Shannon Szabados Re-signs with Men’s Pro Team

Shannon Szabados is having a rather memorable 2014. First she backstopped Canada to their fourth straight gold medal at the Winter Olympics, making 27 saves in the gold-medal game against the United States. Later in the season, Szabados signed a professional contract with the Columbus Cottonmouths in the Southern Professional Hockey League to test her mettle against men in the minors.

After making two appearances with the team last year as the first woman ever to play in the SPHL, Szabados has earned a new contract with the Cottonmouths, the club announced Wednesday.

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