Downloadable Timeline

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2012

  • Named to the Globe and Mail's Top Power List
  • Gold Medal, CIS Championships, University of Calgary Dinos; Named Top Forward 
  • Named University of Calgary Dinos Female Athlete of the Year
  • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Captain and All Star – Team Canada
  • Named Capital One Academic All-America of the Year, Women's At-Large, College Division

2011

  • Silver medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named to All Star Team – Team Canada
  • Named CIS’ Canada West Most Valuable Player, Player of the Year, and won the Broderick Trophy
  • Named Officer of the Order of Canada by the Governor General

2010

  • Gold medal, Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics
  • First player on the Canadian women's hockey team to break the 300 career-point barrier
  • Establishes the First Annual Wickenheiser International Women’s Hockey Festival in Burnaby, BC
  • Published Olympic memoir “Gold Medal Diary: Inside the World’s Greatest Sporting Event” 

2009

  • Silver medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named Top Forward – Team Canada
  • Gold medal – 4 Nations Cup, Verimaki, Finland – Team Canada
  • First player to notch 200 games played with the Women’s National Team

    2008


    2007


    2006

    • Silver medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships – Team Canada
    • Played with Eskilstuna Linden, a third-division men’s professional team in Sweden
    • Named one of Sports Illustrated Top 20 ‘Toughest Athletes”
    • Named MVP at the 2008 Esso Women’s Nationals in Charlottetown, PEI – Oval X-Treme
    • Named to the All-Star Team
    • Worked on CBC’s Beijing Summer Olympics as analyst for Women’s Softball 
    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named MVP and Media All Star – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, Esso Women’s National Championships – Oval X-Treme
    • WWHL Championship Team - Oval X-Treme
    • Received Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canadian Press Female Athlete of the Year
    • The community of Silver Springs in Calgary dedicated an outdoor rink in her name – called Hayley’s Rink
    • In May 2007, she travelled to Rwanda with four other Olympians as part of Right to Play
    • Gold medal, Torino Winter Olympics; Leading Scorer for Team Canada and named MVP
    • WWWHL Championship Team - Oval X-Treme
    • Gold medal, Team Alberta at 2007 Esso Women’s Nationals in Salmon Arm, BC
    • Nominated as Finalist for 2006 Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation, founded by Billie Jean King
    • Appeared as judge on CBC’s Kraft Hockeyville with other judges including Catriona LeMay Doan, Mike Bossy and Glen Anderson
    • Sportsplex in her hometown of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan was renamed Wickenheiser Place in honour of her athletic accomplishments

    2005

    • Silver medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, first-ever WWHL Championship game – Oval X-Treme
    • Leading Scorer in the Western Women’s Hockey League and named to named to WWHL All Star Team  - Oval X-Treme
    • Scored her 100th international career goal on August 31, 2005 in a 3-1 victory over Sweden, making her the first Canadian to reach that milestone
    • Named by The Hockey News, “Top 100 Most Influential People in Hockey”
    • Worked with second largest company in Canada, EnCana Corporation to develop “Battle of the Border” a six-game series that against the US Selects which has since toured into more than 26 communities and raised over half a million dollars for Minor Hockey Associations, and charities who benefit women, family and children.

    2004

    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named MVP and scored winning goal – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, 4 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, New York – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, Esso Women’s National Championships – Oval X-Treme
    • Played with Salamat 1st Division Mestis
    • Named by The Hockey News, “Top 100 Most Influential People in Hockey”
    • Named among the “Top 50 Most Influential Albertans” by Venture Business Magazine
    • Received Honourary Doctor of Letters (Honours CAUSA) from Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario
    • Received Honourary Doctor of Letters, Arts and Sciences Nipissing University<
    • Named “Woman of Influence” by CAAWS (Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport)
    • Hayley Wickenheiser: Born to Play, a biography of her career written by Elizabeth Etue was written and published by KidsCan Press

    2003

    • Silver medal, 4 Nations Cup in Skovde, Sweden – Team Canada
    • Began the season playing with HC Salamat, in the Finnish Division I men’s league
    • Became the first woman to score a goal in a men’s professional league on January 31, 2003 - – a feat that earned her the 96th story in the IIHF’s Top 100 international hockey stories of the past 100 years
    • Created and starred in “One of the Boys,” a documentary about her Finnish experience
    • Named by The Hockey News, “Top 100 Most Influential People in Hockey”
    • Named to “MacLean’s Honour Roll” and was featured on the cover of the magazine
    • Named one of Globe and Mail’s “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Canada”
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    2002

    • Gold medal, Salt Lake City, Winter Olympics; Name MVP and was leading scorer – Team Canada
    • Played a season in Finland with HC Salamat (men’s team) in Division II
    • Named by The Hockey News, “Top 100 Most Influential People in Hockey”
    • Named “#1 Player in the World” by The Globe and Mail

    2001

    • Gold medal, Esso Women’s National Championships – Oval X-Treme
    • Received the Bruce Kidd Award for athletic leadership at the 2001 Canadian Sports Awards
    • Started “Wickenheiser  on 1 Tour” with partner, Tomas Pacina. Went to 12 cities and played with 3,000 female players focusing on skill development
    • Hometown of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan erected “Home of Hayley Wickenheiser” at Homecoming Bash that helped raise more than $30,000 for a new rink in that community.
    • Named to Team Canada for IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships, but missed event due to knee injury suffered during Esso National Championships
    • Nominated for “Canadian Female Athlete of the Year”

    2000

    • Member of Canada’s National Softball Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Was the second woman ever to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. First ever to do it in team sports.
    • Silver medal, Esso Women’s National Championships; Named MVP – Oval X-Treme
    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named one of Canada’s “Top 3 Players” – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, 4 Nations Cup in Provo, Utah; Named MVP – Team Canada

    1999

    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named to All Star Team – Team Canada
    • Silver medal, Esso Women’s National Championships; Named MVP – Oval X-Treme
    • Gold medal, 3 Nations Cup in Montreal, Quebec – Team Canada
    • Member of Team Canada’s Pre-Olympic Team Tour
    • Member Jolane Transport Fastball Team which went to Senior Nationals
    • Attended the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers rookie camp in 1998 and 1999

    1998

    • Olympic Silver medal, Nagano, Winter Olympics – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 1998 Christmas Cup – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, Esso Women’s National Championships; Named MVP – Oval X-Treme
    • Attended the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers rookie camp in 1998 and 1999
    • Captain of Canada’s gold medal-winning National Women’s Under-22 Team at the 1998 Christmas Cup
    • Member of Team Canada’s Pre-Olympic Team Tour
    • Named by The Hockey News, “Top 100 Most Influential People in Hockey”

    1997

    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships; Named “Tournament All Star” – Team Canada
    • Silver medal, Team Canada at 3 Nations Cup in Lake Placid, New York – Team Canada
    • Member of the Midget Silver Springs 76ers Midget Fastball Nationals in Whiterock, BC. Named “Top Batter” and “All Star Shortstop”
    • Nominated for “Canadian Female Athlete of the Year,” Canadian Sport Awards

    1996

    • Member of Team Canada for 3 Nations Cup in Ottawa, Ontario – Team Canada
    • Gold medal, Team Canada, Pacific Rim in Richmond, BC – Team Canada
    • Named MVP at the Esso Women’s National Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick – Oval X-Treme

    1995

    • Gold medal, Team Canada, Pacific Rim; named “Outstanding Forward” and first “Team All Star” – Team Canada
    • Competed in fastball for Team Canada at the World Junior Fastball Championships
    • Nominated for “Junior Canadian Female Athlete of the Year,” Canadian Sports Awards
    • Receive “Calgary Booster Club Special Achievement Award”
    • Named one of Calgary’s Channel 2&7 “Top 10 Sports Personalities of the Year”

    1994

    • At age 15 was the youngest member named to Gold-medal winning National Team
    • Gold medal, IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championships – Team Canada
    • Named Most Valuable Player for NW Bantam AAA Bruins
    • Received “Harley Swain Memorial Award” for Dedication to Hockey for all of Calgary’s Bantam AAA Boys teams
    • Named Bishop Carroll High School Junior Girls “Athlete of the Year”
    • Received “All Canadian Shortstop” and “Top Batter” awards at the Canadian Midget Softball Nationals

    1991

    • Gold medal, Team Alberta at the Canada Winter Games. Scored game-winning goal and was named final game MVP