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Ann-Renée Desbiens
Ann-Renée  Desbiens

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
La Malbaie, Quebec

Height:
5-9

Position:
Goaltender

Catches:
L

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Ann-Renée Desbiens was the WCHA's goaltending champion during the 2013-14 season..

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Honors: All-WCHA Third Team (2014-15) ... Wfour-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, 2014; Nov. 24, 2014; Dec. 2, 2014; Feb. 10, 2015) ... WCHA Rookie of the Week (Dec. 3, 2013: Jan. 8, 2014) ... WCHA Goaltending Champion (2013-14)...All-WCHA Rookie Team (2013-14)

UW Records: Tied Jessie Vetter's single-season shutout record with 14 blank slates during the 2014-15 season ... her 10 shutouts in WCHA play  are the most in UW history.

2014-15: Started 37 games for Wisconsin, posting a 1.15 goals-against average and a .941 save percentage ... her 14 shutouts tied a program record and were the second-most in the country ... also recorded three assists ... notched back-to-back shutouts in the Badgers' sweep of Ohio State (Oct. 10, 12) ... recorded back to back shutouts in consecutive weekends, blanking St. Cloud State (Nov. 21, 22) and New Hampshire (Nov. 28, 29) ... stopped 21 shots in UW's 2-0 win over UND (Dec. 7) ... saved 24 shot attempts in the Badgers' 4-0 shutout win against Clarkson (Jan. 25) ... earned a pair of shutouts during the Badgers' series win against Minnesota Duluth, stopping all 43 shots she faced (Feb. 6-7) ... saved 26 of 27 shots faced in UW's 4-1 win over UND in the WCHA Final Faceoff semifinals (March 7) ... collected 15 saves in UW's 4-0 win against Bemidji State in the WCHA Final Faceoff title tilt (March 8) ... saved 20 of 21 shots faced in the Badgers' 5-1 win over BU to advance to the NCAA Frozen Four (March 14)

2013-14: Forced a shutout in her debut for the Badgers during the team's 6-0 defeat of St. Cloud State (Oct. 19) ... made a game-high 22 saves inWisconsin's 4-1 defeat of Lindenwood, her second game for Wisconsin (Oct. 26) ... recorded her second career shutout in the team's 5-0 win over Bemidji State (Dec. 8) ... stopped 28 shots to mark her third career shutout in Wisconsin's 4-0 defeat of St. Cloud State (Jan. 4) ... made a career-high 32 saves in the team's 4-1 loss to North Dakota (Jan. 11) ... tallied another shutout during the Badgers' 6-0 blank of Bemidji State (Jan. 17)

Prep: Played for the Team Canada U-22 squad in a three-game series against the U.S. team in August of 2012 ... named the best goaltender in the Quebec Midget AA League for her performance with the Beaubourg Seigneurs AA team during the 2012-13 season ... recorded a 1.91 goals against average during the 2011-12 season with the Seigneurs while helping the CWHL's Montreal Stars claim the Clarkson Cup title that same season ... earned a silver medal for her play with the Canadian U-18 Team at the 2011 IIHF World Women's Under-18 Championship in Sweden.

Personal: Parents are Raynold and Claire Desbiens ... has three older brothers, Martin, Dominic and Vincent, and an older sister, Sabrina ... hobbies include reading and gymnastics ... her intended major is business.

Why Wisconsin:
"It is an amazing hockey program with a nice location and a great coach."

Related Content:

Desbiens selected to Hockey Canada goaltending camp
(June 3, 2015)
Six Badgers invited to Team Canada Summer Strength and Conditioning Camp
(April 16, 2015)
Stellar goaltending pushes Canada past Russia at world championship
(March 29, 2015)
Clark and Desbiens earn spots on Canada's World championship roster
(March 12, 2015)
Ann-Renee Desbiens shuts out St. Cloud State in regular-season finale
(Feb. 23, 2015)
Ann-Renee Desbiens solid in shootout loss to Minnesota
(Jan. 12, 2015)
Desbiens named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week
(Oct. 14, 2014)
Ann-Renee Desbiens, 4 others invited to Canada National Women's Development Camp
(July 15, 2014)
Sweet relief: Desbiens strong in starting role
(Badger Herald - Jan. 21, 2014)
Freshman Ann-Renee Desbiens posts third shutout (Jan. 5, 2014)

Desbiens' Career Statistics as of March 22, 2015

Season GP-GS Minutes GA GAA Saves Save % W L T SHo PPG SHG
2013-14 12-11 677:52 12 1.06 265 .957 11 1 0 3 2 0
2014-15 37-37 2236:55 43 1.15 684 .941 26 7 4 14 5 2
Career 49-48 2914:47 55 1.13 949 .945 37 8 4 17 7 2

Desbiens' Career WCHA Statistics as of March 22, 2015

Season GP-GS Minutes GA GAA Saves Save % W L T SHo PPG SHG
2013-14 10-9 557:56 9 0.96 220 0.961 9 1 0 4 0 0
2014-15 27-27 1635:57 35 1.28 507 0.935 18 6 3 10 4 2
Career 37-36 2193:53 44 1.20 727 0.943 27 7 3 13 4 2
Career Game Highs
Shots faced 36; vs. North Dakota, Jan. 11, 2014
Saves 33; vs. Minnesota, Oct. 18, 2014
Saves (win) 29; vs. North Dakota, Jan. 12, 2014
Saves (shutout)

28; (2x) MR vs. Ohio State, Oct. 10, 2014

Fewest shots faced (complete game) 10; vs. St. Cloud State, Feb. 22, 2015

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