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Born January 1, 1975 (1975-01-01) (age 35),
Hagersville, ON, CA
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Ntl. team  Canada
Playing career 1997 – present
Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Women's ice hockey
Olympic games
Silver 1998 Nagano Tournament
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament
Gold 2006 Torino Tournament
Gold 2010 Vancouver Tournament
IIHF World Women Championships
Gold 1999 Finland Tournament
Gold 2000 Canada Tournament
Gold 2001 United States Tournament
Gold 2004 Canada Tournament
Silver 2005 Sweden Tournament
Silver 2008 China Tournament
Silver 2009 Finland Tournament

Becky Kellar (born January 1, 1975, in Hagersville, Ontario, Canada) is a women's ice hockey player.

Kellar played defence for the Canadian women's team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She also participated in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano as well as the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. She was named to the Canadian team for the 2010 Winter Olympics and will be one of four Canadian women to participate in all four Olympic tournaments along with Hayley Wickenheiser, Jennifer Botterill and Jayna Hefford.[1] Kellar was the oldest player in the 2010 gold medal game.[2]

Kellar played ringette as a child, before switching over to hockey. She played for the Brown Bears women's ice hockey program at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island from 1993–1997 and has an MBA from Wilfred Laurier University.[3] She was inducted into the Brown Athletics Hall of Fame in April 2005.[4]

She currently plays for the Burlington Barracudas of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. In the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons, she was voted the CWHL Top Defender and a CWHL Central All-Star. Kellar is married and lives in Burlington, Ontario. She welcomed her first son, Owen, on October 22, 2004, and her second son, Zachary, on January 25, 2007.

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Career stats

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Hockey Canada

Event Games played Goals Assists Points PIM
1998 Olympics 6 1 2 3 2
1999 Women's World Championships 5 1 0 1 6
2000 Women's World Championships 5 2 2 4 0
2001 Women's World Championships 5 1 2 3 2
2002 Olympics 5 0 1 1 6
2004 Women's World Championships 4 0 0 0 0
2005 Women's World Championships 5 0 2 2 4
2006 Women's World Championships 5 0 1 1 2
2008 Women's World Championships 5 1 4 5 0
2009 Women's World Championships 5 0 0 0 4
2010 Olympics

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Awards and honors

  • 1996 ECAC All-Tournament team
  • 1996 ECAC Honor Roll[6]

References

  1. ^ "Becky Kellar going back to Olympics". Simcoe Reformer. 2009-12-21. http://www.simcoereformer.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2232391. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ http://www.brownbears.com/sports/w-hockey/2009-10/releases/201002261j06s3
  3. ^ Funston, Mike (2007-01-18). "Ultimate hockey mom expecting to repeat feat". Toronto Star. http://www.thestar.com/Special/article/171716. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  4. ^ "Becky Kellar '97 named to Brown Athletics Hall of Fame". Brown University. 2005-04-01. http://www.brownbears.com/sports/w-hockey/spec-rel/040105aaa.html. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  5. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p. 19, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6.
  6. ^ http://www.whockey.com/univ/ecac/1996/usatoday_shcf.html

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