ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) –– After Hilary Knight skated with the Anaheim Ducks, the two-time U.S. Olympian emerged confident she can play hockey with anybody in the world.
Knight practiced with the Ducks on Friday as part of her work to raise the profile of women’s hockey. She is thought to be the first non-goalie to practice with an NHL team, and the Ducks say Knight fit in perfectly.READ MORE: Joseph Jimenez Pleads Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity In Corona Movie Theater Double Murder
Knight joined the Ducks for the first 25 minutes of their workout, going through skating and passing drills. She returned later for 20 minutes of shooting.READ MORE: Cheryl Burke Tests Positive For COVID Ahead Of 'Dancing With The Stars' Performance
Knight also dropped in as a guest coach for a Ducks-affiliated women’s team on another rink in the Ducks’ training complex.
Knight is among the world’s best players. She won an NCAA title at Wisconsin and two Olympic silver medals.MORE NEWS: Cinematographers' Union Board Votes To Support Potential Hollywood Workers Strike
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