On Tuesday, Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee officially announced the 23 Canadian women hockey players that will represent the country for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Among the 13 forwards tabbed to represent their country is team captain Marie-Philip Poulin. Poulin returns as captain, and for the fourth time as an Olympian, to represent Canada, riding high off scoring a dramatic game-winning goal in overtime to defeat the United States at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in August, and helping the Canadian women capture their first major international title since 2012.
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Poulin cementered her status as a Canadian hockey legend, memorably scoring score twice in Canada’s 2-0 gold-medal victory over the United States. This Olympics will mark another chapter in Poulin’s illustrious career, the 30-year old Beauceville, QC native is Canada’s all-time leader in goals and points.