Lori Ann Dupuis
Sport: Hockey: Year Inducted: 2000
Recognized as one of the top female hockey players in the World, Lori Ann Dupuis is a pioneer for women’s hockey in Canada and abroad.
Daughter of D’Arcy and Hazel Dupuis, Lori played all her minor hockey in Cornwall.
Lori played with University of Toronto Blues from 1991 to 1997, serving as captain for three years. She was a four-time OWIAA gold medallist. Lori was nominated as University of Toronto’s Female Athlete of the Year in 1996 and in 1997.
After University, Lori joined the Brampton Thunder of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). She was named to 1998-1999 NWHL Western Division 2nd All-Star Team.
Lori joined Team Canada and the National women’s hockey effort in the mid 1990’s. She has played in three World Championships (2000,1999,1997), winning three gold medals.
In 1998, Lori was a member of the silver medal Team Canada at the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. She played in her 100th all-time National Women’s Team game on January 6, 2002 vs USA.
In 2002, Lori and her Team Canada team mates faced off against arch rivals Team USA for the gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. This time the results were reversed, and Team Canada won the gold medal.