One of the most decorated players in the history of women’s ice hockey skates into Carey’s office this week. Hilary Knight is an Olympic Gold medalist, two-time Olympic Silver medalist, seven-time World Champion, and arguably the best female hockey player in the world. Hilary talks about her introduction to hockey, how she ended up in Wisconsin, and why she’s a tireless advocate for gender equality in sports.
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About Hilary Knight:
Hilary is an Olympic Gold medalist, two-time Olympic Silver medalist, seven-time World Champion, and arguably the best female hockey player in the world.
An outspoken advocate for gender equality, she is changing the landscape for women in sport. In 2014, she made history as the first female skater (non-goalie) to practice with an NHL team after she took the ice with the Anaheim Ducks.
Hilary was extremely successful at the collegiate level. She was a three-time All-American and appeared in the NCAA Final all four of her years as a Badger, leading Wisconsin to the title her sophomore and junior seasons.
As part of Team USA at the 2016 World Championship, Team USA and Hilary went undefeated on the road to their third straight World Championship gold and claimed their seventh IIHF Women’s World Championship title with a 1-0 overtime victory over Canada.
Hilary is a veteran leader on the US Women’s Hockey Team and continues to be actively engaged in expanding opportunities for women and girls in hockey, along with working to build a sustainable professional women’s hockey league for generations to come.
Hosted By: Carey Lohrenz