Canada women's national ice hockey team

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Canada
Nickname(s) Équipe Canada (Team Canada)
Association Hockey Canada
General Manager Melody Davidson
Head coach Laura Schuler
Assistants Tim Bothwell
Dwayne Gylywoychuk
Captain Marie-Philip Poulin
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, Ontario, Canada; April 21, 1987)
Biggest win

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

 Canada 18–0 Slovakia 
(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; February 13, 2010)
Biggest defeat
 United States 9–2 Canada 
(Burlington, United States; April 7, 2012)
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 16 (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)
253–45–5
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Torino Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Vancouver Team
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Team
IIHF World Women's Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 1992 Finland Team
Gold medal – first place 1994 USA Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Finland Team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 USA Team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Canada Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 USA Team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Sweden Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 China Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Finland Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Switzerland Team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Canada Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Sweden Team
Winter Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2009 Harbin Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Erzurum Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Trentino Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Granada 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 Games[edit]

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

World Championships[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
2015 Malmö, Sweden Runners-up

Nations Cup[edit]

Year Location Result
1996 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Champions
1997 Lake Placid, United States Runners-up
1998 Kuortane, Finland Champions
1999 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Champions
2000 Provo, United States Champions
2001 Vierumäki and Tampere, Finland Champions
2002 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Champions
2003 Skövde, Sweden Runners-up
2004 Lake Placid, United States Champions
2005 Hämeenlinna, Finland Champions
2006 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Champions
2007 Leksand, Sweden Champions
2008 Lake Placid, United States Runners-up
2009 Vierumäki, Finland Champions
2010 Clarenville and St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Champions
2011 Nyköping, Sweden Runners-up
2012 Tikkurila, Finland Runners-up
2013 Lake Placid, United States Champions
2014 Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Champions
2015 Sundsvall, Sweden Runners-up

Pacific Rim Championship[edit]

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

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Roster for the 2015 4 Nations Cup.[1]

Head coach: Laura Schuler

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
2 F Meghan AgostaA 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1987-02-12) February 12, 1987 (age 28) Free agent
4 D Brigette Lacquette 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1992-11-10) November 10, 1992 (age 23) Canada Calgary Inferno
5 D Lauriane RougeauA 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (1990-04-12) April 12, 1990 (age 25) Canada Les Canadiennes
6 F Rebecca Johnston 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1989-09-24) September 24, 1989 (age 26) Canada Calgary Inferno
8 D Laura Fortino 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1991-01-30) January 30, 1991 (age 25) Canada Brampton Thunder
9 F Jennifer Wakefield 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1989-06-15) June 15, 1989 (age 26) Canada Brampton Thunder
11 F Jillian Saulnier 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1992-03-07) March 7, 1992 (age 23) Sweden Linköpings HC
14 D Courtney Birchard 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb) (1989-07-14) July 14, 1989 (age 26) Canada Brampton Thunder
17 F Bailey Bram 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1990-09-05) September 5, 1990 (age 25) Canada Calgary Inferno
23 F Sarah Potomak 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1997-12-19) December 19, 1997 (age 18) United States University of Minnesota
24 F Natalie SpoonerA 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1990-10-17) October 17, 1990 (age 25) Canada Toronto Furies
26 F Jessica Campbell 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1992-06-24) June 24, 1992 (age 23) Canada Calgary Inferno
29 F Marie-Philip PoulinC 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 24) Canada Les Canadiennes
30 G Emerance Maschmeyer 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-10-05) October 5, 1994 (age 21) United States Harvard University
33 G Erica Howe 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb) (1992-07-17) July 17, 1992 (age 23) Canada Brampton Thunder
34 D Sarah Edney 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1993-09-02) September 2, 1993 (age 22) Canada Brampton Thunder
35 F Sarah Lefort 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 74 kg (163 lb) (1994-02-09) February 9, 1994 (age 21) United States Boston University
36 D Renata Fast 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-10-06) October 6, 1994 (age 21) United States Clarkson University
37 F Sarah Davis 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (1992-06-23) June 23, 1992 (age 23) Canada Calgary Inferno
38 D Halli Krzyzaniak 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1995-02-04) February 4, 1995 (age 21) United States University of North Dakota
39 F Emily Clark 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1995-11-28) November 28, 1995 (age 20) United States University of Wisconsin–Madison
40 F Blayre Turnbull 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1993-07-13) July 13, 1993 (age 22) Canada Calgary Inferno
42 F Sarah Nurse 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (1995-01-04) January 4, 1995 (age 21) United States University of Wisconsin–Madison

Development Team roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 Nations Cup.[2]

Head coach: Dwayne Gylywoychuk

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
2 D Melissa Channell 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1994-12-16) December 16, 1994 (age 21) United States University of Wisconsin–Madison
3 D Cassandra PoudrierA 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1992-12-05) December 5, 1992 (age 23) United States Cornell University
4 D Brigette Lacquette 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1992-11-10) November 10, 1992 (age 23) Canada Calgary Inferno
6 F Hanna Bunton 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1995-05-07) May 7, 1995 (age 20) United States Cornell University
7 F Jamie Lee Rattray 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1992-09-30) September 30, 1992 (age 23) United States Clarkson University
8 D Micah Hart 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 69 kg (152 lb) (1997-01-13) January 13, 1997 (age 19) United States Cornell University
10 F Kelly TerryA 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1992-06-06) June 6, 1992 (age 23) Canada Toronto Furies
11 F Cayley Mercer 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 58 kg (128 lb) (1995-01-18) January 18, 1995 (age 21) United States Clarkson University
12 D Katelyn Gosling 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1993-05-10) May 10, 1993 (age 22) Canada University of Western Ontario
13 D Erin Ambrose 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1994-04-30) April 30, 1994 (age 21) United States Clarkson University
14 F Rebecca Leslie 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 54 kg (119 lb) (1996-05-08) May 8, 1996 (age 19) United States Boston University
15 F Mélodie DaoustC 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 72 kg (159 lb) (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 24) Canada McGill University
17 F Shelby Bram 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1993-08-20) August 20, 1993 (age 22) United States Buffalo Beauts
18 F Rebecca Kohler 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1995-09-03) September 3, 1995 (age 20) United States University of North Dakota
21 F Laura Stacey 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 21) United States Dartmouth College
22 F Shannon MacAulayA 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1994-06-22) June 22, 1994 (age 21) United States Clarkson University
23 F Karly Heffernan 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (1996-02-06) February 6, 1996 (age 20) United States Harvard University
24 D Ivana Bilic 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-03-21) March 21, 1994 (age 21) United States Bemidji State University
25 F Victoria Bach 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) (1996-07-12) July 12, 1996 (age 19) United States Boston University
30 G Elaine Chuli 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1994-05-16) May 16, 1994 (age 21) United States University of Connecticut
31 F Amanda Leveille 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1994-06-10) June 10, 1994 (age 21) United States University of Minnesota

Former Coaches[edit]

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