WOMEN'S HOCKEY - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT:  5'10, 160

DATE OF BIRTH: September 3, 1987 (30)

HOMETOWN & RESIDENCE: Danvers, MA / Boston, MA

POSITION and #: Forward, 10

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: 2006 - present (Team Captain 2014 - 2017, Assistant Captain 2011-13)

FAMILY:  Mary and Bob - Mom & Dad / Kaitlyn and Bryan - Sister & Brother

OLYMPIC MEDALS:

  • PyeongChang 2018 (GOLD)
  • Sochi 2014 (SILVER) 
  • Vancouver 2010 (SILVER)

IIHF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS:

  • 7 GOLD (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008)
  • Meghan along with 2 current U.S. teammates tied 2 retired Canadian athletes with the most World Championships of all time 
  • 2 SILVER (2012, 2007)

FOUR NATIONS CUP MEDALS:

  • 6 GOLD (2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2008)
  • 4 SILVER (2014, 2010, 2009, 2007)
  • BRONZE (2013)

US NATIONAL TEAM GAMES PLAYED:

  • 137 as of the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics
  • played in her 100th game at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship 

PRO EXPERIENCE:

  • Boston Pride (2016-17) National Women's Hockey League
  • 2016-17 NWHL All Star Game participant (Pittsburgh)
  • 2016-17 NWHL Isobel Cup runner-up
  • 2016-17 NWHL 2nd leading goal scorer with 12 (1 behind the leader)
  • Buffalo Beauts (2015-16) National Women's Hockey League
  • 2015-16 NWHL All Star Game participant (Buffalo)
  • 2015-16 NWHL Isobel Cup runner-up
  • Boston Blades (2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15) Canadian Women's Hockey League
  • 2014-15 CWHL All Star Game participant

PRO CHAMPIONSHIP:

  • Boston Blades 2012-13 & 2014-15 Clarkson Cup Champion (CWHL)

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Assistant Head Coach, Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY) 2014-15 & 2015-16
  • During her two year tenure, the school reached the NCAA Frozen Four as an assistant coach with Clarkson University during the 2015-16 season and the recruiting classes that she brought in after leaving won NCAA National Championships in 2016-17 & 2017-18

USOC TEAM OF THE YEAR/ MONTH HONORS:  

  • 2018 Team USA Awards - Team of the Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018
  • 2017 Team USA Awards - Olympic Team of the Year (Ice Hockey)
  • April 2017 - U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team (team of the month)
  • November 2016 - U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team (team of the month)
  • April 2016 - U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team (team of the month)
  • April 2015 - U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Team (team of the month)

ESPYS NOMINATIONS:

  •     2018 ESPYS Awards nominee - Best Olympic Moment; USA Women’s Hockey defeats Canada, 2018 Winter Olympics
  •     2018 ESPYS Awards nominee - Best Game; USA Women’s Hockey defeats Canada, 2018 Winter Olympics
  •     2018 ESPYS Awards nominee - Best Team; USA Women’s Ice Hockey
  •   2018 ESPN Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year nominee - U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team; Gender Equitable Treatment fight vs USA Hockey

CHARITABLE GIVING:

  • August 2017 - Donation $4,500 of CCM Hockey products to the Tampa Bay Lightning Foundation
  • February 2017 - Donated $1,000 of CCM Hockey products to the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation in Washington, D.C. for a gift directed towards the Tucker Road Youth Hockey Program whose ice rink was destroyed in a fire on January 4, 2017 ruining donated equipment to the Tucker Road Ducks
  • August 2016 - Donated $5,000 of CCM Hockey products to the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation in Philadelphia which benefits high-risk inner-city youth in Philadelphia and Camden, NJ

SPORTS NOTES:

  • 2018 EspnW Women & Sports Summit - featured speaker
  • 2018 Sports Business Awards presenter
  • 2018 NBC Universal Upfront onstage presenter at Radio City Music Hall
  • 2017 Women’s Sports Foundation - Wilma Rudolph Courage Award; 2016-17 U.S. Women’s Hockey Team, Gender Equitable Treatment fight vs USA Hockey
  • Meghan's 7th IIHF Women's World Championship title ties her for the most all time (with Knight, Bellamy from the U.S. and Wickenheiser, Hefford from Canada) 
  • 2011 IIHF High Performance Women’s Camp participant in Slovakia (with the purpose of training players from developing nations better techniques to grow the sport)
  • 3-time NCAA Champion at the University of Wisconsin (2010-11, 2008-09, 2006-07)
  • 2010-11 NCAA Leading Scorer with 39 Goals and 48 Assists in 41 games.
  • 2010-11 Patty Kazmaier Award winner as the best player in NCAA Hockey

EDUCATION: University of Wisconsin '11 (Biology)

EQUIPMENT USED IN COMPETITION: CCM Hockey

ENDORSEMENTS:

  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America
  • CCM Hockey
  • Kellogg's
  • P&G

SOCIAL MEDIA: @MDuggan10 - Twitter & Instagram

PUBLIC FACING INITIATIVES:  

  • Women's Sports Foundation Athlete Ambassador - 2018
  • Boys & Girls Club of Boston - Speaker, Spring 2018
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Took part in NHL / NHLPA Digital Goals Education Launch in September 2014
  • 2014 USOC Team For Tomorrow

COLLEGE COACHING NOTES:  As an assistant coach, led Clarkson University to the 2016 NCAA Frozen Four with a victory of Quinnipiac in the Elite 8.  Meghan stepped down from Clarkson in April 2016 so that she could focus on making the 2018 Winter Olympic Team.

 Photo Credi: Getty Images - PyeongChang 2018

Photo Credi: Getty Images - PyeongChang 2018

 In the Winter of 2017-18, Meghan was featured on the Corn Flakes box.  After winning Gold, she was additionally featured on a box of Special K cereal. 

In the Winter of 2017-18, Meghan was featured on the Corn Flakes box.  After winning Gold, she was additionally featured on a box of Special K cereal.