Chanda Gunn

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Chanda Gunn
Chanda Gunn 30.jpg
Born (1980-01-27) January 27, 1980 (age 37)
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg; 10 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
ECAC team
National team  United States
Playing career 2004–2007

Chanda Leigh Gunn (born January 27, 1980,[1] in Huntington Beach, California) is an American ice hockey player. She won a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. At the games in Turin, she played close to 250 minutes and had 50 saves with a save percentage of 89.3%.


In the 2003-04 season, Chanda Gunn was in her senior season led the Huskies to eight wins. In doing so, she broke two school records: registering 56 saves in a game and twice recording 23 saves in one period. In addition, she finished the season ranked first nationally in save percentage, with a .940 mark, and tenth in the nation with a 1.94 goals-against average.[2] During the season, she was recognized twice as Hockey East Player of the Month. She ranked first in the conference in save percentage (.937) and third in goals-against average with a 2.01 GAA. During her career, Gunn was a finalists for College Hockey's Humanitarian Award, presented annually to college hockey's finest citizen, in 2003 and 2004.

Since the 2007–2008 season, Gunn is an assistant coach at Northeastern University under head coach Laura Schuler. The two-time All-America goaltender is coaching while continuing to pursue her international hockey career.[3]

Private life[edit]

Gunn has epilepsy and is in therapy with Keppra. She is a spokesperson for Epilepsy Therapy Project.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2004 Finalist for Patty Kazmaier Award[5]
  • 2003-04 Hockey East Three Stars Award
  • 2003-04 Hockey East Player of the Year [6]
  • Top 10 Finalist for the 2002 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Awards
  • Top 10 Finalist for the 2003 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Awards
  • Finalist for College Hockey's Humanitarian Award (2003)
  • Finalist for College Hockey's Humanitarian Award (2002)
  • Hockey East 10th Anniversary Team selection[7]


  1. ^ "USA Hockey: 2008-09 U.S. Women's Select Team Roster". USA Hockey. Archived from the original on January 3, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
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  3. ^ about Chanda Gunn Archived August 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Chanda Gunn spoke about herself Archived September 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
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  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 

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