Canada women's national ice hockey 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.

Canada
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Maple Leaf has always appeared on the Team Canada uniform since 1920, but was first worn by women in 1990.[1]
Nickname(s)Team Canada
(Équipe Canada)
AssociationHockey Canada
Head coachTroy Ryan
AssistantsKori Cheverie
Ali Domenico
Caroline Ouellette
CaptainMarie-Philip Poulin
Most gamesHayley Wickenheiser (216)
Top scorerHayley Wickenheiser (146)
Most pointsHayley Wickenheiser (318)
Team colorsRed, black, white[2]
     
IIHF codeCAN
Canada national ice hockey team jerseys 2021 IHWC.png
Ranking
Current IIHF1 Steady (4 September 2022)[3]
Highest IIHF1 (first in 2003)
Lowest IIHF2 (first in 2009)
First international
Canada  10–0   Switzerland
(North York, Canada; April 21, 1987)
Biggest win
Canada  19–1  Netherlands
(North York, Canada; April 23, 1987)
Canada  18–0  Japan
(Ottawa, Canada; March 22, 1990)
Canada  18–0  Japan
(Richmond, Canada; April 5, 1996)
Canada  18–0  Slovakia
(Vancouver, Canada; February 13, 2010)
Biggest defeat
United States  9–2  Canada
(Burlington, United States; April 7, 2012)
World Championships
Appearances21 (first in 1990)
Best resultGold Gold: 12 (1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2012, 2021, 2022)
Olympics
Appearances7 (first in 1998)
MedalsGold medal.svg Gold: 5 (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2022)
Silver medal.svg Silver: 2 (1998, 2018)
International record (W–L–T)
256–47–5
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
Gold medal – first place 2022 Beijing Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Team
Silver medal – second place 2018 Pyeongchang Team
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Canada
Gold medal – first place 1992 Finland
Gold medal – first place 1994 United States
Gold medal – first place 1997 Canada
Gold medal – first place 1999 Finland
Gold medal – first place 2000 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2001 USA
Gold medal – first place 2004 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2007 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2012 United States
Gold medal – first place 2021 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2022 Denmark
Silver medal – second place 2005 Sweden
Silver medal – second place 2008 China
Silver medal – second place 2009 Finland
Silver medal – second place 2011 Switzerland
Silver medal – second place 2013 Canada
Silver medal – second place 2015 Sweden
Silver medal – second place 2016 Canada
Silver medal – second place 2017 United States
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Finland
Winter Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2009 Harbin
Gold medal – first place 2011 Erzurum Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Trentino Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Granada Team

Competition achievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Host Country Host City Result
1998   Japan Nagano Silver
2002   USA Provo / West Valley City, Utah (Salt Lake City) Gold
2006   Italy Torino Gold
2010   Canada Vancouver, British Columbia Gold
2014   Russia Sochi Gold
2018   South Korea Gangneung (Pyeongchang) Silver
2022   China Beijing Gold

World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Host Country Host Cities Result
1990   Canada Ottawa Champions
1992   Finland Tampere Champions
1994   USA Lake Placid, New York Champions
1997   Canada Kitchener, Brantford / Brampton / Hamilton /
London / Mississauga / North York,
Ontario
Champions
1999   Finland Espoo / Vantaa Champions
2000   Canada Mississauga / Barrie / Kitchener / London /
Niagara Falls / Oshawa / Peterborough,
Ontario
Champions
2001   USA Minneapolis / Blaine / Fridley / Plymouth /
Rochester / St. Cloud,
Minnesota
Champions
2004   Canada Halifax / Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Champions
2005   Sweden Linköping / Norrköping Runners-up
2007   Canada Winnipeg / Selkirk, Manitoba Champions
2008   China Harbin Runners-up
2009   Finland Hämeenlinna Runners-up
2011    Switzerland Zurich Runners-up
2012   USA Burlington Champions
2013   Canada Ottawa, Ontario Runners-up
2015   Sweden Malmö Runners-up
2016   Canada Kamloops, British Columbia Runners-up
2017   USA Plymouth Runners-up
2019   Finland Espoo Third place
2020   Canada Halifax / Truro, Nova Scotia Cancelled[4]
2021   Canada Calgary, Alberta Champions
2022   Denmark Frederikshavn, Herning Champions

4 Nations CupEdit

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
2016 Järvenpää, Finland Runners-up
2017 Tampa and Wesley Chapel, United States Runners-up
2018 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Runners-up
2019 Luleå, Sweden Cancelled[5][6]
2020   Finland/  Sweden Not Scheduled

Pacific Rim ChampionshipEdit

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

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2022 IIHF Women's World Championship.[7]

Head coach: Troy Ryan[8]

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
3 D Jocelyne Larocque 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) – A 66 kg (146 lb) (1988-05-19) May 19, 1988 (age 34)   PWHPA Toronto
7 F Laura Stacey 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 28)   PWHPA Montreal
10 F Sarah Fillier 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (2000-06-09) June 9, 2000 (age 22)   Princeton Tigers
12 D Meaghan Mikkelson 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1985-01-04) January 4, 1985 (age 37)   PWHPA Calgary
14 D Renata Fast 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-10-06) October 6, 1994 (age 27)   PWHPA Toronto
17 D Ella Shelton 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1998-01-19) January 19, 1998 (age 24)   PWHPA Toronto
19 F Brianne Jenner 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (1991-05-04) May 4, 1991 (age 31)   PWHPA Toronto
20 F Sarah Nurse 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1995-01-04) January 4, 1995 (age 27)   PWHPA Toronto
21 D Ashton Bell 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1999-12-07) December 7, 1999 (age 22)   Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs
23 D Erin Ambrose 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-04-30) April 30, 1994 (age 28)   PWHPA Montreal
26 F Emily Clark 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1995-11-28) November 28, 1995 (age 26)   PWHPA Montreal
27 F Emma Maltais 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (1999-11-04) November 4, 1999 (age 22)   Ohio State Buckeyes
28 D Micah Zandee-Hart 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1997-01-13) January 13, 1997 (age 25)   PWHPA Calgary
29 F Marie-Philip PoulinC 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 31)   PWHPA Montreal
35 G Ann-Renée Desbiens 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1994-04-10) April 10, 1994 (age 28)   PWHPA Montreal
38 G Emerance Maschmeyer 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-10-05) October 5, 1994 (age 27)   PWHPA Montreal
40 F Blayre TurnbullA 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1993-07-15) July 15, 1993 (age 29)   PWHPA Calgary
43 F Kristin O'Neill 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 57 kg (126 lb) (1998-03-30) March 30, 1998 (age 24)   PWHPA Toronto
44 F Sarah Potomak 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1997-12-19) December 19, 1997 (age 24)   PWHPA Calgary
47 F Jamie Lee Rattray 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1992-09-30) September 30, 1992 (age 29)   PWHPA Toronto
50 G Kristen Campbell 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1997-11-30) November 30, 1997 (age 24)   PWHPA Calgary
51 F Victoria Bach 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) (1996-07-12) July 12, 1996 (age 26)   PWHPA Toronto
55 F Jessie Eldridge 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 77 kg (170 lb) (1997-12-17) December 17, 1997 (age 24)   PWHPA Montreal

Development team rosterEdit

Roster for the 2022 Collegiate Series.[9]

Head coach: Kori Cheverie

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
1 G Raygan Kirk 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (2001-11-03) November 3, 2001 (age 20)   Ohio State University
4 D Sara Swiderski 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (2004-11-11) November 11, 2004 (age 17)   Clarkson University
5 D Rylind MacKinnon 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 57 kg (126 lb) (2000-03-05) March 5, 2000 (age 22)   University of British Columbia
8 D Stephanie Markowski 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (2001-08-24) August 24, 2001 (age 21)   Clarkson University
9 F Sophie Shirley 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) (1999-06-30) June 30, 1999 (age 23)   University of Wisconsin
10 F Gabrielle David 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 57 kg (126 lb) (1999-06-22) June 22, 1999 (age 23)   Clarkson University
11 F Anne Cherkowski 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (2002-07-06) July 6, 2002 (age 20)   Clarkson University
12 F Jennifer Gardiner 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 69 kg (152 lb) (2001-09-18) September 18, 2001 (age 21)   Ohio State University
14 D Ashley Messier 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (2002-03-27) March 27, 2002 (age 20)   Cornell University
15 F Amy Potomak 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 75 kg (165 lb) (1999-06-25) June 25, 1999 (age 23)   Trinity Western University
17 F Sarah Paul 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 75 kg (165 lb) (2003-07-20) July 20, 2003 (age 19)   Princeton University
18 F Maggie ConnorsA 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (2000-10-22) October 22, 2000 (age 21)   Princeton University
19 F Danielle Serdachny 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (2001-05-12) May 12, 2001 (age 21)   Colgate University
20 F Sarah Wozniewicz 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (2003-08-25) August 25, 2003 (age 19)   University of Wisconsin
21 D Nicole Gosling 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (2002-04-21) April 21, 2002 (age 20)   Clarkson University
22 D Mae Batherson 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 57 kg (126 lb) (2000-12-05) December 5, 2000 (age 21)   Syracuse University
26 F Maddi Wheeler 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 61 kg (134 lb) (2002-10-10) October 10, 2002 (age 19)   University of Wisconsin
27 D Megan CarterA 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 79 kg (174 lb) (2001-05-23) May 23, 2001 (age 21)   Northeastern University
28 F Lexie Adzija 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 76 kg (168 lb) (2000-06-30) June 30, 2000 (age 22)   Quinnipiac University
29 F Emmy Fecteau 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1999-04-07) April 7, 1999 (age 23)   Concordia University
30 G Hannah Murphy 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (2003-08-03) August 3, 2003 (age 19)   Colgate University
31 G Kayle Osborne 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (2002-02-28) February 28, 2002 (age 20)   Colgate University
88 F Julia GoslingC 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (2001-02-21) February 21, 2001 (age 21)   St. Lawrence University

CoachesEdit

 
1990 women's team jerseys

General managersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A century of Jerseys". Hockey Canada. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "Hockey Canada Logo Guidelines" (PDF). HockeyCanada.ca. Hockey Canada. March 27, 2013. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "IIHF Women's World Ranking". IIHF. September 4, 2022. Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  4. ^ "Women's Worlds cancelled". iihf.com. March 7, 2020.
  5. ^ "Damkronornas hemmaturnering i Luleå i november ställs in". Svenska Ishockeyförbundet. September 13, 2019. Retrieved September 30, 2019.
  6. ^ Campbell, Ken (September 13, 2019). "SWEDISH WOMEN BLINDSIDED BY DECISION TO CANCEL FOUR NATIONS CUP, CANADA AND USA WILL FILL THE VOID WITH GAMES". The Hockeyn News. Retrieved September 30, 2019.
  7. ^ "Canada's National Women's Team named for 2022 IIHF Women's World Championship". hockeycanada.ca. August 15, 2022. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  8. ^ "2022 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship – Team Roster: Canada" (PDF). IIHF. August 26, 2022. Retrieved August 26, 2022.
  9. ^ "Rosters - 2022-23 NWDT Series vs. United States (Aug.)". USA Hockey (Press release). August 14, 2022. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  10. ^ Spencer, Donna (July 26, 2018). "Gina Kingsbury takes over Hockey Canada women's team". CBC Sports. Archived from the original on July 26, 2018. Retrieved July 26, 2018.

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