Brigette Lacquette

Brigette Lacquette

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dauphin, Manitoba

Olympic Medalist |Hockey Professional | Elite Performance | Team Dynamics | Player Evaluation

Brigette Lacquette made history as the first First Nations woman to suit up for Team Canada in hockey at the Olympics. Her groundbreaking achievement in 2018, where she won an Olympic silver medal, marked a significant milestone in her career and in the representation of Indigenous athletes on the world stage. Lacquette's journey to the pinnacle of women's hockey is a testament to her resilience, skill, and dedication to the sport. In addition to her Olympic success, Lacquette has earned three medals from the World Championships, including two silvers and one bronze. Her professional hockey career also includes playing in various leagues, where she consistently demonstrated her prowess on the ice. Beyond her playing career, she has served as a scout for the Chicago Blackhawks, bringing her keen eye for talent and deep understanding of the game to one of the NHL's most storied franchises. Lacquette's skills extend beyond her playing abilities; she analyzes game footage, understands player dynamics, and makes strategic recommendations to enhance team performance. Her expertise is in the technical and tactical aspects of the game and mentoring and inspiring the next generation of hockey players, particularly Indigenous youth. Lacquette’s story is one of perseverance, breaking barriers, and giving back, embodying the spirit of a true pioneer in women's hockey.
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BRIGETTE LACQUETTE BIOGRAPHY

Brigette Lacquette made history as the first First Nations woman to suit up for Team Canada in hockey at the Olympics. Her groundbreaking achievement marked a significant milestone in her career and the representation of Indigenous athletes on the world stage. Lacquette’s journey to the pinnacle of women’s hockey is a testament to her resilience, skill, and dedication to the sport.

Lacquette’s professional experience is as impressive as it is diverse. She won an Olympic silver medal in 2018, showcasing her exceptional talent and commitment to excellence. In addition to her Olympic success, Lacquette has earned three medals from the World Championships, including two silvers and one bronze. Her professional hockey career also includes playing in various leagues, where she consistently demonstrated her prowess on the ice. Beyond her playing career, Lacquette transitioned into a pivotal role as a scout for the Chicago Blackhawks, bringing her keen eye for talent and deep understanding of the game to one of the NHL’s most storied franchises.

While less publicized, Brigette Lacquette’s educational journey has been instrumental in shaping her career. Her commitment to personal and professional development is evident in her achievements. Although specific details about her formal education are not widely known, Lacquette’s extensive training and experiences in high-level hockey environments have equipped her with invaluable knowledge and skills. Her time in the sport has been marked by continuous learning, both on and off the ice, contributing to her comprehensive understanding of hockey dynamics.

Lacquette’s skills and expertise extend beyond her playing abilities. Her experience as a scout for the Chicago Blackhawks highlights her talent evaluation skills and her ability to recognize and nurture potential in young players. She analyzes game footage, understands player dynamics, and makes strategic recommendations to enhance team performance. Lacquette’s expertise is not only in technical and tactical aspects of the game but also in mentoring and inspiring the next generation of hockey players, particularly Indigenous youth.

Throughout her career, Brigette Lacquette has received numerous accolades and recognition for her contributions to hockey. Her historic Olympic appearance and her World Championship medals are testaments to her elite status in the sport. Her role with the Chicago Blackhawks also signifies her influence and respect within professional hockey circles. Lacquette’s accomplishments have paved the way for future generations of Indigenous athletes, earning her a place as a role model and trailblazer.

Beyond the rink, Brigette Lacquette is deeply connected to her heritage and community. Her journey inspires many, reflecting her passion for hockey and her commitment to making a difference. Lacquette’s interests include advocating for Indigenous representation in sports and supporting initiatives promoting inclusivity and diversity. Her story is one of perseverance, breaking barriers, and giving back, embodying the spirit of a true pioneer in women’s hockey.

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2010 Upper Deck World of Sports Multisport Trading Card #172 Brigette Lacquette
2010 Upper Deck World of Sports Multisport Trading Card #172 Brigette Lacquette
2010 Upper Deck Co. trading card in near mint/mint condition, authenticated by Seller
2016-17 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey #4 Brigette Lacquette
2016-17 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey #4 Brigette Lacquette
2016-17 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey #4 Brigette Lacquette

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Meet Brigette Lacquette, the 1st First Nations woman on Canada's Olympic hockey team

CBC

A member of the Cote First Nation, she once played for Yorkton at the Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games.Brigette Lacquette, 25, is a member of Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan. Lacquette is the 1st First Nations woman athlete to ever be selected for Canada's women's Olympic hockey team. She says watching Nunavut's Jordin Tootoo play for Team Canada in the 2003 World Junior Championships was an inspiration.
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BRIGETTE LACQUETTE

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She’s an athlete who’s achieved many firsts. The first First Nations hockey player named to Canada’s National Women’s Team, Brigette Lacquette helped Canada win a silver medal at the 2018 Pyeong Chang Olympics. In 2021, Lacquette became the first Indigenous woman to scout for an NHL team, the Chicago Blackhawks. Now, at age 30, working as an NHL scout, public speaker and player with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association, Lacquette shares both her strengths and vulnerabilities.
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UNCATEGORIZED Brigette Lacquette: The First of Many

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Lacquette was introduced to hockey at the age of four. There were no arenas in close proximity to Mallard therefore, Lacquette’s father built an outdoor rink for his daughter (Bennett, 2022). At the age of five, Lacquette’s love for hockey grew and her family committed to driving over an hour to play organized hockey (Bennett, 2022).
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