2018-19 National Women's Team

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Shannon Szabados
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
08-06-1986
HT/WT
5'8 / 146
Catches
L
Hometown
Edmonton, Alta.
Teams
2019 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2018-19 NWT Rivalry Series (Feb) - Canada
2018 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Canada
2017-18 NWT Esso Series - Canada
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA - 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 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 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 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 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland … 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., and was named Top Goaltender and to the media all-star team … 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 … An alternate 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 Under-22 Team at the 2007 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2006 4 Nations Cup in Kitchener, Ont. … 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 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 2006 Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany 

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: Played one game with the CHL’s Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs after beginning the season with the SPHL’s Peoria Rivermen … 2015-16: Eighth among SPHL goaltenders in saves (758) … Became the first female goaltender to record a professional shutout on Dec. 26 vs. Huntsville … 2014-15: Tied for seventh among SPHL goaltenders in wins (15) … Ninth among SPHL goaltenders in saves (753) … 10th among SPHL goaltenders in save percentage (.907) … 2013-14: Joined Columbus after winning Olympic gold, becoming the first female player in SPHL history … 2012-13: Led the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology to its first ACAC championship in 16 years, stopping 30 of 31 shots faced in the championship game … Finished with the lowest goals against average in the ACAC, with 1.87 in the playoffs and 1.58 in the regular season … Set two ACAC men’s college records for lowest goals against average and most shutouts in a season … Received NAIT's inaugural Athletic Director Award for Excellence … 2011-12: Reached the ACAC final with NAIT … Became the first female to play on NAIT’s men’s hockey team … 2010-11: Named MVP of the Grant MacEwan College men’s hockey team … Second in the ACAC for shots faced and saves … 2008-09: Her second season with the Grant MacEwan College men’s hockey team … 2007-08: Reached the ACAC final with Grant MacEwan … 2006-07: Named AJHL Top Goaltender after leading Fort Saskatchewan to the league’s best record (45-11-0-4) … Named Fort Saskatchewan MVP … Played in the AJHL All-Star Game … Led the AJHL in goals against average (2.13) and wins (31) … 2005-06: Tied for sixth in the AJHL in wins (26) for Bonnyville … 2004-05: Appeared in the AJHL All-Star Game, winning co-MVP … Sherwood Park co-MVP … 2003-04: Sixth in the AJHL in goals against average (2.67) … OTHER: Became the first female to play in the Western Hockey League after making appearances in four exhibition games and one regular season game for the Tri-City Americans in 2002 … Lists Brian Pearce as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL

Helped raise more than $10,000 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation … Played on the same minor hockey team as Dion Phaneuf … Favourite NHL team: Edmonton Oilers … Favourite NHL players: Cam Ward and Ryan Smyth … Daughter of Gary and Sharyl … Has one brother, Mathew

Statistics

GP
Mins
SA
SVS
GA
SO
GAA
SV%
3
159
74
66
8
0
3.02
0.892

Tournament Game Log

Date
Mins
SA
SVS
GA
GAA
SV%
Nov 10, 2018
40
23
18
5
7.37
0.783
Nov 07, 2018
58
33
31
2
2.05
0.939
Nov 06, 2018
60
18
17
1
1.00
0.944

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2018-19 NWT Rivalry Series (Feb)
5
5
0
296
161
154
7
1
1.42
0.957
2018 4 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
1
0
30
9
9
0
0
0.00
1.000
2019 IIHF Women's World Championship
7
4
2
426
157
148
9
3
1.27
0.943
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival
3
3
0
85
36
36
0
0
0.00
1.000
2018 4 Nations Cup
3
1
2
158
74
66
8
0
3.04
0.892
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) (Pre)
1
1
0
60
16
16
0
1
0.00
1.000
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
6
5
0
391
143
137
6
2
0.92
0.958
2017-18 NWT Icebreaker Tournament
1
0
1
40
19
16
3
0
4.50
0.842
2017-18 NWT Esso Series
4
1
0
170
89
84
5
0
1.76
0.944
Videos
Photos
2019 WWC: CAN 7 – RUS 0 (Bronze Medal)
Gabel scored twice to keep Canada on the podium at women’s worlds.
2019 WWC: FIN 4 – CAN 2 (Semifinal)
Rattray and Gabel scored, but Canada was edged by the host Finns.
2019 WWC: CAN 5 – GER 0 (Quarter-Final)
Turnbull opened and closed the scoring to send Canada to the semis.
2019 WWC: CAN 6 – FIN 1 (Preliminary)
Gabel scored twice and added an assist to help Canada beat the Finns.