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Kim St-Pierre
Kim StPierre
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
155 lb (70 kg)
McGill Martlets
Montreal Stars
Born December 14 1978 (1978-12-14) (age 37),
Châteauguay, QC, CAN
Pro Career 1998 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Women's ice hockey
Olympic games
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament
Gold 2006 Torino Tournament
Gold 2010 Vancouver Tournament
IIHF World Women Championships
Gold 1999 Finland Tournament
Gold 2000 Canada Tournament
Gold 2001 United States Tournament
Gold 2004 Canada Tournament
Silver 2005 Sweden Tournament
Gold 2007 Canada Tournament
Silver 2008 China Tournament
Silver 2009 Finland Tournament

Kim St-Pierre (born December 14, 1978 in Châteauguay, Quebec) is a women's ice hockey player.

Playing careerEdit

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St. Pierre and her endorsement for


In 1998-99, she was the top rookie for the McGill Martlets women's ice hockey team. She was also the first woman in Canadian Interuniversity Sports history to win a men’s regular season game when McGill University defeated Ryerson University on November 15, 2003 by a score of 5-2. [1]

International playEdit

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Women's Olympic hockey team members Jayna Hefford (left) and Kim St- Pierre sign autographs in the Bell Olympic kiosk at Market Mall in Calgary, Alberta on December 16, 2009

She played for the Canadian women's team in Turin. St. Pierre holds numerous records in international competition, including most shutouts (15), most wins (24), and lowest goals against average (0.84).[2] She received a gold medal in the Women's Hockey game at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics[3].


She currently plays for the Montreal Stars of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. In 2007-08, she was voted the CWHL Top Goaltender and a CWHL Eastern All-Star. By winning the 2009 Clarkson Cup, St. Pierre became an unofficial member of the Triple Gold Club (the accomplishment by women is not yet officially recognized by the IIHF), as she became one of only three women to win the Clarkson Cup, a gold medal in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and a gold medal at the IIHF women's world hockey championships. [4] She is currently a CAN Fund recipient [5] and plans to run a 5k at Ottawa Race Weekend on May 29, 2010.

Montreal Canadiens practiceEdit

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Montreal Canadiens' player Patrice Brisebois gives pointers to Kim St-Pierre during Canadiens practice

St. Pierre made women's ice hockey history on October 23, 2008, when she tended goal during a practice session with the Montreal Canadiens at Denis Savard Arena. Carey Price was out with the flu[6]. She was the second woman in NHL history to play alongside NHL players, since Manon Rheaume in an exhibition game. Wearing her usual #33 jersey, Alexei Kovalev put a wrist shot past her ear and Francis Bouillon blasted a slapshot that just missed her mask and deflected off the crossbar. St.Pierre referred to the experience as "priceless".

Awards and honorsEdit

  • CIAU Championship game Most Valuable Player in 2001
  • CIS Most Outstanding Player in 2003.
  • Top Goaltender at the 2001 World Championships
  • Top Goaltender at the 2004 World Championships
  • Top Goaltender at the 2002 Winter Olympics


  • Canadian Gold 2010, Andrew Podnieks, p. 166, Fenn Publishing, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55168-384-3
  • Canada wins blanks U.S. to win gold in women's ice hockey. Archived from the original on 2010-02-28. Retrieved on 2010-02-26.
  • Canadian Gold 2010, Andrew Podnieks, pp. 158, 166, Fenn Publishing, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55168-384-3
  • Kim St-Pierre tends goal at Canadiens practice. Retrieved on 2008-10-23.
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