Hockey superstar Hilary Knight joins Kelley to talk about her historic career and the battles she’s fought on and off the ice. Hilary discusses wanting to be an Olympian before women’s ice hockey was even included in the Games, her experience at boarding school, what led her to Wisconsin, the perils of too many college shenanigans, how being temporarily cut from Team USA fueled her growth, her unusual draft experience and going pro, how she survived on closing-time Dunkin’ Donuts during her first professional seasons, the importance of being stubborn, fist-fighting with the Canadian national team, and why the Americans and Canadians put their differences aside to form the PWHPA.

Hilary’s Resume:
  • Olympic gold medalist (2018)
  • 2x Olympic silver medalist (2010, 2014)
  • 8x World Champion
  • 2x World silver medalist
  • No. 4 pick in the 2012 CWHL Draft
  • CWHL MVP (2013)
  • 2x Clarkson Cup champion (2013, 2015)
  • NWHL scoring champion (2015-2016)
  • NWHL Isobel Cup champion
  • 2x NCAA Champion
  • 3x ACHA All-American
  • The face of a movement: Hilary Knight talks PWHPA, what comes next, and what hockey needs (Just Women’s Sports)
  • Hilary Knight happy to be the face of women’s hockey in the United States (ESPN)
  • Hilary Knight, PWHPA still plugging along (Boston Herald)