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March 18, 2016

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 Date of Birth: 25/03/76
 Place of Birth: Winnipeg, MB
 Height: 5'7"
 Weight: 187 lbs
 Position: Goaltender
 Years on national team: 4

  Goaltending is one of Sami Jo Small's many talents. She earned a degree in mechanical engineering at Stanford University while on a track and field scholarship. She competed as a javelin thrower and was a goaltender on the men's hockey team. She's also an excellent painter.

  Small was a spare on the 1998 Olympic team and didn't dress for any games. She played in the following three world championships. In 1999 and 2000 she was named the top goalie at the worlds and was selected to the all star team. Prior to this season she had allowed more than one goal only twice in international play. Last season with her club, the Brampton Thunder, she scored a goal.

What Canada Did
Feb. 21: Canada won gold medal with a 3-2 decision over the U.S. finishing with 5-0 record, while outscoring opponents 35-5.
Feb. 19: Canada def. Finland 7-3 in semifinal play, advancing to Thursday's final against the U.S.
Feb. 16: Canada def. Sweden 11-0, raising record to 3-0 in Group A of preliminary round.
Feb. 13: Canada defeated Russia 7-0, raising record to 2-0 in Group A of preliminary round.
Feb. 11: Canada opened preliminary round with a 7-0 win over Kazakhstan.

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