Hockey Hall of Fame induction class announced

TORONTO, July 9 (UPI) -- Former NHL players Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer and Brendan Shanahan have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Ciccarelli heads Hockey Hall of Fame class

TORONTO, June 22 (UPI) -- Dino Ciccarelli headed the five-member class of 2010 inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame announced Tuesday in Toronto.

Granato leads hockey hall of fame list

COLORADO SPRINGS, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Cammi Granato, who helped the U.S. women to the 1998 Olympic gold medal, will be the first woman inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

Canada downs USA in hockey

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- For Canada, the Olympic women's hockey tournament was all about challenges. It met every one, taking the gold medal from the United States Thursday night with a

Canada, USA reach semifinals

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Canadian women's hockey team survived a scare in the Olympic semifinals Tuesday to set up a gold-medal game with the United States.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Results of Tuesday night's Olympic women's hockey semifinal game between the United States and Sweden:

USA hockey team crushes China

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Cammi Granato recorded the first hat trick of the Olympics Thursday, powering the United States to a 12-1 rout of China and wrapping up a berth in next week's s
Cammi Granato
The NHL's Granato's, St. Louis Blues assistant coach Don Granato (bench left), NBC broadcaster Cammi Granato (C) of USA women's Olympic hockey fame, and Colorado Avalanche assistant coach Tony Granato (bench R) were joined together for the matchup at Pepsi Center in Denver April 8, 2006. Colorado beat St. Louis 4-2. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Catherine Michelle "Cammi" Granato (born March 25, 1971 in Downers Grove, Illinois) is a retired American female ice hockey player.

Granato was the captain of the U.S. women's hockey team that won a gold medal in the 1998 Winter Olympics. She is the younger sister of former NHL player and former Colorado Avalanche head coach Tony Granato, and a graduate of Providence College. Granato played hockey for Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, until CIAU added more restrictive rules on non-Canadians. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and has played in every world championship for the U.S. She is married to former NHL player Ray Ferraro and they have one son Riley who was born in December 2006. She is also a stepmother to Ferraro's sons, from his first marriage, Matt and Landon. She is also a rinkside reporter for NBC's NHL coverage. She was named USA Women's Player of the Year in 1996.

She was dropped from the US National team unexpectedly before the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy, after being a part of the program since its inaugural season. Cammi provided support for special needs children by starting Golden Dreams for Children Foundation. She also runs an annual hockey camp during the summer in Chicago for young girls.

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