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Gillian Apps
Position Forward
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Brampton Thunder
Born November 2 1983 (1983-11-02) (age 32),
Unionville, ON
Pro Career 2002 – present

Gillian Mary Apps (born November 2, 1983 in Toronto, Canada) is a women's ice hockey player.

She is the granddaughter of Hockey Hall of Fame member Syl Apps and the daughter of former National Hockey League player Syl Apps, Jr. and his wife Anne.

Playing careerEdit

  • As a freshmen with the Dartmouth Big Green women's ice hockey program in 2002, Apps accumulated 22 goals, 13 assists and 35 points. Apps ranked fourth on the Big Green in scoring. She was on an All-Freshman line with Tiffany Hagge and Cherie Piper. [2] Apps was elected to be the Big Green captain in her senior year. Apps played in 31 games while recording 14 multi-point games . From November 17 to January 27, Apps had a 14-game point streak. She was pointless in only five games during the season. On October 29, Apps recorded her only hat trick of the season. She was the team leader with 30 goals and 158 shots. Apps would end her career as Dartmouth's all-time leader in penalty minutes with 281. At season’s end, she was named a Top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award. Other postseason honours included First-Team all-league honors , the Most Valuable Player award by the New England Hockey Writers, and the ECAC Player of the Year award. During the regular season, she was twice named the league's Player of the Week.
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Angela Ruggiero of the United States and Gillian Apps of Canada collide during the ice hockey women's gold medal game between Canada and USA on February 25, 2010

  • January 16, 2011: With the Brampton Thunder, scored her seventh goal of the season 2:42 into overtime as Brampton defeated the Boston Blades by a 4-3 tally. The win was the fifth in a row for Brampton who are now 11-6 on the season. The five game win streak is currently the best in the league. Brampton has yet to lose a game in 2011. In addition, they have outscored their opponents 23-9 during the streak.[3]

Career statsEdit

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Apps clashes with an opposing player from the New Hampshire Wildcats as she serves as the Big Green captain


Year Games Played Goals Assists Points PIM
2002-03 30 22 13 35 59
2003-04 23 22 13 35 69
2004-05 29 16 26 42 65
2006-07 31 30 16 46 88


Hockey CanadaEdit

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Apps celebrates with teammates after winning the gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics on Monday, Feb. 20, 2006 in Turin

Event Games Played Goals Assists Points PIM
2004 World Championships 5 4 0 4 10
2005 World Championships 5 4 2 6 8
2006 Olympics 5 7 7 14 14
2007 World Championships 5 1 3 4 4
2008 World Championships 5 1 0 1 1
2009 World Championships 5 2 1 3 3
2010 Olympics 5 3 4 7 10


Awards and honorsEdit

  • Honorable mention All-Ivy selection (2003)
  • ECAC Hockey League Player of the Week on Nov. 3 , 2003
  • ECAC Hockey League Player of the Week on Nov. 24, 2003
  • Named All-Ivy League second team (2004)
  • Named Honorable mention All-ECAC Hockey League (2004)
  • 2006-07 ECAC Coaches Preseason All-League Selection
  • 2006-07 ECAC Media Preseason All-League Selection[6]
  • ECAC Player of the Year (2007)
  • ECAC First-Team all-league honors (2007)
  • New England Hockey Writers Most Valuable Player (2007)
  • Top 10 Finalist for 2007 Patty Kazmaier Award[7]


She attended William Berczy Public School in Unionville, Ontario. Apps also participates in snowboarding, wakeboarding, golf, and soccer.[8] Prior to the 2010 Olympics, Apps worked at the Royal Bank of Canada in an Olympians program where she would be called upon to meet clients or give motivational speeches to employees. [9] Her brother, Syl Apps III was signed as a Free Agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 22, 1999, although he never played a game with the Maple Leafs.[10] Her sister, Amy was a member of the Canadian National women’s Soccer team[11] and an OUA All Star in 1998 and 1999.[12] Her cousin, Darren Barber, won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, as a member of the Canadian team.[13] Barber also competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he finished 4th.


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