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Manon Rheaume


1972 Born February 24, in Lac Beauport, Quebec, Canada
1991 On November 26, becomes the first woman to play in a major junior hockey game
1992 Plays on Canada's women's national team, winning gold at the world championships; invited to training camp of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning; first woman to play in professional game when she plays in a pre-season game for the Lightning
1993 On December 13, becomes first woman to play in regular season game; played for the Knights against Salt Lake City Golden Eagles
1994 Plays in the East Coast Hockey League for Nashville and Knoxville
1994 Plays on Canada's women's national team at world championships, winning gold
1994-95 Plays with the Vegas Thunder (IHL) and the Tallahassee Tiger Sharks (ECHL)
1995 Plays for the New Jersey Rockin' Rollers (RHI)
1996 Plays for the Ottawa Loggers and Sacramento River Rats (RHI); wins gold as member of the Canadian women's team at the Pacific Rim Three Nations Cup
1996-97 Plays for the Reno Renegades (WCHL)
1998 Plays for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics; wins silver medal; marries Gerry St. Cyr
1998-99 Sits out season due to pregnancy
1999 Gives birth to son Dylan; named goaltending coach for the University of Minnesota-Duluth women's team
2000 Retires as a goalie; begins working for Mission Hockey

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