Jenny Potter attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and scored 139 goals and 183 assists in her college career.
After earning a spot on the United States National Hockey Team, she attended the 1998 Nagano Games and scored a goal in four out of the six games to help her team win.
Hayley Wickenheiser, an important player for the Canadian Women's National Hockey team, attended the University of Calgary under the pre-med program. In the year 2000, she won her fourth World Championship. Later in the year she qualified for the Canadian Women's Softball team in Sydney, Australia. After competing, she became the world’s second woman to play in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. At the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, she was her team’s leading scorer. She sought a position on the Italian Women’s Hockey Team, but before the contract
applied to become a member of the Port Huron Beacons, which was a minor league team in the men’s United States Hockey League. Reports were soon made that she also intended to join the East Coast Hockey League but she was denied again. Teams such as the Richmond Renegades and Cincinnati Cyclones expressed interest in making her the first woman to play in the
If they can skate and can play, I want them."
USA Hockey Goalie saving a goal.
After her third season she was a finalist for the Patty Kazamaier Memorial Award, which is an award for a player who demonstrates the highest standards of personal and team excellence.
white, pink, blue, giraffe, or hippopotamus.
minor leagues. The co-owner of the Cincinnati Cyclones, Phil Esposito, said "For me, I don't care if they're black,
After being denied a position by Italy, she
was signed in 2002 the Italian Ice Hockey Federation declared her ineligible.
"I was young and I was just happy to be there," Potter said. During her National Team career she has scored 53 goals, had 71 assists, and has
played in five World Championships.