Monika Kvaková

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Monika Kvaková
Born (1988-12-15) December 15, 1988 (age 25)
Žiar nad Hronom, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg; 9 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
team Slovan Bratislava
National team  Slovakia
Playing career 2009–present

Monika Kvakova (born December 15, 1988 in Žiar nad Hronom, Czechoslovakia), is a Slovak female goaltender. Kavkova participated in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games for Slovakia.[1]

Playing career[edit]

She was part of the Slovakian roster that defeated Bulgaria by an 82-0 score in September 2008 in the Olympic Pre-Qualification tournament in Latvia. In the win, she accumulated 11 points.[2] Kavkova logged all sixty minutes of the game as she earned the shutout. Of note, the Bulgarian team was unable to record one shot on net.

In 2009, she was part of the roster at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship Division I, which was played in Graz, Austria. She was part of the Slovak team that qualified for the top division of the 2011 World Women's Championships.

Kvakova played one game for Slovakia at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Tournament tournament on August 27. Versus Canada, she allowed a hat trick from Vicki Bendus as Canada outshot Slovakia 73-8.[3]

Vancouver Winter Games[edit]

She was part of the first Slovakian women's ice hockey team that competed in the Winter Olympic games. She was the backup to Zuzana Tomcikova in the 2010 Olympics. It was the first time that Slovakia competed in women's ice hockey outside of Europe.[4] She did not log any minutes in the Olympic tournament as Slovakia finished in eighth place.[5]

Career stats[edit]

Winter Olympics[edit]

Year GP Mins W L T GAA
2010 Vancouver Olympics 5 0 0 0 0 0.00

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IIHF[edit]

Year Event GP Mins W L T GAA Sv %
2011 IIHF 12 Nations Tournament 1 60 0 0 0 11.00 .849

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monika Kvakova - Video, News, Photos | NBC Olympics". I.nbcolympics.com. 1988-12-15. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  2. ^ http://stats.iihf.com/Hydra/166/IHW166907_74_4_0.pdf
  3. ^ "Game Summary". Hockeycanada.ca. 2011-08-27. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  4. ^ "Slovak with a Canadian accent". Iihf.com. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  5. ^ "Iveta Karafiátová Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  6. ^ "Player Profile: KVAKOVA Monika". Iihf.com. 1988-12-15. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 
  7. ^ "Individual Profile". Hockeycanada.ca. 1988-12-15. Retrieved 2013-01-03.