The Montreal Carabins women's ice hockey team defend the colors of the Université de Montréal and are members of the Quebec Student Sports Federation(RSEQ), and compete for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's ice hockey championship. One Carabins player have participated internationally, including the World Student Games. Home games are contested at l'aréna du CEPSUM. In addition, the Women's ice hockey team are connected to the club Montreal Carabins.


 [hide*1 History



The 2009-10 season was their first competing in CIS. The Carabins finished second during the regular season and claimed the fifth position in theCIS Canadian championship. In their second season (2010-11), the team ranked in second place in the Québécois conference behind McGill Martlets.[1] In the 2011 playoffs, the Carabins eliminated the Concordia Stingers[2] but the Carabins are in turn to eliminate in finale by McGill.[3] In their second season, they did not qualify for the CIS Canadian championships.

[3][4]Ariane Barker and Casandra Dupuis

On October 29, 2011, Carabins skater Ariane Barker scored with 71 seconds left to give the squad a 3-2 win at McConnell Arena. Martlets goaltender Charline Labonte took the loss for the Martlets, giving her a 69-2 overall record in her CIS career.[4] It marked the Martlets first loss to a Quebec conference opponent for the first time in 108 games.[5]

In the 2011-12 season, the Carabins reach in finale national in their third season of existence only.[6] The Carabins lose however in finale against Calgary Dinos,.[7][8] The Carabins women ice hockey team deserve the first medal of their young history (a Silver medal),[9][10]

[5][6]Montreal Carabins wins the Silver Medal in 2012 CIS Women's Ice Hockey Championship==Current Roster 2011-2012[edit]==

Number Player Former Team Hometown
31 [7] Rachel Ouellette Kirkland, Quebec
32 [8] Marjorie Lessard Dragons du Collège Laflèche Nicolet, Quebec
35 [9] Élodie Rousseau Sirois Dragons du Collège Laflèche PohénégamookQuebec
Number Player Former Team Hometown
15 [10] Élizabeth Mantha, Ottawa Gee-Gees LongueuilQuebec
8 [11] Janique Duval[11] Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey Val-d'OrQuebec
18 [12] Édith Aubert-Lehoux Dragons du Collège Laflèche Ham-Nord, Quebec
19 [13] Jessica Bond Maine Black Bears women's ice hockey LaSalle, Quebec
21 [14] Sophie Brault Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey Saint-Jean-sur-RichelieuQuebec
89 [15] Marie-Ève Couture Moncton Aigles Bleu Trois-RivièresQuebec
91 [16] Vicky Denis Gaspé, Quebec
Number Player Former Team Hometown
9 [17] Kim Deschênes Bathurst Northern Stars Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick
17 [18] Audrey Fortin Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey La SarreQuebec
22 [19] Maxie Plante Stanstead College SherbrookeQuebec
24 [20] Casandra Dupuis Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey Sherbrooke, Quebec
27 [21] Jessica Gagné Dragons du Collège Laflèche Sherbrooke, Quebec
28 [22] Josianne Legault[12] Dragons du Collège Laflèche Granby, Quebec
39 [23] Marion Allenoz[13] Pôle France féminin de Chambéry ChambéryFrance
40 [24] Caroline Martin-Guay Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
64 [25] Maude Gélinas Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey MontrealQuebec
66 [26] Mélissa Globensky Cégep Marie-Victorin Montreal, Quebec
94 [27] Katia Murray Dawson College Blues women's ice hockey Montreal, Quebec
84 [28] Ariane Barker Lynx du Collège Édouard-Montpetit women's ice hockey Napierville, Quebec


Staff 2011-2012[edit]Edit

[29][30]Head coach Isabelle Leclaire*General manager Danièle Sauvageau


Awards and honors[edit]Edit

[31][32]*2009-10 QSSF First Team All-Star, Kim Deschênes, Forward

  • 2009-10 QSSF First Team All-Star, Marie-Hélène Suc, Defense
  • 2009-10 QSSF Second Team All-Star, Marie-Andrée Leclerc-Auger[16]
  • 2010 QSSF Rookie of the Year, Kim Deschênes

After the 2010-11 season, Forwards Josianne Legault,[17] Kim Deschênes,[18] the Defensemen Stéphanie Daneau,[19] Janique Duval[20] and goaltender Rachel Ouellette[21] were named to the All-Star teams of the league .[22]


[33][34]Kim Deschênes, captain of Montréal Carabins

Player Event Result
Kim Deschênes[23] 2011 Winter Universiade Gold
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