Lacquette; first aboriginal to wear Team Canada colours

Bridgette Lacquette - ( Web Photo)

By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter It was an emotional few days for Calgary Inferno defenceman Bridgette Lacquette whose ultimate quest of representing Team Canada’s Olympic hockey team has come true. After experiencing that strong disappointment four years ago of becoming a late cut, Lacquette, who is 25 years-old and from Mallard Man., received that ultimate early Christmas present when on Thursday, December 21st. it became official that she was one of the 23 names who will be on Team Canada’s roster when they travel to South Korea looking to keep their gold medal streak alive at the upcoming Winter Games. Lacquette, who will make history by becoming the first aboriginal to suit up for Team Canada was quite emotional a day later during a ceremony in Calgary, where she was…

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