monique Lamoureux scored at 15:11 of the second period.[5]

Career stats[edit]

Event Goals Assists Points Shots PIM +/-
2010 Winter Olympics 1 0 1 6 6 −1

[6][7][8][9][10]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Media All-Star team, 2011 IIHF Women's World Championship[11]
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of October 18, 2011)[5]
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of October 25, 2011)[12]
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of November 8, 2011)[13]
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (Week of February 8, 2012)[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michelle Karvinen Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  2. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  3. ^ a b Derek Koenen, UND Athletic Media Relations. "Sioux add three to 2010–11 roster – UNDSports.com: Official Web Site of University of North Dakota Athletics". Fightingsioux.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  4. ^ "Michelle Karvinen Bio – UNDSports.com: Official Web Site of University of North Dakota Athletics". Fightingsioux.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  5. ^ a b "Full Slate of Conference Games Set for Oct. 20–22 ... MSU at UM, SCSU at BSU, UW at UMD, League-Leading OSU at UND". WCHA.com. 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  6. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  7. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  8. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  9. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  10. ^ "vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics | Olympic Videos, Photos, News". Vancouver2010.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  11. ^ "Tomcikova named MVP". Iihf.com. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  12. ^ "North Dakota's Lamoureux-Kolls, Wisconsin's Rigsby Named WCHA Women's Players of the Week". Wcha.org. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  13. ^ "North Dakota's Lamoureux and Karvinen, Minnesota's Raty Named WCHA Women's Players of the Week". Wcha.org. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  14. ^ "Minnesota's Kessel, North Dakota's Lamoureux-Kolls and Karvinen Named WCHA Women's Players of the Week". Wcha.com. Retrieved 2012-11-12.