Dan Hamhuis will be making his Olympic debut at Sochi 2014 after having represented Canada at five editions of the IIHF World Championship.
Hamhuis first wore the maple leaf internationally at the IIHF World Junior Championship, winning bronze in 2001 and silver in 2002. He went on to suit up at the IIHF World Championship for the first time in 2006. The following year, he helped Canada win world championship gold, followed by a pair of silvers in 2008 and 2009. Hamhuis returned to the IIHF World Championship in 2013 as Canada finished fifth.
2014 Olympic Champion… 2007 World Champion.. Two-time World Silver Medallist (2008, 2009)
Wife Sarah… Three daughters, Anna, Morgan and Brooke … Parents Marty and Ida … Sisters, Erin and Cindy… Favourite NHL player growing up: Scott Stevens … Favourite NHL team growing up: Vancouver Canucks … An avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, biking and camping … Along with Georges Laraque and officials from the NHLPA and World Vision Canada, he visited the Grace Children’s Hospital in Port-au-Prince in 2010 to announce over $1 million had been raised to help rebuild the hospital destroyed in Haiti by a natural disaster …
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
IIHF World Championships: 2013 – 5th; 2009 – SILVER; 2008 – SILVER; 2007 – GOLD; 2006 – 4th