Biography - Cassie Campbell
Born: November 22, 1973
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, Ontario
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
Resides: Calgary, AB
Cassie Campbell won 21 medals with Canada’s National Women’s teams, including 17 gold medals and four silver medals
Won two Olympic gold medals (2002- Salt Lake City and 2006 – Turin, Italy), and one Olympic silver medal (1998 – Nagano, Japan).
A six-time World Champion gold medallist (1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2004), and won silver at the 2005 worlds once
Cassie Campbell is the only captain, male or female, to lead Canada to two Olympic gold medals. When Cassie Campbell was dressed for Team Canada, her team had a 129-26-2 record.
Cassie Campbell was Captain of Canada’s National Women’s Team from 2001 to her retirement in 2006, which made her the longest serving captain in Canadian hockey history. Cassie Campbell was an alternate captain with Canada's National Women’s Team from 1997-2001, receiving this honor just prior to her second World Championship appearance.
In 157 career games with Team Canada, Cassie Campbell had 32 goals, 68 assists, 100 points, 66 penalty minutes. (Four of her career goals were short-handed and three were game winning goals).
Cassie Campbell's 100 points rank her 8th all-time with Team Canada’s National Women’s program:
157 games played ranks 5th all-time 32 goals ranks 9th all-time 68 assists ranks 6th all-time 66 penalty minutes ranks10th all-time From 1994 through 1998, Cassie Campbell played as a defenceman with Canada’s National Women’s Team, and was named to 1997 IIHF World Women’s Championship All-Star Team as a defenceman. Cassie Campbell switched to forward prior to the 1999 World Championship.
Cassie Campbell played with the Calgary Oval X-Treme from 2001 to 2005, serving as team captain from 2002-2005. Won the inaugural Western Women’s Hockey League Cup (WWHL) in 2005.
Cassie Campbell won gold Medals with Team Alberta (2003 and 2001) at the Esso Women’s National Championship and a gold medal with the Toronto Aeros in 2000.
Named Top Forward at the 2000 Esso National Women’s Hockey Championship
Captain of the University of Guelph Gryphons and won the OWIAA University Championship in 1995 – First team all-star as a member of the U of Guelph, in both 1995 and 1996, and to the second All-Star team in 1993
Daughter of Donald and Eunice Campbell ... Has two brothers, Jeff and Rick ... Mother, Eunice, played nine games as a professional football player in 1969 … Resides in Calgary, AB with husband Brad Pascall, Vice-President at Hockey Canada, and their daughter Brooke … Has an Honours Sociology Degree from the University of Guelph
Cassie Campbell was the first woman to do color commentating on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada on Oct. 14, 2006 - Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames …Currently works as a TV analyst for TSN’s women’s hockey coverage and for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada … Worked as an TV analyst for CTV's 2010 Olympic women's hockey coverage from Vancouver ... Cassie Campbell has worked as a colour commentator for TSN, The Score and was the first female to work on the NHL Network. Provides guest radio work for Calgary Flames games on the FAN 960.
Cassie Campbell runs an annual street hockey tournament in Calgary, AB to benefit the Ronald McDonald House ... Proud ambassador of Ronald McDonald's Children's Charities since 1997 ... Along with Hockey Hall of Famers Bobby Orr and Mike Bossy, Cassie is a spokesperson and host for Hockey Canada’s Chevrolet Safe & Fun Hockey program … Cassie Campbell is a Special Advisor to Scotiabank for it’s hockey programs and properties … Proud supporter of CARE - (www.care.ca) an organization that places special focus on working alongside women and girls living in poverty because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty