Botterill had a storied international hockey playing career as a member of the Canadian women’s hockey team from 1997-2011. During that time, she competed in four Olympic Games, having led Canada to three Olympic Gold medals (2002, 2006, 2010) and one Silver medal (1998). She is also a five-time World Champion, where she was twice named the tournament’s most valuable player. During her accomplished collegiate career, Botterill became the only two-time winner of the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given to the top women’s college hockey player. Since transitioning to a career in broadcasting, the Winnipeg native has worked as a contributing host and hockey analyst for CBC, TSN and Sportsnet in Canada.
The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.