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Alina Müller
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Born 12 March 1998 (1998-03-12) (age 21),
Lengnau, Switzerland
Height
Weight
0 ft 0 in (0 m)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
HE team
F. teams
Northeastern Huskies
ZSC Lions
Ntl. team Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Playing career 2013–present

Alina Müller (born 12 March 1998) is a Swiss ice hockey forward for the Northeastern Huskies and the Switzerland women's national ice hockey team. She has represented Switzerland at the Winter Olympics in 2014 and won the bronze medal after scoring the game-winning goal defeating Sweden (4-3) in the bronze medal playoff, which resulted in her being noted for becoming (at age 15) the youngest ice hockey player to ever win an Olympic medal.[1]

2014 Sochi OlympicsEdit

Müller represented Switzerland at the 2014 Winter Olympics and helped them win a bronze medal after scoring the game-winning goal to defeat Sweden in the bronze medal playoff. This resulted in her becoming the youngest ice hockey player to ever win an Olympic medal, at the age of 15.[1][2]

2018 PyeongChang OlympicsEdit

During the Swiss opening match against the United Korean team at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Müller tied the Olympic record for most goals scored by a woman in an Olympic game.[2] She scored a hat trick in the first period, and a fourth goal in the second.[2] Müller helped Switzerland place 5th overall at the 2018 Olympics.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Alina Müller is the younger sister of professional hockey player Mirco Müller, currently a member of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ATHLETE PROFILE - ALINA MULLER. Retrieved on 14 February 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Alina Muller Ties Olympic Ice Hockey Mark With Four Goals in Swiss Win Over Korea (10 February 2018). Retrieved on 14 February 2018.
  3. "Switzerland edges Smile Japan to place fifth-place finish", The Japan Times, 20 February 2018. Retrieved on 22 February 2018. 
  4. "Alina Muller, sister of NHL's Mirco, shines in Switzerland's rout at Winter Olympics", USA Today, 10 February 2018. Retrieved on 14 February 2018. 

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