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Hilary Knight        

Professional Hockey Player & Two-Time Olympic Silver Medalist

Hilary Atwood Knight is an American ice hockey forward with the PWHPA and the United States women's national ice hockey team. She previously played for the Les Canadiennes de Montreal of the CWHL and the Boston Pride of the NWHL, with whom she won the inaugural Isobel Cup.

Knight competed for the Wisconsin Badgers women's ice hockey program, as well as for Choate Rosemary Hall. Her first year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Knight helped the team place second in the NCAA championships, and the win the National Championship the following year.

Hilary is an Olympic Silver Medalist and a three time All American who has played in World Championships, starting in 2007 at age 17, when the US team took silver. With the US national team, she won seven gold medals at the IIHF World Women's Championships and the gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Hilary grew up in a skiing household with parents who never had ice skated. Her mom got the idea of Hilary playing hockey from a paddle tennis partner whose husband helped teach them to skate.

At the 2009 Worlds, Knight led the team to a third-ever gold for Team USA, and Knight was named one of the team’s top-three players, at just 19 years old.


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