Mélodie Daoust

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Mélodie Daoust
Melodie Daoust 18 janvier 2011.jpg
Born (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 27)
Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Weight 157 lb (71 kg; 11 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
CWHL team
Former teams
Les Canadiennes de Montréal
National team  Canada
Playing career 2011–present

Mélodie Daoust (born January 7, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player for Les Canadiennes de Montréal. She has competed for Hockey Canada in numerous international tournaments, most recently the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Playing career[edit]

In 2008–09, she played with the Lac St. Louis Selects, and helped them accumulate a 62–0–2 record. Daoust was a Montreal Canadiens scholarship holder in 2010 from the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. With the Collège Édouard-Montpetit Lynx, she helped lead them to a Quebec collegiate championship in 2009–10. In addition, she won the league scoring title with 24 goals, 31 assists for 55 total points. She accomplished this in only 13 games played.

In participating with the Canada women's national under-18 ice hockey team, Daoust registered 10 goals and 23 points in 13 games. At the 2010 IIHF world U-18 championships, she scored a goal and adding an assist in the gold medal game. The following day, she flew back to Montreal to help the Lynx capture the collegiate championship. She scored twice and added an assist in the championship game, including the game-winner in a 6–5 win versus Dragons du Collège Laflèche. She had helped the Lynx accumulate a won-loss record of 44 wins, compared to 3 losses.

CWHL[edit]

She was called up as an emergency fill-in with the Montreal Stars, and scored three points[1] in her CWHL debut on January 8 (versus the Burlington Barracudas).[2]

CIS[edit]

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On February 10, 2011, Daoust signed a letter of intent to play for the McGill Martlets women's ice hockey program.[3] She refused offers from numerous Canadian and American universities, including Cornell, Dartmouth and a full scholarship from Boston University. Daoust was only one of five female student-athletes committed to McGill University in the fall of 2011 that were athletic scholarship recipients (announced by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence).[4]

In the aftermath of the 2012–13 season, Daoust was named to the CIS First Team All-Canadians. Among the other players named as First Team All-Canadians were Katelyn Gosling and Hayley Wickenheiser.[5]

Hockey Canada[edit]

Daoust was part of Canada women's national under-18 ice hockey team that won a gold medal at the 2010 IIHF World Women's Under-18 Championship in Chicago. As a member of the gold medal winning squad, a hockey card of her was featured in the Upper Deck 2010 World of Sports card series.[6] In addition, she participated in the Canada Celebrates Event on June 30 in Edmonton, Alberta which recognized the Canadian Olympic and World hockey champions from the 2009–10 season.[7] On October 3, 2011, she was named to the Team Canada roster that participated in the 2011 4 Nations Cup.[8] She scored her first international goal on February 17 at the 2014 Sochi Olympics against Switzerland and they won the gold medal.

Career stats[edit]

Hockey Canada[edit]

Named to 2014 Olympic roster for Canada.[9]

Event GP G A PTS PIM
2007 National U18 5 2 0 2 2
2008 National U18 5 6 4 10 2
2009 National U18 3 3 1 4 2

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Awards and honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 11, 2012. Retrieved September 2, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 14, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ https://www.mcgill.ca/channels/spotlight/item/?item_id=171610[dead link]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 22, 2012. Retrieved September 1, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Normore receives CIS All-Canadian honors". St. FX athletics. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "2010 Upper Deck UD World of Sports Checklist – Sports Card Radio". sportscardradio.com.
  7. ^ "61 hockey champions to attend HCF Celebrity Classic Gala". National Hockey League.
  8. ^ "The Official Website of Hockey Canada". hockeycanada.ca.
  9. ^ "Canada names women's Olympic hockey team". December 23, 2013.
  10. ^ "The Official Website of Hockey Canada". hockeycanada.ca.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 8, 2011. Retrieved March 24, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "McGill's Bettez named player of the year – U SPORTS – English". english.cis-sic.ca.
  13. ^ "Daoust named team MVP, one of four seniors feted at Martlets hockey awards gala". McGill University. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  14. ^ Staffieri, Mark. "Melodie Daoust Headlines CIS Women's Hockey Awards Night in Toronto". Bleacher Report. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  15. ^ "McGill's Daoust among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Awards gala". McGill University. Retrieved October 19, 2017.

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