Hi, my name is Shannon Szabados and I play hockey

Hello my name is…” is a series dedicated to learning more about some of Canada’s top winter athletes ahead of PyeongChang 2018.

Shannon Szabados won Olympic gold at both Sochi 2014 and Vancouver 2010. She was the first female hockey player in the Southern Professional Hockey League and the first woman to record a shutout in a men’s professional league. Did you know if she could be an Olympian in another sport, she’d pick baseball?

Get to know this trailblazing superstar before her third Games in PyeongChang.

USA’s Meghan Duggan and Canada’s goaltender Shannon Szabados keep their eyes on the puck during second period women’s gold medal Olympic hockey action at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward


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Team Canada goalie Shannon Szabados makes a save during second period action against Team Finland at the IIHF Womens World Ice Hockey championships in Ottawa on April 5, 2013.

Check out all of the athletes headed to PyeongChang 2018 in our Team Canada roster.