2017-18 National Women's Team

Rebecca Johnston
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
09-24-1989
HT/WT
5'9 / 148
Shoots
L
Hometown
Sudbury, Ont.
Club Team
Calgary (CWHL)
Teams
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Canada
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games - Canada
2017-18 NWT Esso Series - Canada
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA - Canada
2017 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament - Canada
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2016 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2014 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2014 Olympic Winter Games (Women) - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2017 4 Nations Cup in Tampa, Fla. … Played in a six-game series versus the United States leading up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Mich. … Played for Canada’s National Women’s Team in the two-game December Series against the United States in Sarnia, Ont., and Plymouth, Mich., in December 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Kamloops, B.C., and was named to the Media All-Star Team … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Malmö, Sweden … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup in Kamloops, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 4 Nations Cup in Tikkurila, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Team September Camp/Fall Festival in Calgary, Alta., in September 2011 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland, and was named to the Media All-Star Team … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Toronto, Ont., in August 2010 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. … Played in a six-game series vs. the United States leading up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver, B.C. … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Hämeenlinna, Finland … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2009 MLP Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2008 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Harbin, China … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2008 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 4 Nations Cup in Leksand, Sweden … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2007 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Winnipeg, Man., as an alternate player … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2007 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Ottawa, Ont., in August 2006

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Third in Calgary scoring … Eighth in CWHL scoring … Played in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … 14th in Calgary scoring … Missed most of the season due to injury … 2014-15: Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Led Calgary in scoring … Named CWHL MVP … Won the Angela James Bowl as leading scorer in the CWHL … Played in the inaugural CWHL All-Star Game … 2012-13 Reached the Clarkson Cup with the Toronto Furies … Led Toronto in scoring … Sixth in CWHL scoring … Selected second overall by Toronto in the 2012 CWHL Draft … 2011-12: Won the ECAC championship with Cornell University, and reached the NCAA Frozen Four … Named an NCAA First Team All-American … Named ECAC Player of the Year … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Led the ECAC in scoring … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the top player in NCAA women’s hockey …  2010-11: An alternate captain with Cornell … Won the ECAC championship with Cornell, and reached the NCAA Frozen Four … Tied for first in Cornell scoring … Third in ECAC scoring …  Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … 2008-09: Named a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award … Named a Second-Team All-American … Named to the ECAC First All-Star Team … Led Cornell in scoring … Second in ECAC scoring … Named Cornell MVP … 2007-08: Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Named to the Ivy League First All-Star Team … Led Cornell in scoring … OTHER: Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2007 Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse, Yukon … Won a gold medal with Ontario Red at the November 2005 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Salmon Arm, B.C., and was named Top Forward … Played three seasons (2004-07) with the Sudbury Lady Wolves (Intermediate AA) … Played all of her minor hockey in Sudbury … Lists Dave Laporte as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Niece of former Team Canada coach Mike Johnston … Won a bronze medal in the 400m at the 2006 Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships … Favourite movie: Bridesmaids … Favourite TV show: Suits … Favourite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings … Lists sprinter Perdita Felicien as her favourite female athlete … Favourite sport, other than hockey: basketball … Majored in communications at Cornell University … Daughter of Robert and Colleen … Has three brothers, Steven, Ryan and Jacob, and two sisters, Sarah and Katie 

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
20
11
8
3
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Feb 14, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 13, 2018
1
0
1
0
Feb 11, 2018
3
2
1
2

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2017 4 Nations Cup
13
9
6
3
4
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
5
7
3
4
0
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
8
6
4
2
0
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
8
9
4
5
6
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
4
1
1
0
0
2017-18 NWT Esso Series (Pre)
20
11
8
3
0
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
5
5
2
3
2
Videos
Photos
2018 OLY: CAN 5 – OAR 0 (Preliminary)
Rebecca Johnston and Mélodie Daoust had two goals each, sending Canada to an Olympic-opening win.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 4 – ROY 1 (League)
Daoust had 2G 1A to help Canada to the win in the Esso Series finale.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 3 – FLA 2 (League)
Rougeau and Nurse had 1G 1A each, and Canada hung on for the win.
2017-18 NWT: CAN 2 – USA 1 (OT) (Exhibition)
Wakefield scored with 26 seconds to play in the series finale.
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