Melodie Daoust
Position Forward
Shoots Right
5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
150 lb (68 kg)
Collegial AA
CIS Team
College Edouard-Montpetit
Montreal Stars
McGill Martlets
Born (1992-01-07)January 7, 1992,
Valleyfield, QC
Pro Career 2007 – present
Medal record
Women's ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
IIHF U18 Womens Worlds
Silver 2009 Germany 2009 Tournament
Gold 2010 United States 2010 Tournament

Melodie Daoust (born January 7, 1992) has competed for Hockey Canada in numerous international tournaments.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Daoust with Lac St. Louis

In 2008-09, she played with the Lac St. Louis Selects, and helped them accumulate a 62-0-2 record. Daoust was a Montreal Canadiens scholarship holder in 2010 from the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. With the Collège Édouard-Montpetit Lynx, she helped lead them to a Quebec collegiate AA championship in 2009-10. In addition, she won the league scoring title with 24 goals, 31 assists for 55 total points. She accomplished this in only 13 games played. In participating with the Canada women's national under-18 ice hockey team, Daoust registered 10 goals and 23 points in 13 games. At the 2010 IIHF world U-18 championships, she scored a goal and adding an assist in the gold medal game. The following day, she flew back to Montreal to help the Lynx capture the collegiate championship. She scored twice and added an assist in the championship game, including the game-winner in a 6-5 win versus Collège Laflèche. She had helped the Lynx accumulate a won-loss record of 44 wins, compared to 3 losses.

Receiving the Montreal Canadiens scholarship from Bob Gainey.

CWHL[edit | edit source]

She was called up as an emergency fill-in with the Montreal Stars, and scored three points[1] in her CWHL debut on January 8 (versus the Burlington Barracudas).[2]

CIS[edit | edit source]

Daoust (centre) with McGill head coach Peter Smith (left) and assistant coach Amey Doyle (right).

On February 10, 2011, Daoust signed a letter of intent to play for the McGill Martlets women's ice hockey program. [3] She refused offers from numerous Canadian and American universities, including Cornell, Dartmouth and a full scholarship from Boston University. Daoust was only one of five female student-athletes committed to McGill University in the fall of 2011 that were athletic scholarship recipients (announced by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence).[4]

Hockey Canada[edit | edit source]

She was one of four players from Quebec, (along with Laurie Kingsbury, Roxanne Douville, Marie-Philip Poulin), that represented Canada at the 2009 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Germany.[5] Daoust was part of Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team to a gold medal at the 2010 IIHF World Women’s Under-18 Championship in Chicago. As a member of the gold medal winning squad, a hockey card of her was featured in the Upper Deck 2010 World of Sports card series.[6] In addition, she participated in the Canada Celebrates Event on June 30 in Edmonton, Alberta which recognized the Canadian Olympic and World hockey champions from the 2009-10 season .[7]

Career stats[edit | edit source]

Hockey Canada[edit | edit source]

2007 National U18 5 2 0 2 2
2008 National U18 5 6 4 10 2
2009 National U18 3 3 1 4 2


Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

Melodie Daoust in action with the Lynx du Collège Édouard-Monpetit women's ice hockey team

  • 2009-10 Collègial AA scoring champion
  • CIS Rookie of the Year (2011-12)[9]
  • All-Canadian Second Team (2011-12)
  • CIS All-Rookie Team (2011-12)

References[edit | edit source]

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