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Ice Hockey in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

  • 1974-04-12 Roman Hamrlik, Czech ice hockey defenseman (Lightning, Olympic gold 1998), born in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
  • 1974-04-25 Tricia Dunn, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Derry, New Hampshire
  • 1974-04-29 Alana Blahoski, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1974-11-02 Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; died in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash), born in Minsk, Belarus (d. 2011)
  • 1975-01-01 Becky Kellar-Duke, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Olympics gold 2002, 06, 10; World C'ship gold 1999, 2000, 01, 04), born in Hagersville, Ontario
  • 1975-02-07 Marika Lehtimaki, ice hockey center (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1975-05-24 Katie King-Crowley, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Salem, New Hampshire
  • 1975-06-14 A J Mleczko, American ice hockey forward, broadcaster (Olympics gold 1998; NBC), born in Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • 1975-06-17 Petra Vaarakallio, Finnish ice hockey center (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1975-10-26 Katja Riipi, Finnish ice hockey left wing (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Sodankylä, Finland
  • 1976-10-03 Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • 1976-11-06 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1977-01-02 Brian Boucher, American NHL hockey goaltender, 1999-2013 (Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, and 5 other teams; NHL modern record for longest shutout streak 332:01, 2003-04) and broadcaster, born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1977-05-14 Jayna Hefford, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1977-07-19 Jean-Sébastien Aubin, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • 1977-08-15 Martin Biron, Canadian American ice hockey goaltender, born in Lac-Saint-Charles, Quebec
  • 1977-09-08 Maria Helena Selin, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1978-02-23 Karolina Rantamaki, Finnish ice hockey left wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1978-03-12 Tara Mounsey, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • 1978-08-12 Hayley Wickenheiser, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1978-08-20 Sanna Lankosaari, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Kemi, Finland
  • 1979-01-12 Jenny Schmidgall, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1979-04-04 Roberto Luongo, Canadian ice hockey goaltender, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979-05-01 Jennifer Botterill, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2002, 06, 10; Toronto Aeros, Harvard), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1979-06-01 Ladislav Nagy, Slovak ice hockey left wing (World C'ship gold 2002; NHL: SL Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars, LA Kings), born in Šaca, Slovakia
  • 1980-01-03 Angela Ruggiero, American ice hockey hall of fame defenseman (Olympics gold 1998; Chairperson IOC Athletes' Commission 2016-18), born in Panorama City, California
  • 1981-12-17 Emma Laaksonen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1982-10-15 Charline Labonté, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • 1983-11-16 Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey goaltender, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1984-05-01 David Backes, American ice hockey center (NHL All Star 2011; Olympic silver 2010; St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1985-03-29 Maxim Lapierre, Canadian ice hockey forward
  • 1992-05-11 Bryan Rust, American NHL ice hockey right winger (Pittsburgh Penguins, since 2014), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • 1992-05-25 Kendall Coyne Schofield, American ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2018; World C'ship gold 2011, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19), born in Palos Heights, Illinois

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport