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Sarah Vaillancourt

Sarah Vaillancourt
  • Born: 05/08/1985
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 165cm
  • Weight: 63kg
  • Birthplace: Fleurimont, Quebec

Photo by Jeff Vinnick-Hockey CanadaOverall

Olympic gold medallist … Member of National team since 2003 … Four WC appearances, winning one gold … Two-time 4 Nations Cup champion … Winner of Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award.

World Championship (WC) Results

2009 (Hameenlinna, FIN): Silver 2008 (Harbin, CHN): Silver 2007 (Winnipeg/Selkirk, CAN): Gold 2005 (Linkoping, SWE): Silver

Career Notes

2009-10: Captured silver at Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver … 4 Nations Cup champions in Tikkurila, FIN. 2008-09: Won WC silver … Netted 4 Nations Cup silver in Lake Placid, USA … Played senior season at Harvard University … Named top-three finalist for Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given annually to top NCAA women’s hockey player … Named Ivy League and ECAC Hockey Player of the Year … Named New England Women’s Hockey Player of the Year for second consecutive year. 2007-08: WC silver medallist … Won Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award … Reached semifinal of NCAA Frozen Four with Harvard … Named New England Women’s Hockey Player of the Year. 2006-07: Captured WC gold … As team captain, helped Under-22 team capture Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, GER, registering 10 points in five games … Named Second Team All-American and to Ivy League Second All-Star Team … One of 10 finalists for Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. 2005-06: Captured Olympic gold, recording three of six points (2G, 4A) in 12-0 win over Russia … Won 4 Nations Cup gold in Hameenlinna/Tamtere, FIN. 2004-05: Netted WC silver, registering six points (2G, 4A) in first-ever WC game (04/02/05) … 4 Nations Cup champions in Lake Placid, USA … Won Torino Ice Tournament … Reached NCAA Frozen Four with Harvard University, and was named to All-Tournament Team … Named Rookie of the Year for both ECAC and Ivy League. 2003-04: Was alternate at WC in Halifax … Won 4 Nations Cup silver in Skovde, SWE … Played with Under-22 team in three-game series vs. USA.

Personal

Daughter of Robert and Monique Michaud … Has one brother, Yann and one sister, Annie … Idol is Cassie Campbell … “Frenchie” enjoys watching movie The Notebook and listening to Celine Dion … It would surprise you to know that she learned English only two years before attending Harvard University.

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2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyWomen - Gold
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyWomen - Gold
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