Katie King

USA Hockey

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The Short List

  • Three-time U.S. Olympian in ice hockey (1998, 2002, 2006)
  • Earned a gold ('98), silver ('02), and bronze medal ('06)
  • Scored a hat trick in the 4-0 win over Finland in 2006 to clinch the bronze medal
  • Six-time member of the U.S. World Championship team (1997, 1999, 2000 and 2001, 2004, 2006)

Did You Know?

  • Tied with three other players for Team USA's overall scoring lead at the '98 Olympics, scoring in five of the six games including a hat trick against Japan
  • 3rd overall in scoring on the 2000-01 U.S. Women's National Team with 57 points (29-28) in 39 games
  • After only a week of youth instructional hockey, King joined her brother's youth hockey team after one of his teammates was injured. She continued playing for boy's team until age 14
  • King was the star athlete at Salem High School. As a softball pitcher, she compiled a 44-0 record and had six perfect games while leading Salem to four Class L state titles. King was also captain of the school's field hockey and girls' basketball
  • Graduated from Brown University in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in organizational management. King played softball and hockey at Brown

It's Every Day
Coaching may be in King's future. She runs the Katie King Girls Olympic Camp once a year. She also partnered with Olympic teammate Tricia Dunn to co-author a book called "Gold Medal Ice Hockey for Women and Girls" shortly after the '98 Olympics. The book shares their stories and offers expert advice, tips and motivation to female players.

Related Links

Tips: Scoring Tips on a 2-on-1



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About the Team USA gold medal win over Canada in the 1998 Olympics: "After these Olympics, I hope the sport grows times a million. Anyone who watched the (gold medal) game, they're going to want to watch more women's hockey."