Cassie Campbell-Pascall – Olympic Champion and Broadcaster

Hockey Background

  • Only captain, male or female, to lead Canada to two Olympic Gold Medals
  • 2 Olympic Gold Medals (2002-Salt Lake, 2006- Turin)
  • 1 Olympic Silver (1998-Nagano)
  • 6 x World Champion (1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004)
  • 1 x Silver medalist at Worlds (2005)
  • Asst. Captain of Canada’s National women’s team from 1997-2001 – given a letter in her second World Championship
  • Has won 21 medals in International play for Canada (17 gold, 4 silver)
  • 1997 All- Star in the World Championship
  • Only player to win the Esso Women’s National Championship and the NWHL Championship in back to back years
  • Played with the Calgary Oval X-Treme winning the inaugural WWHL cup in 2005 (captain)
  • Gold Medals with Team Alberta (2003/2001) and gold with Toronto Aeros in 2000
  • Named Top Forward at the 2000 Esso Nationals
  • Captain of the University of Guelph Gryphons and won the OWIAA University Championship in 1995 – First team all-star in 1995, 1996

Personal

  • Daughter of Donald and Eunice – has two brothers Jeff and Rick
  • Mother Eunice played nine professional football games in 1969
  • Married to Brad Pascall – Assistant General Manager for the Calgary Flames
  • Honor Sociology degree from the University of Guelph
  • Ran an Annual Street Hockey Tournament in Calgary for Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta that raised over 3.5 million dollars
  • Proud Supporter of CARE Canada
  • Has worked for the Rogers Sportsnet, Flames TV, Fan 960 in Calgary, NHL Network, CBC
  • First woman to do color on Hockey Night in Canada on Oct. 14/2006 Leafs vs. Flames
  • Currently works for TSN and CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada
  • Worked with Peter Mansbridge for CBC on the 2010 bid announcement
  • Does all the female Hockey Canada coverage for TSN
  • Along with Hall of Famers Bobby Orr and Mike Bossy, Cassie participated in Chevrolet Safe and Fun Hockey for 16 years
  • Employed by McDonald’s Canada
  • Helped start the Scotiabank Girls Hockeyfest
  • March 14th is Cassie Campbell Day on Prince Edward Island
  • Joined Peter Mansbridge live on CBC for the Vancouver 2010 announcement
  • The Cassie Campbell Community centre in her hometown of Brampton, Ont – 165,000 sq. ft. sporting complex – opened on Sept. 12/2008
  • Named the Toronto Sun Sportsperson of the year for 2006
  • Wrote a book – Children’s book titled HEART
  • Board Member of CODA (Calgary Olympic Development Association)
  • Named one of Canada’s top 20 Most Influential Women in 2006
  • Inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2007
  • Oct. 25/2007 – Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – first female hockey player inducted
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from University of British Columbia
  • Inducted into the University of Guelph Sports Hall of Fame
  • TSN – first live hockey broadcast from China with Dave Randorf at the 2008 women’s world hockey championship
  • Board Member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame
  • Canadian Olympic Committee Executive Member of the Athlete Council
  • Inducted into the Canada Games Hall of Honor in 2009
  • First women and player to receive Order of Hockey in Canada alongside Gordie Howe, Wayne Gretzky, Jean Beliveau and Gord Renwick
  • Received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee from Prime Minister Harper – the highest honor from government
  • First woman to be an analyst on a gold medal game – did so in Sochi for Men’s gold medal game on radio.
  • Broadcast 2 Olympics – 2010 and 2014 in hockey

 

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