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Hilary Knight
Hilary Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sun Valley, Idaho

High School:
Choate Rosemary Hall

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Experience:
4V

Shoots:
R

Hilary Knight

Knight is the all-time goals leader at UW. Her 143 career goals are the most by any men's or women's Badger hockey player.

Honors: Three-time AHCA Division I All-American (First Team 2010-11, 2008-09; Second Team 2011-12) ... three-time Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award top-10 finalist (2011-12, 2010-11, 2008-09, 2011-12) ... WCHA Player of the Year (2008-09) ... NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team (2010-11, 2008-09) ... seven-time WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (twice 2008-09; three times 2010-11; twice 2011-12) ... All-WCHA Rookie Team (2007-08) ... two-time WCHA Rookie of the Week (2007-08) ... WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year (2007-08) ... Team's Rookie of the Year (2007-08) ... Team's Offensive Player of the Year (2008-09) ... assistant captain (2010-11) ... two-time WCHA Preseason Player of the Year (2011-12, 2010-11) ... three-time All-WCHA First Team (2011-12 2010-11, 2011-12) ... USOC Athlete of the Month (April 2011)

UW Records: All-time leader in career goals (143), career shots (986), career points (262), career game-winning goals (30), power-play goals (37), shorthanded goals (8), plus/minus (+167) and hat tricks (9) ... tied for third in career assists (119) ... ranks first (47 in 2010-11), second (45 in 2008-09) and eighth (31 in 2011-12) for goals in a single season ... ranks second (83 in 2008-09), third (81 in 2010-11) and 10th (60 in 2011-12) for points in a single season ... ranks first (16 in 2008-09) and eighth (9 in 2010-11) in power-play goals in a single season ... ranks first (311 in 2011-12), second (291 in 2010-11), and fourth (247 in 2008-09) for shots in a single season ... tied for sixth all-time with 38 assists in a single season (2008-09) ... ranks third (+57 in 2010-11) and tied for fifth (+48 in 2008-09) all-time for plus/minus rating in a single season ... second (10 in 2011-12), tied for third (8 in 2010-11) and in seventh (6 in 2008-09 and 2007-08) all-time for game-winning goals in a single season ... first (4 in 2011-12) and tied for eighth (2 in 2010-11 and 2008-09) all-time for short-handed goals in a single season

2011-12: Played in all 40 regular season games this year... totaled 60 points on 32 goals and 29 assists... national leader in game-winning goals (10) and shots on goal per game (7.75)... tied for national lead in short-handed goals (4)... scored both in the NCAA tournament to send the Badgers to Frozen Four final... had an 11-game scoring streak, recording 14 goals and 9 assists between Oct. 29 - Dec. 10... scored career-high six points for the second time in her career and made career-high five assists in Wisconsin's 6-2 win over St. Cloud State (Feb. 12)... tied career single-season high eight game-winning goals after scoring her 139th career goal against St. Cloud State (Feb. 11)...recorded first hat-trick of the season against Lindenwood (Sept. 25)... ranks first in the country with eight game-winning goals, tenth in the country with 0.88 goals per game and 14th in the country with 1.66 points per game... tied for fourth in the nation with three short-handed goals, 20th with 0.78 assists per game and 23rd with five power-play goals...has 56 points on 28 goals and 28 assists... +39 plus/minus rating... participate with the U.S. Women's National Team at the 2011 Four Nations Tournament in Sweden (Nov. 9-13), where she tallied two goals and two assists and scored the shootout-winning goal to lift USA over Canada in the gold medal game... attended the 2011 USA Hockey Women's Winter Training Camp (Dec. 26-31) at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. ... recorded seven points, five goals and two assists, with Team USA at the 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship in Burlington, Vt. (April 7-14)

2010-11: Played in all 41 games ... led the nation in goals (47) ... third in the nation in points (81) ... third on the team in assists (34) and plus/minus rating (+57) ... team leader in shots (291) ... second on the team in power-play goals (9) and game-winning goals (8) ... career-best 20-game point streak (Dec. 10-Feb. 26) tied for the second-longest in UW history ... recorded an eight-game point streak (Oct. 30-Dec. 4) ... assistant captain ... registered 25 multi-point games, including 15 multi-goal games and 11 multi-assist games ... named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 6, 2010) after tallying five points against RPI (Oct. 2) ... recorded four hat tricks against RPI (Oct. 2), Robert Morris (Nov. 20), St. Cloud State (Jan. 14) and Minnesota State (Feb. 19) ... named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Jan. 5) after having back-to-back four-point games against Northeastern (Jan. 1) and Mercyhurst (Jan. 2) at the Easton Holiday Showcase ... named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Jan. 19) after recording eight points against St. Cloud State (Jan. 14-16) ... recorded the shootout-winning goal against Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 22) ... scored just 47 seconds into the Fill the Bowl game against Minnesota (Jan. 29) in front of 10,668 fans ... game-winning goal against Bemidji State (Feb. 4) marked her 100th career goal ... scored second-straight game-winner in overtime at Bemidji State (Feb. 5) ... had back-to-back six-point series at Minnesota State (Feb. 18-19) and against St. Cloud State (Feb. 25-26) ... led UW with two points, including the game-tying goal and an assist on the game-winner, against UMD (March 12) to advance to the NCAA Frozen Four ... had three assists at the Frozen Four, including two in 3-2 win over Boston College (March 18) in the national semifinal game ... U.S. Women's Under-22 Select Team member for 2010 USA Hockey Women's National Festival and 2010 Under-22 three-game series against Canada ... tallied three points for the U.S. Women's Select Team to compete in the 2010 Women's Four Nations Cup in St. John's N.L. where Team USA placed second ... attended the 2010 USA Hockey Women's Winter Training Camp (Dec. 26-31) at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn. ... scored gold-medal game-winner against Canada in overtime with U.S. Women's National Team at 2011 IIHF World Women's Championship in Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland (April 16-25)

2009-10: Took a year off to compete in the 2010 Olympic Games with the U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team, earning silver ... was the youngest member of Team USA ... had eight points in the Olympics with one goal against Finland and seven assists

2008-09: Played in 39 games ... led the nation in goals (45), points (83) and power-play goals (16) ... set UW records for points, goals and power-play goals in a single-season ... tallied 38 assists ... had 24 multi-point games, 13 multi-goal games and 11 multi-assist games ... had a team-best six points in the NCAA Frozen Four with three goals and three assists ... had a career-high and school record five-goal night while also recording her first natural hat trick against Quinnipiac (Sept. 27) ... twice named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Oct.8, Nov. 19) ... had a nine-game point streak (Sept. 26-Oct. 31) ... ended the season with a six-game point streak ... recorded her second hat trick of the season and third of her career against North Dakota (Nov. 16)

2007-08: Represented the U.S. in a three-game U-22 series between the U.S. and Canada ... as a freshman, ranked second on the team in goals (20), tied for fifth on the team in assists (18) while also ranking third on the team in points (38) ... ranked seventh in the nation in points per game for rookies and game-winning goals ... ranked third on the team with 12 multi-point games ... led the team in game-winning goals (6) ... after being named the WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year, she twice earned WCHA Rookie of the Week honors (Jan. 7 and Feb. 4) ... recorded a hat trick against North Dakota (Feb. 2)

Prep: A member of the U.S. senior national team, making two appearances in 2006-07 ... also earned a spot on the roster for the Four Nations Cup in November 2006 and was the youngest player on the U.S. squad at the 2007 IIHF World Women's Championship ... both teams, which were led by UW head coach Mark Johnson, earned silver ... played for both Choate Rosemary Hall and the Connecticut Polar Bears U-19 team for four seasons ... as a senior, Knight recorded 53 goals and 72 points in just 23 games for Choate Rosemary Hall and became New England champions ... she tallied 143 goals and 210 points in only 97 career games and was named the Founders League MVP in each of her last two seasons ... helped lead the Connecticut Polar Bears to a third-place finish at the 2006 USA Hockey Girls' 19 and Under National Championship ... registered 158 goals and 253 points in128 career games over four years for the Polar Bears ... two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic Award recipient ... also earned All-New England honors in field hockey and lacrosse ... involved in the Learn to Skate program as well as the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Personal: Parents are James and Cynthia Knight ... has three brothers, William, Remington and James Jr. ... shoots right ... playing since age six

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Knight's Career Statistics as of March 28, 2012

Season GP Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % Pen.-Min. +/- PPG SHG GWG
2007-08 41 20 18 38 137 .146 14-28 +23 6 0 6
2008-09 39 45 38 83 247 .182 12-24 +48 16 2 6
2010-11 41 47 34 81 291 .162 6-12 +57 9 2 8
2011-12 40 31 29 60 3111 .100 11-22 +39 6 4 10
Career 161 143 119 262 986 .145 43-86 +167 37 8 30

Knight's Career WCHA Statistics as of March 28, 2012

Season GP Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % Pen.-Min. +/- PPG SHG GWG
2007-08 28 14 11 25 95 .147 6-12 +18 4 0 4
2008-09 28 28 23 51 173 .162 8-16 +33 8 1 5
2010-11 28 29 21 50 205 .141 5-10 +34 5 1 5
2011-12 28 22 21 43 214 .103 10-20 +23 5 3 7
Career 112 93 76 169 687 .135 29-58 +108 22 5 21
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Career Game Highs
Goals 5; vs. Quinnipiac, Sept. 27, 2008
Assists 5; at St. Cloud State, Feb. 11, 2012
Points 6; (2X) MR at St. Cloud State, Feb. 11, 2012
Point Streak 20 games; Dec. 10, 2010-Feb. 26, 2011
Career multi-point games 63

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