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 uniform since 1920.[1]
Nickname(s)Team Canada
(Équipe Canada)
AssociationHockey Canada
Head coachPerry Pearn
AssistantsMatt Desrosiers
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 hockey team jerseys - 2014 Winter Olympics.png
Ranking
Current IIHF2 Steady (24 April 2020)[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
Appearances19 (first in 1990)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2012)
Olympics
Appearances6 (first in 1998)
MedalsGold medal.svg Gold: (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014)
Silver medal.svg Silver: (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
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 USA
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 USA
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 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
2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

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
2016 Kamloops, Canada Runners-up
2017 Plymouth, United States Runners-up
2019 Espoo, Finland Third place
2020 Halifax and Truro, Canada Cancelled[4]

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

Pacific Rim ChampionshipEdit

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

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2020 IIHF Women's World Championship.[5]

Head Coach: Perry Pearn

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Team
3 D Jocelyne Larocque 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1988-05-19) 19 May 1988 (age 32) PWHPA
5 D Lauriane Rougeau 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 75 kg (165 lb) (1990-04-12) 12 April 1990 (age 30) PWHPA
7 F Laura Stacey 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 (age 26) PWHPA
10 F Sarah Fillier 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (1989-09-24) 24 September 1989 (age 31)   Princeton Univ.
11 F Jill Saulnier 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1992-03-07) 7 March 1992 (age 28) PWHPA
14 D Renata Fast 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1994-10-06) 6 October 1994 (age 26) PWHPA
15 F Mélodie Daoust 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 28) PWHPA
19 F Brianne Jenner 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) (1991-05-04) 4 May 1991 (age 29) PWHPA
20 F Sarah Nurse 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1995-01-04) 4 January 1995 (age 25) PWHPA
23 D Erin Ambrose 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (1994-04-30) 30 April 1994 (age 26) PWHPA
24 F Natalie Spooner 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) (1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 30) PWHPA
25 D Jaime Bourbonnais 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1998-09-09) 9 September 1998 (age 22)   Cornell Univ.
26 F Emily Clark 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1995-11-28) 28 November 1995 (age 24) PWHPA
28 D Micah Zandee-Hart 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1997-01-13) 13 January 1997 (age 23)   Cornell Univ.
29 F Marie-Philip PoulinC 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1991-03-28) 28 March 1991 (age 29) PWHPA
31 G Geneviève Lacasse 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1989-05-05) 5 May 1989 (age 31) PWHPA
35 G Ann-Renée Desbiens 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1994-04-10) 10 April 1994 (age 26) PWHPA
36 F Loren Gabel 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1997-07-24) 24 July 1997 (age 23) PWHPA
38 G Emerance Maschmeyer 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1994-10-05) 5 October 1994 (age 26) PWHPA
40 F Blayre Turnbull 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 27) PWHPA
47 F Jamie Lee Rattray 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 78 kg (172 lb) (1992-09-30) 30 September 1992 (age 28) PWHPA
51 F Victoria Bach 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) (1996-07-12) 12 July 1996 (age 24) PWHPA
53 D Claire Thompson 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1998-01-28) 28 January 1998 (age 22)   Princeton Univ.

Development team rosterEdit

Roster for the 2019 U22 Series.[6]

Head Coach: Troy Ryan

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 18)   Robert Morris Univ.
4 D Claire Thompson 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1998-01-28) January 28, 1998 (age 22)   Princeton Univ.
6 D Ashton Bell – A 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) (1999-12-07) December 7, 1999 (age 20)   Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
7 D Ella Shelton 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 80 kg (180 lb) (1998-01-19) January 19, 1998 (age 22)   Clarkson Univ.
8 F Sophie Shirley 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 54 kg (119 lb) (1999-06-30) June 30, 1999 (age 21)   Univ. of Wisconsin
9 F Amy Potomak 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) (1999-06-25) June 25, 1999 (age 21)   Univ. of Minnesota
10 F Kristin O'Neill – A 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1998-03-30) March 30, 1998 (age 22)   Cornell Univ.
11 F Maggie Connors 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (130 lb) (2000-10-22) October 22, 2000 (age 19)   Princeton Univ.
12 D Brooke Hobson 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 69 kg (152 lb) (1999-05-27) May 27, 1999 (age 21)   Northeastern Univ.
13 F Audrey-Anne Veillette 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (2000-12-03) December 3, 2000 (age 19)   Univ. de Montréal
14 D Jaime BourbonnaisC 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) (1998-09-09) September 9, 1998 (age 22)   Cornell Univ.
15 F Julia Gosling 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (2001-02-21) February 21, 2001 (age 19)   St. Lawrence Univ.
16 F Ryleigh Houston 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 63 kg (139 lb) (1998-09-14) September 14, 1998 (age 22)   Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
17 F Emma Maltais 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in) 71 kg (157 lb) (1999-11-04) November 4, 1999 (age 20)   Ohio State Univ.
18 F Malia Schneider 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (1998-10-03) October 3, 1998 (age 22)   Colgate Univ.
19 F Sarah Fillier 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 62 kg (137 lb) (2000-06-09) June 9, 2000 (age 20)   Princeton Univ.
20 D Jalyn Elmes 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 84 kg (185 lb) (1998-04-13) April 13, 1998 (age 22)   Univ. of Minnesota Duluth
22 D Jessica DiGirolamo 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) (1999-02-13) February 13, 1999 (age 21)   Syracuse Univ.
24 F Alexa Vasko 1.6 m (5 ft 3 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1999-02-07) February 7, 1999 (age 21)   Mercyhurst Univ.
27 F Emmy Fecteau 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 68 kg (150 lb) (1999-04-07) April 7, 1999 (age 21)   Concordia Univ.
29 F Lindsay Agnew 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) (1998-03-09) March 9, 1998 (age 22)   Boston Coll.
30 G Kelsey Roberts 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) (1998-09-16) September 16, 1998 (age 22)   Univ. of Calgary
31 G Kendra Woodland 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) (2000-02-18) February 18, 2000 (age 20)   Univ. of New Brunswick

Former coachesEdit

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. April 24, 2020. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  4. ^ "Women's Worlds cancelled". iihf.com. March 7, 2020.
  5. ^ "2020 IIHF Women's World Championship". Hockey Canada.
  6. ^ https://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/team-canada/women/under-22/2019-20/series-vs-usa/stats/team-rosters?teamid=430
  7. ^ Donna Spencer: The Canadian Press. "Gina Kingsbury takes over Hockey Canada women's team". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Sports. Retrieved July 26, 2018.

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