2022 Olympic Winter Games (Women)

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Ann-Renée Desbiens
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
04-10-1994
HT/WT
5'9 / 186
Catches
L
Hometown
Clermont, QC
Teams
2024 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2023-24 Rivalry Series (National Women's Team) - Canada
2023 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Red
2023 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2022-23 Rivalry Series (National Women's Team) - Canada
2022 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2022-23 NWDT Series vs. United States (Aug) - National Women's Team
2022-23 National Women's Team Summer Showcase - Gold
2022 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Canada
2021-22 National Women’s Team Centralization - Canada
2021-22 NWT Rivalry Series (Oct/Jan) - Canada
2021 Capital City Challenge - National Women's Team
2021 IIHF Women's World Championship - Canada
2021 National Women's Program Summer Showcase - Canada
2019-20 NWT Rivalry Series (Dec/Feb) - Canada
2019-20 NWT Series vs. United States - Canada
2019 BFL National Women's Team Fall Festival - Pictou County Crushers
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey) - Canada
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games - Canada
2017-18 NWT Esso Series - Canada
2017-18 NWT Series vs. USA - Canada
2017 4 Nations Cup - Canada
2016 NWT December Series - Canada
2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship - Canada
2015 Nations Cup - Canada
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival - Black
Canada's National Women's Development Team vs. United States - Canada
2014 NWDT Selection Camp - Blue

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM

Olympic Winter Games
•2022 (gold medal)
•2018 (silver medal)

IIHF Women’s World Championship
•2023 (silver medal – Top Goaltender)
•2022 (gold medal)
•2021 (gold medal)
•2020 (cancelled)
•2015 (silver medal)

4 Nations Cup
•2017 (silver medal)

Rivalry Series vs. United States
•2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT (UNDER-22) TEAM

Nations Cup
•2015 (gold medal)

Series vs. United States
•2012, 2014

CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S UNDER-18 TEAM

IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship
•2011 (silver medal)

Series vs. United States
•2010

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE

Montréal
•2023-24
•Signed as inaugural free agent on Sept. 7, 2023

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY HOCKEY

University of Wisconsin
•2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
•NCAA Tournament (2014 – Frozen Four; 2015 – Frozen Four; 2016 – Frozen Four; 2017 – Frozen Four final)
•Patty Kazmaier Award – NCAA Player of the Year (2016-17)
•Patty Kazmaier Award finalist (2015-16)
•WCHA champions (2015, 2016, 2017)
•NCAA First Team All-American (2015-16, 2016-17)
•WCHA Goaltending Champion (2013-14, 2016-17)
•WCHA playoff MVP (2015-16)
•WCHA First All-Star Team (2015-16, 2016-17)
•WCHA Third All-Star Team (2014-15)
•WCHA All-Academic Team (2015-16)
•WCHA All-Rookie Team (2013-14)
•NCAA all-time leader in shutouts (54)
•Lowest goals-against average in NCAA (2015-16, 2016-17)

CANADIAN WOMEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE

Montreal Stars
•2011-12
•Clarkson Cup champions (2012)

HOCKEY CANADA EVENTS

National Women’s Under-18 Championship
•2011 – Quebec (silver medal)
•2009 – Quebec (bronze medal)

Canada Winter Games
•2011 – Quebec (bronze medal)

MINOR HOCKEY

•2000-01: Clermont (Pre-U9)
•2001-02: Clermont (U9 B)
•2002-03: Clermont (U11 B)
•2003-04: Clermont (U11 A)
•2004-05: Charlesbourg (U11 BB)
•2005-07: Charlevoix (U13 CC)
•2007-08: Charlevoix (U15 CC)
•2008-09: Beaubourg (U15 AA)
•2009-10: Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches (U18 Espoir)
•2010-12: Beaubourg (U18 AA)

PERSONAL

•Parents: Raynald and Claire
•Brothers: Martin, Dominic, Vincent
•Sister: Sabrina
•Favourite female athlete: Kim St-Pierre
•Favourite NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Statistics

GP
Mins
SA
SVS
GA
SO
GAA
SV%
5
300
150
141
9
0
1.8
0.94

Tournament Game Log

Date
Mins
SA
SVS
GA
GAA
SV%
Feb 16, 2022
60
40
38
2
2.00
0.950
Feb 13, 2022
60
13
10
3
3.00
0.769
Feb 07, 2022
60
53
51
2
2.00
0.962
Feb 04, 2022
60
29
28
1
1.00
0.966
Feb 02, 2022
60
15
14
1
1.00
0.933

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2024 IIHF Women's World Championship (Pre)
4
1
0
121
33
30
3
0
1.49
0.909
2024 IIHF Women's World Championship
23
20
1
1357
394
362
32
7
1.41
0.919
2023-24 Rivalry Series (National Women's Team)
16
10
4
918
346
317
29
1
1.90
0.916
2023 National Women's Team Fall Festival
2
0
0
40
23
19
4
0
6.00
0.826
2022-23 National Women's Team Summer Showcase
3
1
1
90
42
37
5
0
3.33
0.881
2022-23 NWDT Series vs. United States (Aug)
1
0
0
20
5
5
0
0
0.00
1.000
2021 Capital City Challenge
2
0
1
120
106
98
8
0
4.00
0.925
2022 Olympic Winter Games (Women's Hockey)
6
6
0
360
168
159
9
1
1.50
0.946
2021-22 National Women’s Team Centralization
19
7
3
886
457
429
28
0
1.90
0.939
2021 National Women's Program Summer Showcase
2
1
0
100
65
62
3
0
1.80
0.954
2019 BFL National Women's Team Fall Festival
1
0
1
60
23
19
4
0
4.00
0.826
2017 4 Nations Cup (Pre)
1
0
0
29
8
8
0
0
0.00
1.000
2017 4 Nations Cup
1
0
1
60
30
26
4
0
4.00
0.867
2017-18 NWT Exhibition Games
3
2
0
182
94
88
6
0
1.98
0.936
2015 Nations Cup
2
2
0
120
29
28
1
1
0.50
0.966
2014 National Women's Team Fall Festival
2
1
0
89
23
21
2
0
1.35
0.913
Canada's National Women's Development Team vs. United States
2
0
1
81
43
37
6
0
4.44
0.860
2014 NWDT Selection Camp
3
0
0
87
46
43
3
0
2.07
0.935
Videos
Photos
2024 WWC: CAN 6 – USA 5 (Gold Medal)
Serdachny was the hero, scoring 5:16 into OT to give Canada gold.
2024 WWC: CAN 4 – CZE 0 (Semifinal)
Emily Clark had a goal and an assist, pushing Canada into the final.
2024 WWC: CAN 5 – SWE 1 (Quarterfinal)
Fast scored twice to help Canada to a spot in the semifinals.
2024 WWC: USA 1 – CAN 0 OT (Preliminary)
Desbiens was terrific with 29 saves, but Canada fell in overtime.
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