2018-19 National Women's Team

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Olivia Knowles
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
01-24-1999
HT/WT
5'9 / 154
Shoots
R
Hometown
Campbell River, B.C.
Club Team
University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Teams
2019 BFL National Women’s Development Team Selection Camp - Red
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2018 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp - Team Heaney
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship - Canada
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship - British Columbia
2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship - Canada
2015 National Women’s Under-18 Championship - British Columbia
2015 Canada Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - British Columbia

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND
Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Calgary, Alta., in August 2016 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2016 … Won a silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team at the 2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship in St. Catharines, Ont. … Was a member of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., in August 2015 … Attended Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp in Hamilton, Ont., in May 2015

HOCKEY BACKGROUND
2016-17: Won a bronze medal with British Columbia at the 2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Regina, Sask., and was named Top Defenceman … 2015-16: Fourth in OHA scoring … Led OHA defencemen in scoring … Named to the JWHL First All-Star Team … Played for British Columbia at the 2015 National Women’s Under-18 Championship in Huntsville, Ont., finishing fourth … 2014-15: Fifth in OHA scoring … Second in scoring among OHA defencemen … Played for British Columbia at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C., finishing sixth … OTHER: Won a gold medal with the Island Impact at B.C. provincials (Midget A) in 2014 … Lists Vince Devlin as her favourite minor hockey coach

PERSONAL
Lists tennis star Eugenie Bouchard as her favourite female athlete … Favourite NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks … Committed to the University of Minnesota … Daughter of Darrell and Jonelle … Has one brother, Jaret

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
3
1
0
1
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Sep 16, 2018
1
0
1
0
Sep 14, 2018
0
0
0
0
Sep 13, 2018
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2019 BFL National Women’s Development Team Selection Camp
4
1
0
1
0
2018 National Women's Team Fall Festival
3
1
0
1
0
2018 National Women's Development Team Selection Camp
4
3
1
2
2
2016 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship
6
0
0
0
4
2015 Canada Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
6
3
0
3
10
2017 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship
6
3
1
2
4
2016 National Women’s Under-18 Championship
10
5
2
3
8
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.