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The 2009-10 Women’s National Hockey team will represent the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The head coach is Mark Johnson, from the University of Wisconsin. Assisting him are Dave Flint, and Jodi McKenna.


News and notesEdit

MarkJohnson TeamUSAFenwayPark

Jan. 4, 2010: Mark Johnson, with players Erika Lawler, center, and Meghan Duggan, right after practice on the outdoor rink at Fenway Park in Boston.

  • January 14, 2010: Two-time Olympian Natalie Darwitz will be the captain of the U.S. women's hockey team. Four-time Olympic veterans Angela Ruggiero and Jenny Potter will be alternate captains along with two-time Olympian Julie Chu. Darwitz was the American captain during the past two international seasons, leading the U.S. team to IIHF world championships in 2008 and 2009. The former University of Minnesota Golden Gopher has played in 197 games for the American team, scoring 231 points.[1]
  • January 20, 2010: Four-time Olympic hockey player Angela Ruggiero is among nine current and former athletes standing for election to become members of the IOC in Vancouver next month. The results will be announced on Feb. 24. The winning candidates will replace Pernilla Wiberg of Sweden and Manuela Di Centa of Italy, whose eight-year terms have ended. Ruggiero is seeking to become the third IOC member from the U.S., joining Jim Easton and Anita DeFrantz.[2]
  • January 25, 2010: Kerry Weiland and eight other members of the U.S. Women’s Olympic hockey team shared tales of their childhood and dreams of their future with the students from University Avenue Elementary School in Blaine, Minnesota. In addition, the players joined forces with the U.S. Olympic Committee's Team for Tomorrow humanitarian relief fund to donate 15 digital cameras to the school, and contributed 25 laptops on behalf of USA Hockey.[3]
  • Heading into the 2010 Olympics, Angela Ruggiero holds the record for the number of hockey games played by any Team USA member, male or female.[4]
  • February 25: Angela Ruggiero was elected by her peers to represent all Olympic athletes on the International Olympic Committee Athletes Commission.[5]
USTeam WhiteHouseVisit2010

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet members of the U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey team in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House April 21, 2010

  • April 19: Meghan Duggan threw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game before a sellout Patriots Day crowd of 37,609.[6] Her teammates Erika Lawler, Jessie Vetter of Wisconsin, Brianne McLaughlin, Julie Chu, Karen Thatcher, Molly Schaus, Hilary Knight, and Caitlin Cahow were also on the mound when Duggan threw the pitch.
TeamUSA Celebration 2010

Members of the United States Olympic women's silver medal winning ice hockey team, left to right, Lisa Chesson, Jessica Vetter, Kacey Bellamy, Gigi Marvin, Jinelle Zaugg, Molly Schaus and Karen Thatcher attend opening reception for the United States Vancouver Olympic team Washington, D.C. celebration at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards on April 20, 2010

  • April 20: The US team attended the opening reception for the United States Vancouver Olympic team Washington, D.C. celebration at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards on April 20, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland.

ScheduleEdit

Qwest TourEdit

  • Kelli Stack was named U.S. Player of the Game in the February 4th match against Finland.
Date Opponent Location Time Score
Oct. 5, 2009 Canada Victoria, BC (Save on Foods Centre) 19:00 PM 1-3[7]
Oct. 16, 2009 Canada Spokane, WA (Spokane Arena) 19:00 PM 2-5[8]
Dec. 12, 2009 Canada Denver, CO (Magness Arena) 19:00 2-4[9]
Dec. 15, 2009 Canada Calgary, AB[10] 19:30 2-6[11]
Dec. 30, 2009 Canada St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center) 19:00 PM 1-2[12]
Jan. 1, 2010 Canada Ottawa, ON 19:30 PM 2-3 (Shootout)[13]
Feb. 4, 2010 Finland Colorado Springs, CO (World Arena) 5-1[14]

Qwest Tour RosterEdit

Number Name Position Height Club
1 Molly SchausG 5'8" Boston College
2 Erika Lawler F5'0" Univ. of Wisconsin
4 Angela RuggieroD5'9" 08-09 US Women's Team
5 Karen Thatcher F5'8" 08-09 US Women's Team
6 Rachael Drazan D 5'6" University of Minnesota
7 Monique Lamoureux F 5'6" Univ. of Minnesota
8 Caitlin Cahow D 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
9 Molly Engstrom D 5'9" 08-09 US Women's Team
10 Meghan Duggan F 5'9" Univ. of Wisconsin
11 Lisa Chesson D 5'6" 08-09 US Women's Team
12 Jenny Potter F 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
13 Julie Chu F 5'8" 08-09 US Women's Team
15 Angie Keseley F 5'7" Univ. of Wisconsin
16 Kelli Stack F 5'5" Boston College
17 Jocelyne Lamoureux F 5'6" Univ. of Minnesota
19 Gigi Marvin F 5'8" Univ. of Minnesota
20 Natalie Darwitz F 5'3" 08-09 US Women's Team
21 Hilary Knight F 5'10" Univ. of Wisconsin
22 Kacey Belamy D 5'8" Univ. of New Hampshire
23 Kerry Weiland D 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
27 Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej F 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
29 Brianne McLaughlin G 5'8" Robert Morris University
31 Jessie Vetter G 5'8" Univ. of Wisconsin

[15]

2009 Canada CupEdit

Date Opponent Time Score
August 31, 2009 Finland15:00 PM Loss, 2-3
Sep 1, 2009 Sweden15:00 PM Win, 7-0
Sep 3, 2009 Canada19:30 PM Win, 4-2
Sep 5, 2009 Finland (Semi-Final)15:00 PM Win, 4-0
Sep 6, 2009 Canada (Final)19:30 PM Win, 2-1

[16]

NCAA exhibition gamesEdit

Throughout the season, various NCAA schools will play the United States Olympic Hockey team. In the game against Wisconsin, former Wisconsin player Jinelle-Zaugg-Siergiej netted a goal and had an assist as the Americans got the win. [17]

Date Location NCAA school Score
September 25 Xcel Energy Center
Saint Paul, Minnesota (Minnesota Wild)
WCHA All-Stars USA, 6-1[18]
September 26 National Hockey Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota (St. Cloud State University)
St. Cloud State USA, 13-0[19]
October 10 Ralph Engelstad Arena
Grand Forks, North Dakota (University of North Dakota)
North Dakota [20] USA, 11-1[21]
November 22 Whittemore Center
Durham, New Hampshire (University of New Hampshire)
Hockey East All-Stars[22] USA, 4-0[23]
January 3 TD Banknorth Sports Center
Hamden, Connecticut (Quinnipiac University)
ECAC All-Stars 8-2[24]
January 5 Kohl Center
Madison, WI (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
Wisconsin [25] 9-0
January 12 Ridder Arena
Minneapolis, MN (University of Minnesota)
Minnesota 8-5[26]

Four Nations CupEdit

  • All games to be held in Finland.
Date Opponent Location Time Score
Nov 3, 2009 Finland Mikkeli 18:30 PM4-0
Nov 4, 2009 Sweden Vierumaki 18:30 PM3-2
Nov 4, 2009 Canada Vierumaki 18:30 PM3-2
Nov 7, 2009 Canada (Gold Medal game)Tikkurila20:00 PM1-5[27]

[28]


2010 OlympicsEdit

Potter Highfive

Jenny Potter’s son Cullen giving high fives to members of the US team after the Gold Medal game at the 2010 Winter Games.

  • December 17: At the Mall of America, in Bloomington, Minneosta, 21 players were named to the 2010 U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team. Selections Jenny Potter and Angela Ruggiero will both be playing in their fourth Olympic Games in Vancouver. Hilary Knight is the youngest U.S. player at 20 years old, marking the first time that a U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team will not include a teenager at the Games.[29] Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux will be the first set of twins ever to play hockey in the Olympics.[29]

Overall, the roster includes 6 former Olympians, 8 players who have competed in the Western Women's Hockey League, and 19 returnees from the 2009 U.S. Women's National Team. From an NCAA perspective, 11 members of the team were NCAA Division I players in 2008-09, and 10 of the 11 participated in the 2009 NCAA tournament. Other NCAA facts include that 9 members were NCAA national champions, 7 were participants in the 2009 NCAA Women's Frozen Four, 4 were winners of the 2009 NCAA National Championship, and there are 3 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award recipients.

Final RosterEdit

  • Rachel Drazan and Angie Keseley were not selected for the Olympic team.
  • Angela Ruggiero and forward Jenny Potter are the only players who have been members of every US women’s team since the inaugural Olympic tournament at the 1998 Games.[30]
  • Ruggiero will enter the Vancouver Olympics as the all-time leader in games played for Team USA.[31]
  • Jenny Potter is the only mother on Team USA. Her daughter Madison is eight, and son Cullen is two.[32]
Number Name Position Height Club
1 Molly SchausG 5'8" Boston College
2 Erika LawlerF5'0" Univ. of Wisconsin
4 Angela RuggieroD5'9" 08-09 US Women's Team
5 Karen Thatcher F5'8" 08-09 US Women's Team
7 Monique Lamoureux F 5'6" Univ. of Minnesota
8 Caitlin Cahow D 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
9 Molly Engstrom D 5'9" 08-09 US Women's Team
10 Meghan Duggan F 5'9" Univ. of Wisconsin
11 Lisa Chesson D 5'6" 08-09 US Women's Team
12 Jenny Potter F 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
13 Julie Chu F 5'8" 08-09 US Women's Team
16 Kelli Stack F 5'5" Boston College
17 Jocelyne Lamoureux F 5'6" Univ. of Minnesota
19 Gigi Marvin F 5'8" Univ. of Minnesota
20 Natalie Darwitz F 5'3" 08-09 US Women's Team
21 Hilary Knight F 5'10" Univ. of Wisconsin
22 Kacey Belamy D 5'8" Univ. of New Hampshire
23 Kerry Weiland D 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
27 Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej F 5'4" 08-09 US Women's Team
29 Brianne McLaughlin G 5'8" Robert Morris University
31 Jessie Vetter G 5'8" Univ. of Wisconsin

ScheduleEdit

Engstrom2010

A distraught Molly Engstrom after the US lost the Gold Medal game at the 2010 Winter Games.

Date Opponent Location Time Score Record
Feb. 14 China UBC Thunderbird Arena 12:00 PM 12-1 1-0-0
Feb. 16 Russia UBC Thunderbird Arena 14:30 PM 13-0 2-0-0
Feb. 18 Finland UBC Thunderbird Arena 14:30 PM 6-0 3-0-0
Feb. 22 Sweden Canada Hockey Place 12:00 PM 9-1 4-0-0
Feb. 25 Canada Canada Hockey Place 15:30 PM 0-2[33] 4-1-0

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Player Goals Assists Points PIM Shots +/-
Kacey Bellamy0 1 1 4 27
Caitlin Cahow 123 10 7 5
Lisa Chesson 1 2 3 2 66
Julie Chu 213 0 3 2
Natalie Darwitz 5914 0 229
Meghan Duggan404 0 205
Molly Engstrom 437 6 1513
Hilary Knight246 0 125
Jocelyne Lamoureux 235097
Monique Lamoureux 1782186
Erika Lawler0 0 0 053
Gigi Marvin0 44 2149
Jenny Potter 639 213 +7
Angela Ruggiero 24610147
Kelli Stack 2 46 4124
Karen Thatcher32 5 2125
Kerry Weiland 01 166 4
Jinelle Zaugg 0 00 2 6 3

[34] [35] [36] [36] [37]

GoaltendersEdit

Player Games Played Minutes Goals Against Wins Losses Shutouts Save % Goals Against Average
Brianne McLaughlin 1 8 0 0 0 0 100.00 0.00
Molly Schaus 1 52 1 1 0 0 .5001.00
Jessie Vetter 4 239:50 2 3 1 3 96.6 0.50

Under-18 teamEdit

StandingsEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Score Record Notes
April 3 Canada (Final) 4-5 (OT)Andrew Podnieks (April 4, 2010). Campbell OT for Canadian gold. Toronto Star. Retrieved on 4 April 2010. 4-1 Jessica Campbell scores overtime winner


RAwards and honorsEdit

Ruggiero IOC

February 28, 2010: Angela Ruggiero (and Adam Pengilly) are elected members of the IOC athletes' commission during the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games

  • Media All-Star Team:
    • D – Angela Ruggiero
    • D – Molly Engstrom
    • F – Jenny Potter
  • Directorate Awards were also announced:
  • Best Defenceman: Molly Engstrom[38]

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