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Gillian Ferrari
Gillian-Ferrari
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
154 lb (70 kg)
NWHL
WWHL Team
Brampton Thunder (2004-05)
Calgary Oval X-Treme(2007-09)
Born June 23 1980 (1980-06-23) (age 36),
Thornhill, Ontario
Pro Career 2000 – present
Olympic medal record
Women's Ice hockey
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Ice hockey
Gold 2006 Turin Ice hockey

Gillian Ferrari (born June 23, 1980 in Thornhill, Ontario) is a Canadian women's ice hockey player. She was inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.[1]

Playing careerEdit

As a child, her parents tried to sign her up for hockey and the Community Centre insisted she take figure skating.[2] She was able to play hockey the year after Justine Blainey won a court case allowing girls to play on boys' hockey in 1986.[3]

Brampton ThunderEdit

Ferrari began playing with the Brampton Thunder of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) in the 2004-2005 season. Her lifetime stats in the NWHL in 79 games include 10 goals, 36 assists and 76 penalty minutes. In the 2004-05 season, she recorded three goals and 22 assists in 34 games. She was part of an NWHL Central Division Champion.

Hockey CanadaEdit

She has played for Team Ontario Under 17 Team, and Team Canada’s Under 22 team. She also won a gold medal in 2002 and 2005 and one silver medal in 2003 in three Four Nations Cup Championships. Gillian has also been a three time ESSO National Champion.

Ferrari played defence for the Canadian women's team in the Winter Olympics in 2002 and 2006.[4] She has also won two gold medals with Canada at the Women's World Hockey Championships.[4] Ferrari was one of the final cuts for Team Canada leading up to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC.[5]

McGill MartletsEdit

On September 18, 2010, Ferrari, in her first-year with the Martlets, scored her first-ever CIS goal. It was on a 4-on-3 power play versus Wilfrid Laurier University.[6] On December 31, Ferrari was credited with the game-winner on the power-play at 5:49 of the first period in the final game of the Bisons Holiday Classic tournament at Max Bell Arena. McGill defeated the nationally ranked fifth overall Alberta Pandas by a 3-0 mark [7]

ReferencesEdit



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