Shaunavon’s Hayley Wickenheiser has been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The 40-year-old was among four players and two builders who got the call Tuesday.
Wickenheiser won four Olympic gold medals in five appearances with Canada’s women’s team. She also helped Canada claim seven world championship titles.
She retired in 2017 after playing for the national team for 23 seasons. She’s Canada’s all-time leading scorer with 168 goals and 211 assists in 276 games; that includes 18 goals and 51 points in 26 career games at the Olympics.
Wickenheiser, who was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Hall of Fame earlier this year, is now the assistant director of player development for the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs.
Wickenheiser was joined in the Class of 2019 by fellow players Guy Carbonneau, Vaclav Nedomansky and Sergei Zubov, and builders Jim Rutherford and Jerry York.
About damn time! Congrats Hayley!
Paul Henderson scored the biggest goal in Canadian history and he still isn't in the Hall. What gives?
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