Mélodie Daoust, a McGill University graduate and two-time Olympic medallist has been added by TVA Sports as a new analyst to their team of hockey experts on the Québec media sports landscape.
Daoust, who holds a physical education degree from McGill where she starred for the hockey Martlets, is currently serving as an assistant coach with the Université de Montréal Carabins women's team while continuing her training in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Among Daoust's career highlights was scoring the winning goal that helped Canada defeat the U.S. 2-1 in a women's 3-on-3 tournament as part of the 2020 NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis.
Daoust, 28, graduated as team captain of the Martlets in 2017. A four-time All-Canadian centre, Daoust was a physical education major who won gold with Team Canada at the Sochi Winter Olympics. A three-time recipient of the Gladys Bean Trophy as McGill's female athlete of the year, she was a national finalist for the Lieutenant Governor Athletic Award as U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Year. Daoust led the Martlets to three RSEQ conference titles and four appearances at the Nationals.