Kendall Coyne

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Kendall Coyne
Born (1992-05-25) May 25, 1992 (age 25)
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
Height 5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Weight 126 lb (57 kg; 9 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
team
Former teams
Minnesota Whitecaps
Northeastern Huskies
National team  United States
Playing career 2010–present

Kendall Coyne (born May 25, 1992) is an American ice hockey player and a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team. In 2016, she was the winner of the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. In January 2017, Coyne was recognized as the recipient of the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award, which featured quarterback Dak Prescott as one of the ten finalists.[1]

Playing career[edit]

During the 2009–10 season, Coyne scored 53 goals and registered 34 assists in 46 games with the Chicago Mission Under 19 girls team. With the Mission, Coyne participated in three seasons and managed 254 points in 157 games.[2] In addition, she played in two national championship games with the Mission and won one title. Kendall Coyne attended the Berkshire School for the 2010-2011 season, totaling 77 points on 55 goals and 22 assists, in 25 games. She was named the New England Prep School Player of the Year.

USA Hockey[edit]

On January 10, 2009, in Fussen, Germany, Kendall Coyne scored the game-winning goal in overtime for the US in the gold medal game of the 2009 IIHF Under 19 championships.[3] In August 2009, Coyne was the youngest player (at 17 years old) at the USA Hockey women's national festival in Blaine, Minnesota. The festival was the selection camp for the senior national team (that would constitute players for the 2010 Olympic team) and Coyne was one of 41 players that were invited.[4] In the gold medal game of the 2010 Four Nations Cup, Kendall Coyne scored for the United States.[5] After the 2010 Four Nations Cup, Coyne had 36 career points (24 goals, 12 assists) in 27 games with the U.S. national team.

On January 28, 2011, it was announced that Coyne was named to the preliminary roster for the U.S. Women's National Team.[6] From April 4 to 12, 2011, she was one of 30 players that took part in a selection / training camp. She was named to the final roster that participated at the 2011 IIHF Women's World Championship.[7] She competed in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, winning the silver medal with the US Team, losing to Canada in the gold-medal game. Kendall was the leading scorer for team USA, with 6 points on 2 goals, and 4 assists.[8]

NCAA[edit]

On April 28, 2011, it was announced that Coyne committed to the Northeastern Huskies women's ice hockey program.[9]

NWHL[edit]

In the 2015 NWHL Draft, she was selected third overall by the Boston Pride.

Career statistics[edit]

USA Hockey[edit]

Event Games Goals Assists Points
2010 Four Nations Cup 4 1 1 2

[10]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Kendall Coyne, 2012–13 Second Team All-America selection[11]
  • 2015 CCM Hockey Women's Division I All-Americans, Second Team[12]
  • 2017 NCAA Today's Top 10 Award.[13]

Hockey East[edit]

  • Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of October 31, 2011)[14]
  • Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of November 28, 2011)[15]
  • Hockey East Player of the Month (Month of November 2011)[16]
  • Hockey East Rookie of the Week (Week of January 23, 2012)[17]
  • Hockey East Player of the Month (Month of January 2012)[18]
  • 2014-15 Hockey East First Team All-Star[19]

USA Hockey[edit]

Personal[edit]

Coyne has two brothers and a sister. Her oldest brother Kevin Coyne played Division III hockey and is currently an elite skills hockey coach.[21] Coyne graduated from Berkshire School, Sheffield, Massachusetts in 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kendall Coyne honored with NCAA Today's Top 10 Award". Northeastern Huskies athletics. 2017-01-19. Retrieved 2017-01-25. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived June 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Game Summary". Hockeycanada.ca. 2009-01-10. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  4. ^ Dodd, Mike (2009-08-20). "Kendall Coyne, 17, has Olympic hockey aspirations". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ http://hurstathletics.com/news/2011/1/28/WHOCK_0128110648.aspx
  7. ^ "Local player makes U.S. women's hockey squad » Sports". Press-Republican. 2011-04-13. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  8. ^ [3]
  9. ^ "Northeastern University Athletics – Huskies sign eight new recruits for 2011–12 season". Gonu.com. 2011-04-28. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  10. ^ "Individual Profile". Hockeycanada.ca. 1992-05-25. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  11. ^ http://www.ahcahockey.com/news/1213/0321w1aa.php
  12. ^ http://www.gophersports.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/031915aab.html
  13. ^ "Kendall Coyne honored with NCAA Today's Top 10 Award". Northeastern Huskies athletics. 2017-01-19. Retrieved 2017-01-25. 
  14. ^ "MAINE PICKS UP BIG ROAD WIN AT NO. 5 BOSTON COLLEGE". HockeyEastOnline.com. 2011-10-31. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  15. ^ http://www.hockeyeastonline.com/women/pres1112/201111/nov28wwr.pdf
  16. ^ http://www.hockeyeastonline.com/women/pres1112/201112/dec5wwr.pdf
  17. ^ http://www.hockeyeastonline.com/women/pres1112/201201/jan23wwr.pdf
  18. ^ "Bu’S Jenn Wakefield Named January’S Player Of The Month". HockeyEastOnline.com. 2012-02-02. Archived from the original on 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  19. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2016-08-22. 
  20. ^ "USA Hockey". USA Hockey. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  21. ^ "Introducing...Kendall Coyne". Iihf.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 

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