THREE-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST AND FIVE-TIME WORLD CHAMPION JENNIFER BOTTERILL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
WINNIPEG, Man. – Hockey Canada announced Monday that Jennifer Botterill, one of only four Canadians to take part in all four Olympic women’s hockey tournaments and a three-time Olympic gold medallist, is retiring from Canada’s National Women’s Team.
Botterill played 184 games in a Team Canada jersey – third all-time behind Hayley Wickenheiser and Jayna Hefford – recording 65 goals and 109 assists for 174 points, good for fifth all-time. She also played nine games for Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team, winning a gold medal at the 1998 Christmas Cup in Germany before captaining the team in a three-game series against the United States in August 1999.