21 Hottest Female Hockey Players (2024 Updated)

Christiana Mikesch, CPT
Published by Christiana Mikesch, CPT | Senior Coach
Last updated: March 19, 2024
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The beauty and talent of female hockey players are surely among the reasons viewers are so engaged with the sport. Then again, one would think that physical beauty would be the main factor in the ratings.

But, what if the real heat of the game lies not just in the action but in the unexpected strength and beauty of the athlete?

As a fitness coach with years of experience, I dove into the world of the hottest female hockey players and discovered a side of the sport I never knew existed.

Hottest Female Hockey Players

Hottest Female Hockey Players

21. Emerance Maschmeyer

Emerance, with her striking skills and agility, has always been a fan favorite. But her journey also mirrors the historical evolution of women in hockey.

 

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From the early days when women first stepped onto the ice, facing skepticism and challenges, to the present day, where they stand tall, players like Emerance have paved the way for future generations.

20. Susanna Tapani

Left-winger Susanna Tapani is a Finnish multi-sport athlete who competes in ice hockey, in-line hockey, and ringette.

 

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She played in the 2014 Sochi Olympics and briefly played for the University of North Dakota. Suski, as she's nicknamed, won two bronze medals with the Finnish women's national sides at the 2011 and 2015 World Championships.

19. Alexandra Vafina

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Alexandra Vafina is an ice hockey player for SKIF Nizhny Novgorod. Nicknamed Sasha, she was selected for the Russian national team in the 2010 Winter Olympics and represented Russia at 10 IIHF Women's World Championships.

Vafina was part of Russia's gold medal-winning team at the 2015 Winter Universiade in Granada, Spain.

Her skills on the rink are only matched by her incredible smile and flawless skin.

18. Kelly Terry

Kelly Terry is a former women's ice hockey forward who played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. She debuted with the Canada women's national hockey team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup.

 

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Terry played with Canada's National Under-18 Team gold-winning squad at the 2010 IIHF World Women's Under-18 Championship in Chicago. She is currently a doctor of physical therapy at Barwis Physical Therapy.

Kelly has many admirers on account of her killer combination of an innocent face and a beautiful physique.

17. Annie Pankowski

Annie Pankowski is an American women's ice hockey player with the PWHPA and the United State's women's national ice hockey team.

Her dedication to her sport is something I admire deeply as a personal trainer. While I don't have a background in hockey, the discipline and commitment Annie shows are qualities I instill in my clients.

 

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This cute blonde was the first California-born and trained player to make the United States women's national under-18 hockey team. Her graceful smile and gorgeous blonde hair will have your eyes fixed on her.

16. Monique Lamoureux

Monique Lamoureux is a former American hockey player. She’s also an author, gender equity advocate, and co-founder of the Lamoureux Foundation.

She scored the game-tying goal in the 2018 Winter Olympics finals before her twin sister scored the winning shootout.

She also bagged silver medals for Team USA at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics. You'll enjoy watching reruns of her games. Try not to get lost in her deep, beautiful blue eyes.

15. Vionna Harrer

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Viona Harrer is a German ice hockey defender. She's been playing competitive hockey for over ten years. She was named top goaltender at the 2009 Women's 4 Nations Tournament held in Slovakia.

Vionna Harrer has not only played with women but also in the professional men's league. Her most prominent features are her innocent smile and sharp chin.

14. Meeri Räisänen

Meeri Räisänen is an ice hockey goaltender and a Finnish women's national team member, playing with the men's U20 Mestis.

She won bronze medals at the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2015 and 2021 World Championships.

 

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She's represented Finland at five IIHF Women's World Championships and was named to the tournament All-Star Team in 2015 and 2016.

She only continues to fuel the cliché that Scandanavian women are blonde bombshells.

13. Angelina Goncharenko

Angelina Goncharenko is a Russian hockey defenceman and the captain of SKIF Nizhny Novgorod of the Zhenskaya Hockey League (a Russian women's hockey league).

 

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She made her first appearance in 2012 and won a bronze medal in 2013.

She was selected for the Russian women's national hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics and has been stealing hearts ever since. Her bold eyebrows and soft, pink lips make her a sight for sore eyes.

12. Jessica Campbell

Jessica Campbell is a Canadian ice hockey player for the Malmö Redhawks of the Damettan. This breathtaking forward made her debut with the Canadian women's national ice hockey team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup.

 

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She was the first-ever rookie to be captain when she led her team at the 2014 Canadian Women's Hockey League All-Star Game.

Her most recent victory was bagging two silver medals at the 2015 4 Nations Cup and 2015 World Championships. And her most notable physical attributes are her strong abs and upper back, both of which are highlighted when she's figure skating.

11. Hilary Knight

The USA brings us another gorgeous ice hockey forward, Hilary Knight. She plays with the PWHPA and the United States national team.

 

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The following year, she led them to victory at the National Championship. She won seven IIHF World Championship golds with the US national team and another at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Off the ice, Hilary is an advocate for gender equality, using her platform to inspire the next generation of female athletes.

10. Valentina Lizana Wallner

Valentina Wallner is a former Swedish hockey goaltender and coach. She was chosen to play for the Swedish national team at the 2010 Winter Olympics but did not play.

 

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She represented Sweden, playing for the women's national under-18 hockey team.

Wallner also played for Sweden at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. Watching her in action is fun, but it's so easy to get lost in her eyes and rosy cheeks once the cameras zoom in.

9. Eveliina Mäkinen

Eveliina Mäkinen plays a goaltender for the Finnish national team and is currently with Brynäs IF Dam of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL).

 

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She made her debut with the Finland women's national hockey team in 2013 with a 4-1 victory against Japan.

The combination of her strong, fit body and baby face makes her one of our favorite female hockey players.

8. Meghan Agosta

Meghan Agosta is one of our hottest Canadian female hockey players.

 

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She was named MVP of the Women's Hockey Tournament at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Behind her accolades is a rigorous training and workout routine that she follows religiously. From strength training to agility drills, Meghan's commitment to her craft showcases the hard work that goes into becoming a top female hockey player.

7. Amanda Kessel

Forward Amanda Kessel is a member of the United States women's national team and played four seasons for the Minnesota Golden Gophers women's ice hockey program.

She formerly played in the National Women's Hockey League and the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association.

 

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She suffered some serious health problems after a head injury at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. But this complete Wisconsinite fox returned in style, winning three gold medals and one silver.

In addition to having a strong, beautiful pair of legs, she has an amazing jawline.

6. Tessa Bonhomme

Bonhomme is a former professional ice hockey player who is now a sports reporter for The Sports Network (TSN).

She played for the Toronto Furies in the Canadian Women's Hockey League, and as a member of the Canadian national team, she won an Olympic gold medal.

 

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Her impeccable fashion and personal style choices, both during media appearances and casual outings, make her a trendsetter, proving that female hockey players are multifaceted individuals both on and off the ice.

5. Halli Krzyzaniak

Halli Krzyzaniak is one of our cutest Canadian female hockey players, thanks to her adorable smile and high cheekbones. This charming lady won gold with the Canadian Under-18 team in 2012.

 

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She debuted with the Canada Women's National Ice Hockey Team at the 2014 4 Nations Cup. And in 2018, she was drafted fourth overall by the Calgary Inferno in the 2018 Canadian Women's Hockey League draft.

4. Erika Grahm

Erika is a retired ice hockey forward and current general manager of Brynäs IF Dam in the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL).

She was a two-time Olympian during her career with the Swedish national ice hockey team and the fourth-highest scorer in the history of the SDHL.

Even though we can't admire her on the rink, we get to see her cute smile and button nose when she comments on TSM.

3. Presley Norby

Presley Norby is one of the youngest and most beautiful female hockey players to grace our list.

 

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She's a Wisconsin hockey alum who ranked among the top 30 in the college hockey ranks. She has 94 career points from 38 goals and 55 assists.

She's got amazing hair and a gorgeous set of abs that anyone would be crazy for.

2. Tanja Eisenschmid

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Tanja Eisenschmid is a German ice hockey defenseman who plays for the Minnesota Whitecaps and the German women's national hockey team.

She was part of the German team that competed in the 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship and the 2014 Olympics.

She's also a marketing intern for the University of North Dakota's television show, Studio One. She has one of the cutest smiles and deep, beautiful eyes.

1. Anna Prugova

On top of our list of the hottest female hockey players is Russian goalie Anna Prugova.

She plays goaltender for the Russian national team. At the age of 16, this Russian beauty represented her country at the 2010 Winter Olympics—the youngest woman competing in ice hockey at the time.

 

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She continues tilting heads today with her flawless body and stunning face. She won a bronze medal in the 2013 and 2016 IIHF Women's World Championships and a silver for the Russian team at the 2013 Winter Universiade.

“Hockey doesn’t mean you can’t be feminine. We’re right here in front of you, look: Alexandra and I have nice nails, all our teeth are in place. Parents need to support their daughters... If they like hockey, sign up for hockey.”

- Anna Prugova, Russian Ice Hockey Player

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Christiana Mikesch, CPT
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Christiana Mikesch, CPT is a personal trainer and author with contributions to publications like the Chicago Tribune and Yahoo. She emphasizes a holistic approach to weight loss, combining an energy-fueling diet, goal-oriented workouts, and daily habits. Her approach avoids short-term goals and fosters a lifelong commitment to health and well-being.
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