2017-18 National Women's Team

Meaghan Mikkelson
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
01-04-1985
HT/WT
5'9 / 139
Shoots
R
Hometown
St. Albert, Alta.
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
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 IIHF Women’s World Championship 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 silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2013 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2012 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. … Finished third with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF 12 Nations Women’s Invitational Tournament in Vierumäki, Finland … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … Named Top Defenceman and to the Media All-Star Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s, N.L. … 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 silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Harbin, China … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2008 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y. … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2006 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2005 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., and Burlington, Vt., in August 2004 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2004 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team for a three-game series vs. the United States in Pierrefonds, Que., in August 2003

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Named CWHL Defenceman of the Year … Reached the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Seventh in Calgary scoring … Led Calgary defencemen in scoring … Third in scoring among CWHL defencemen … Co-captained her team in the CWHL All-Star Game … 2015-16: Won the Clarkson Cup with Calgary … Returned to the Calgary line-up Jan. 9 after giving birth … Seventh in scoring among Calgary defencemen … 2014-15: Took the season off to have a baby … 2012-13: Second in Alberta HC (CWHL) scoring … Led Alberta defencemen in scoring … 2011-12: Selected third overall by Alberta in the 2011 CWHL Draft … Third in Alberta scoring … Led Alberta defencemen in scoring … 2010-11: Third in Edmonton Chimos (WWHL) scoring … Led Edmonton defencemen in scoring … Second in scoring among WWHL defencemen … 2008-09: Second in Edmonton scoring … Led Edmonton defencemen in scoring … 10th in WWHL scoring … Third in scoring among WWHL defencemen … 2007-08: Third in Edmonton scoring … Led Edmonton defencemen in scoring … Sixth in scoring among WWHL defencemen … 2006-07: Won the NCAA national championship with the University of Wisconsin … Named a top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the NCAA’s top women’s hockey player … Named an NCAA First Team All-American … Named to the WCHA First All-Star Team … Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year … Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team … Led NCAA defencemen in scoring … 2005-06: Won the NCAA national championship with Wisconsin … Named to the WCHA Second All-Star Team … Moved from forward to defence prior to the season … 2004-05: Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team … 2003-04: Third among Wisconsin freshmen in scoring … OTHER: Won the WWHL championship with the Calgary Oval X-Treme in 2003 … Won a gold medal with Calgary at the 2003 Esso Women’s Nationals in Saskatoon, Sask. … Played for Alberta at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst and Campbellton, N.B., finishing seventh

PERSONAL

Married to husband Scott … Her son, Calder, was born Sept. 27, 2015 … Her son was named through a national Twitter contest … Her father, Bill, played four seasons in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders and Washington Capitals from 1971-77 … Her brother, Brendan, won a Memorial Cup with the Vancouver Giants in 2007, was drafted 31st overall by Anaheim in 2005 and is currently in the Tampa Bay organization … Daughter of Bill and Betsy … Has one brother, Brendan, and one sister, Jillian 

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
19
1
0
1
4

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Feb 19, 2018
1
0
1
0
Feb 14, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 13, 2018
0
0
0
0
Feb 11, 2018
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
1
0
1
0
2017 4 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
0
0
0
0
2017 4 Nations Cup
3
1
0
1
2
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
3
1
0
1
0
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA
8
2
0
2
6
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
8
2
0
2
4
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
3
0
0
0
2
2017-18 NWT Esso Series (Pre)
19
1
0
1
4
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
5
1
0
1
4
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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