Manon Rhéaume (born February 24, 1972) is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender. An Olympic silver medalist, she achieved a number of historic firsts during her career, including becoming the first woman to play in any of the major North American pro-sports leagues.
Is Manon Rhéaume married?
In 1998 she played in three matches at that year’s Winter Olympic ice hockey tournament and helped her team bring home a silver medal. She retired after the competition and married Gerry St. Cyr in June of that year.
Who was the first woman to play in the NHL?
Manon Rheaume Manon Rheaume: First woman to play in NHL They are joined by forward Clint Smith, a star in the pre-World War II era; longtime Toronto Maple Leafs center Bob Pulford; and Scotty Bowman, then a six-time Stanley Cup winner as coach of the Montreal Canadiens.
What college did Manon Rhéaume go to?
|1972||Born February 24, in Lac Beauport, Quebec, Canada|
|1998||Plays for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics; wins silver medal; marries Gerry St. Cyr|
|1998-99||Sits out season due to pregnancy|
|1999||Gives birth to son Dylan; named goaltending coach for the University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s team|