Biography:

In his Olympic debut at PyeongChang 2018, defenceman Cody Goloubef helped Team Canada win the bronze medal. In the leadup to PyeongChang 2018, Goloubef played for Team Canada at the 2017 Spengler Cup. He previously played for Team Canada at the 2009 World Junior Championship, winning the gold medal. He has played 129 NHL games for the Columbus Blue Jackets (2011-16) and Colorado Avalanche (2016-17). During those seasons, he also spent time in the AHL with the Springfield Falcons, Cleveland Monsters and San Antonio Rampage. In 2017-18 he played 34 games with the AHL’s Stockton Heat, having signed a one-way contract which made him ineligible for the NHL but eligible to compete at PyeongChang 2018. Goloubef played for the University of Wisconsin Badgers from 2007 to 2010. He was selected in the second round, 37th overall, by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

A little more about Cody…

Getting into the Sport: Wrote “Make it to the NHL!” on his bedroom wall as a kid; ended up playing for two NHL teams… Outside Interests: Studied economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison… Odds and Ends: Has a dog named Harley… Uncle Dick Duff is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, having played more than 1000 NHL games and winning six Stanley Cups in the 1960s…