4 Nations Cup 2012.

Canada's Roster 4 Nations Cup 2012.

Submitted by GuestBlog on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 12:11 in 4 Nations Cup 2012., Events

Canada’s National Women’s Team for 4 Nations Cup includes:

• 21 members of Canada’s National Women’s Team that won gold at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. (Agosta, Apps, Bendus, Birchard, Bonhomme, Bram, Hefford, Irwin, Jenner, Johnston, Labonté, Lacasse, Larocque, Mikkelson, Ouellette, Poulin, Spooner, Szabados, Wakefield, Ward and Wickenheiser);

• 13 members of Canada’s gold medal-winning team from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. (Agosta, Apps, Bonhomme, Hefford, Irwin, Johnston, Labonté, Mikkelson, Ouellette, Poulin, Szabados, Ward and Wickenheiser);

• 17 players who represented Canada at the 2012 4 Nations Cup in Nyköping, Sweden (Agosta, Apps, Bendus, Birchard, Hefford, Irwin, Jenner, Johnston, Labonté, Larocque, Ouellette, Poulin, Slusar, Spooner, Szabados, Wakefield and Wickenheiser).

Dan Church, head coach at York University, Toronto Ontario will be joined behind the bench at the 2012 4 Nations Cup by assistant coaches Danielle Goyette from University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta and Lisa Haley head coach at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario.

# Player S/C Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown/Country Team/Organization

Goaltenders
1 Shannon Szabados L 5'8 147 06/08/1986 Edmonton, Alta. Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (ACAC)
31 Geneviéve Lacasse L 5'8 147 05/05/1989 Kingston, Ont. Boston (CWHL)
32 Charline Labonté L 5'9 163 15/10/1982 Boisbriand, Que. Montreal (CWHL)

Defense
3 Jocelyne Larocque L 5'6 140 19/05/1988 Ste. Anne, Man. Alberta (CWHL)
11 Courtney Birchard L 5'9 151 14/07/1989 Mississauga, Ont. Brampton (CWHL)
12 Meaghan Mikkelson R 5'9 150 04/01/1985 St. Albert, Alta. Alberta (CWHL)
14 Bobbi Jo Slusar L 5'4 140 06/06/1985 Swift Current, Sask. Alberta (CWHL)
18 Catherine Ward L 5'6 135 28/02/1987 Montreal, Que. Montreal (CWHL)
25 Tessa Bonhomme L 5'7 140 23/07/1985 Sudbury, Ont. Toronto (CWHL)
27 Tara Watchorn L 5'9.5 176 30/05/1990 Newcastle, Ont. Alberta (CWHL)

Forwards
2 Meghan Agosta L 5'7 147 12/02/1987 Ruthven, Ont. Montreal (CWHL)
6 Rebecca Johnston L 5'9 147 24/09/1989 Sudbury, Ont. Toronto (CWHL)
9 Jennifer Wakefield R 5'10 166 15/06/1989 Pickering, Ont. Toronto (CWHL)
10 Gillian Apps L 6'0 177 02/11/1983 Unionville, Ont. Brampton (CWHL)
13 Caroline Ouellette L 5'11 172 25/05/1979 Montreal, Que. Montreal (CWHL)
16 Jayna Hefford L 5'5 138 14/05/1977 Kingston, Ont. Brampton (CWHL)
17 Bailey Bram L 5'7 148 05/09/1990 Ste-Anne, Man. Brampton (CWHL)
19 Brianne Jenner R 5'9 159 04/05/1991 Oakville, Ont. Cornell University (ECAC)
21 Haley Irwin L 5'7 172 06/06/1988 Thunder Bay, Ont. Montreal (CWHL)
22 Hayley Wickenheiser R 5'10 171 12/08/1978 Shaunavon, Sask. University of Calgary (CIS)
24 Natalie Spooner R 5'9 186 17/10/1990 Scarborough, Ont. Toronto (CWHL)
28 Vicki Bendus R 5'2 110 17/04/1989 Wasaga Beach, Ont. Brampton (CWHL)
29 Marie-Philip Poulin L 5'6 160 28/03/1991 Beauceville, Que. Boston University (HE)
 

US & Sweden 4 Nations Cup Roster 2012.

Submitted by Elizabeth Etue on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 12:03 in 4 Nations Cup 2012., Events

US 4 Nations Cup Team
Twelve Olympians highlight Team USA's 23-player roster. Team USA won a dramatic victory in 2011, defeating Canada, 4-3 in a shootout, in the championship game.

Members of the U.S. Women's National Team hail from 12 states, including four each from Massachusetts and Wisconsin; three from Minnesota and Illinois; two from North Dakota; and one each from Idaho, New York, Connecticut, Arizona, Georgia, Ohio and Washington ... A total of 19 players on the U.S. roster have played in at least one International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship ...

U.S. Women’s National Team –  4 Nations Cup Roster – November 5-10, 2012
Name Ht (cm) Wt (kg) Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team

GOALTENDERS (3)
Alex Rigsby 5-7 (170) 160 (72) 1/3/92 L Delafield, Wis. University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Molly Schaus 5-8 (174) 148 (67) 7/29/88 L Natick, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL)
Jessie Vetter 5-8 (174) 169 (71) 12/19/85 L Cottage Grove, Wis. Oregon Outlaws

DEFENSEMEN (7)
Kacey Bellamy 5-8 (174) 143 (65) 4/22/87 L Westfield, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL)
Megan Bozek 5-9 (175) 170 (77) 3/27/91 R Buffalo Grove, Ill. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Lisa Chesson 5-6 (169) 152 (69) 8/18/86 L Plainfield, Ill.
Gigi Marvin 5-8 (174) 166 (75) 3/7/87 R Warroad, Minn. Boston Blades (CWHL)
Michelle Picard 5-6 (167) 150 (68) 5/27/93 L Taunton, Mass. Harvard University (ECAC)
Josephine Pucci 5-8 (172) 150 (68) 12/27/90 R Pear River, N.Y. Harvard University (ECAC)
Anne Schleper 5-10 (177) 170 (77) 1/30/90 L St. Cloud, Minn. Boston Blades (CWHL))

FORWARDS (13)
Julie Chu 5-8 (174) 147 (67) 3/13/82 R Fairfield, Conn. Montreal Stars (CWHL)
Kendall Coyne 5-2 (157) 130 (59) 5/25/92 L Palos Heights, Ill. Northeastern University (HEA)
Brianna Decker 5-4 (163) 150 (68) 5/13/91 R Dousman, Wis. University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Meghan Duggan 5-9 (175) 164 (74) 9/3/87 R Danvers, Mass. Boston Blades (CWHL)
Sarah Erickson 5-6 (167) 150 (68) 3/28/90 R Roseau, Minn. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Lyndsey Fry 5-7 (170) 165 (75) 10/30/92 R Chandler, Ariz. Harvard University (ECAC)
Amanda Kessel 5-6 (167) 130 (59) 8/28/91 R Madison, Wis. University of Minnesota (WCHA)
Hilary Knight 5-10 (178) 172 (78) 7/12/89 R Sun Valley, Idaho Boston Blades (CWHL)
Jocelyne Lamoureux 5-6 (167) 155 (70) 7/3/89 R Grand Forks, N.D. University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Monique Lamoureux 5-6 (167) 155 (70) 7/3/89 R Grand Forks, N.D. University of North Dakota (WCHA)
Paige Savage 5-8 (174) 150 (68) 7/25/94 L Johns Creek, Ga. Northeastern University (HEA)
Kelli Stack 5-5 (165) 130 (59) 1/13/88 R Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Boston Blades (CWHL)
Karen Thatcher 5-8 (174) 164 (74) 2/29/84 L Blaine, Wash. Boston Blades (CWHL)
 
TEAM SWEDEN WOMEN'S ROSTER
4 NATIONS CUP KERAVA AND TIKKURILA, VANTAA, FINLAND,

PP Name Club Country Born Place of Birth Ht Wt L/R

Goaltenders

1 GK Grahn Sara Brynäs IF SWE 25.09.88 Örebro 170 71 L
30 GK Marti'n Kim Linköpings HC SWE 28.02.86 Stockholm 166 68 L

Defence

3 D Nevalainen Frida Segeltorps IF SWE 27.01.87 Umeå 165 64 L
6 D Bäcklin Lina Brynäs IF SWE 03.10.94 Gävle 169 67 L
7 D Olofsson Johanna MODO Hockey SWE 13.07.91 Storuman 169 66 L
10 D Andersson Emilia Minnesota State University - Mankato USA 31.08.88 Stockholm 175 74 L
12 D Hedin Linnea AIK SWE 24.01.95 Stockholm 160 57 L
17 D Bäckman Linnea AIK SWE 18.04.91 Stockholm 167 66 L
20 D Svedin Annie Ohio State University USA 12.10.91 Sundsvall 162 67 L

Forwards
2 F Holmlöv Elin HC Tornado, Moscow RUS 05.08.87 Knivsta 173 65 L
4 F Asserholt Jenni Linköpings HC SWE 08.04.88 Örebro 172 71 L
8 F Holst Erika Segeltorps IF SWE 08.04.79 Värö 179 80 L
11 F Udén Johansson Erica Quinnipiac University USA 20.07.89 Sundsvall 170 71 L
13 F Wester Lina Brynäs IF SWE 07.11.92 Rättvik 170 65 L
16 F Winberg Pernilla University of Minnesota-Duluth USA 24.02.89 Limhamn 165 63 L
18 F Borgqvist Anna Brynäs IF SWE 11.06.92 Växjö 163 63 L
19 F Lind Maria MODO Hockey SWE 29.09.93 Stockholm 176 63 L
22 F Eliasson Emma Munksund-Skuthamns SK SWE 12.06.89 Kiruna 167 68 L
24 F Grahm Erika MODO Hockey SWE 26.01.91 Kramfors 174 70 L
25 F Olsson Melinda Munksund-Skuthamns SK SWE 09.09.92 Överkalix 180 78 L
27 F Löwenhielm Michelle AIK SWE 22.03.95 Stockholm 172 67 L
29 F Blom Gizela AIK SWE 13.08.85 Norrtälje 172 62 L

TEAM MANAGEMENT

Team Manager  Ottosson Anders
Head Coach   Högberg Niclas
Assistant Coach Nilsson Mikael
Goalie Coach  Palm Anders
Doctor  Elfving Åsa
Physiotherapist  Fomin Åsa
Equipment Manager  Andersson Benny