April 20, 1988 |
Maplewood, MN, USA
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)|
|WWHL team||Minnesota Whitecaps|
|National team||United States|
|Women's ice hockey|
|Competitor for United States|
|Women's 4 Nations Cup|
Allie Thunstrom (born April 20, 1988) has been a member of the United States national women's ice hockey team since 2010. She won a silver medal at the 2010 Four Nations Cup contested in St. John's, Newfoundland. She plays also for Minnesota Whitecaps, a professional women's ice hockey team in the Western Women's Hockey League (WWHL). In 2012 Allie switched from hockey to speedskating in order to purse her Olympic dreams. After competing in the 2014 Olympic Trials and missing out on the team, she is still today competing in hopes of reaching the 2018 Winter Olympics. Allie currently trains in Roseville, MN with the Midway Speedskating Club.
At North St. Paul High School, she was the recipient of the 2006 Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award. She was named to the Associated Press All-State first-team in 2006. In addition, she was an All-Conference and All-State in soccer and softball in the state of Minnesota as well.
Thunstrom never missed a game while competing for Boston College. She appeared in all 141 games in her four years. In her senior season (2009–10), she recorded 22 goals and seven assists. Thunstrom led the Eagles in goals and points and finished the season with the most goals scored in Hockey East.
Awards and honors
- Allie Thunstrom, 2010 WHEA Second-Team All-Star
- Allie Thunstrom, 2010 Frozen Four Skills Competition participant