Szabados was was the youngest of three netminders on the 2010 Olympic squad and was a surprise pick to start the gold-medal game against the U.S. She stopped all 28 shots in that game to give Canada a 2-0 win and the gold medal. Szabados will be a veteran leadership presence for Team Canada as it looks to repeat its winning performance from Vancouver.
- 2013 World Championship - Silver
- 2012 World Championship - Gold
- 2010 Winter Olympics - Gold
Things to know:
1. In 2013 Szabados helped lead NAIT (university) Ooks men’s hockey team to win the ACAC collegiate championship.
2. Canadian media urged the Edmonton Oilers to sign Szabados in 2010 as a backup goalie when the regular backup caught the flu, but the team didn't pursue her.
3. Her last name, 'Szabados', is of Hungarian origin, with its meaning being closely translated to the English word 'liberated'.