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Laura Rachel Stacey (born May 5, 1994) is a ice hockey player for Markham Thunder that has competed for the Canadian National Women's Under 18 and Under 22 team. She won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Laura Stacey
Born (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 25)
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 157 lb (71 kg; 11 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
CWHL team
Former teams
Markham Thunder
National team  Canada
Playing career 2012–present

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Playing careerEdit

She represented Team Ontario at the 2011 Canada Winter Games.[1] During the 2011–12 Canada women's national ice hockey team season, she was a member of the Canadian National Under 18 team that participated in a three-game series vs. the USA in August 2011.[2] She scored a goal in the gold medal game of the 2011 Canadian National Women's Under-18 Championships for Team Ontario Red.[3] In the first game of the 2012 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship (contested on December 31, 2011), Laura Stacey accumulated three points in a 13–1 rout of Switzerland.[4]

Stacey played for Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics, playing in five games and earning a silver medal.[5]

NCAAEdit

On January 23, 2012, it was announced that Stacey committed to the Dartmouth Big Green.[6]

CWHLEdit

She was selected third overall by the Brampton Thunder in the 2016 CWHL Draft. Making her CWHL debut in a road contest against the Calgary Inferno on October 8, 2016, she would log her first goal with the Thunder on October 9. An October 16 tilt with Les Canadiennes de Montreal resulted in the first multi-point performance of her CWHL career, as she recorded a pair of assists.

In her first season in the league, Stacey was named among the participants in the 3rd CWHL All-Star Game. Competing with Team White, she was joined by fellow Thunder teammates Laura Fortino, Jess Jones and Rebecca Vint. Stacey and Vint logged an assist on the ninth goal of the game, scored by Marie-Philip Poulin.[7]

Appearing in the 2018 Clarkson Cup finals against the Kunlun Red Star, Laura Stacey would score with 2:11 left in the 4-on-4 overtime, as Markham prevailed by a 2–1 tally for its first-ever Cup win.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

Hockey CanadaEdit

Year Event GP G A PTS PIM
2011 U18 WWC 5 3 4 7 2

NCAAEdit

Year GP G A PTS PIM PPG SHG GWG
2012–13 28 8 14 22 20 3 0 1
2013–14 27 4 12 16 28 1 1 0
2014–15 26 9 17 26 8 3 1 1
2015–16 27 10 13 23 18 2 1 0

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CWHLEdit

Season Team GP G A PTS PIM +/- GWG PPG SHG
2016–17 Brampton Thunder 18 8 11 19 6 +11 0 0 0
2017–18 Markham Thunder 2 2 2 4 0 +4 0 0 1

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PersonalEdit

Stacey is the great-granddaughter of Hockey Hall of Famer King Clancy.[11] Her great-uncle, Terry Clancy, played for Team Canada at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://teamontario.info/media_guide/womens%20hockey.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.php/ci_id/170168/la_id/1.htm
  3. ^ http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.php/ci_id/178292/la_id/1/ss_id/170515/
  4. ^ https://reports.iihf.hockey/Hydra/279/IHW279B02_74_3_0.pdf
  5. ^ "SEVEN OLYMPIC MEDALISTS RETURN TO CWHL". thecwhl.ca. March 9, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  6. ^ http://www.ecachockey.com/women/members/dartmouth/20122301_DartmouthEarlyRecruitsClass2016
  7. ^ "TEAM CAMPBELL BEATS TEAM SPOONER-MIKKELSON AT 2017 CWHL ALL-STAR GAME". CWHL. February 11, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Kevin McGran (March 25, 2018). "Laura Stacey's overtime winner gives Markham its first Clarkson Cup". Toronto Star. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "Laura Stacey Career Stats". USCHO. n.d. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  10. ^ n/a (n.d.). "Laura Stacey". CWHL. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  11. ^ Building on bloodlines
  12. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/cl/terry-clancy-1.html

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