Daoust named MVP
by Lucas Aykroyd|31 AUG 2021
After being named MVP at the 2018 Olympics, Canada's Melodie Daoust received MVP honours again at the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship.
photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Melodie Daoust was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship. The 29-year-old Canadian forward led the tournament in Calgary with 12 points (6+6=12) as the host nation came back to beat the U.S. 3-2 in overtime in the gold medal game.

Daoust, a 2014 Olympic gold medalist who earned a bronze medal in her 2019 Women’s Worlds debut, was also named the 2018 Olympic MVP with Canada’s silver-medal team.

Here are all the post-tournament honours.

Most Valuable Player (MVP)

Melodie Daoust, Canada

Directorate Awards

Best Goalie: Anni Keisala, Finland
Best Defender: Lee Stecklein, USA
Best Forward: Melodie Daoust, Canada

Media All-Star Team

Goalie: Anni Keisala, Finland
Defence: Lee Stecklein, USA
Defence: Erin Ambrose, Canada
Forward: Melodie Daoust, Canada
Forward: Petra Nieminen, Finland
Forward: Natalie Spooner, Canada