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Angela James

Born: December 22, 1964 in Markham, Ontario, Canada Angela James is considered the first true superstar of modern womens hockey. James played for Canada in the first four officially-sanctioned IIHF World Womens Championships, starting in 1990. She led Canada to a gold medal in all four championships, most notably at the inaugural event on home ice in Ottawa in 1990, when she scored a record eleven goals in five games and established herself as the teams great offensive threat. In 1992, she helped Canada beat USA, 8-0, in the gold-medal game, which still stands as the most lop-sided final score in women's hockey history. James also played for Canada in 1994 and 1997. In total, she scored 22 goals and 34 points in just 20 career games at the World Womens Championship, and in 1992 she was named to the tournament All-Star Team. James was just as successful on the national stage, winning more than a dozen medals and eight MVP awards at the Canadian national womens championships during her career, In addition to being a dominant player, James was an idol and the inspiration for the next generation of Canadian players that included Hayley Wickenheiser and Cassie Campbell.

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