Olympic women's goalie practices with Oilers

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Olympic champion women's goalie Shannon Szabados took the ice with the Edmonton Oilers at practice Wednesday.

The Team Canada goalie filled in at practice for the National Hockey League while the Oilers waited for Viktor Fasth to arrive after a trade with Anaheim.
— Associated Press

Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Instagram)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Instagram)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Instagram)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados takes a water break during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is at left facing the camera. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados takes a water break during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is at left facing the camera
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados takes a water break during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens is at left facing the camera. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goaltender Shannon Szabados defends against Edmonton Oilers Ryan Jones as she takes part in the Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goaltender Shannon Szabados defends against Edmonton Oilers Ryan Jones as she takes part in the Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Canadian Olympic women's team goaltender Shannon Szabados defends against Edmonton Oilers Ryan Jones as she takes part in the Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados gives a low-five to Nail Yakupov during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados gives a low-five to Nail Yakupov during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados gives a low-five to Nail Yakupov during practice with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados makes a save on Nail Yakupov as she takes part in the the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados makes a save on Nail Yakupov as she takes part in the the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados makes a save on Nail Yakupov as she takes part in the the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey practice in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Canadian Olympic women's team goalie Shannon Szabados practices with the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team in Edmonton, Alberta, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados with Sidney Crosby. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados with Sidney Crosby. (Twitter)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada celebrates during the flower ceremony after defeating the United States 3-2 in overtime during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 13 - Canada v United States
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada celebrates during the flower ceremony after defeating the United States 3-2 in overtime during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canada's goalie Shannon Szabados smiles during a women's ice hockey team practice at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OLYMPICS)
Canada's goalie Shannon Szabados smiles during a women's ice hockey team practice at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Canada's goalie Shannon Szabados smiles during a women's ice hockey team practice at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OLYMPICS)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada skates off the ice after the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Switzerland at Shayba Arena, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada skates off the ice after the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Switzerland at Shayba Arena, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada skates off the ice after the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Switzerland at Shayba Arena, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada celebrates during the flower ceremony after defeating the United States 3-2 in overtime during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 13 - Canada v United States
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada celebrates during the flower ceremony after defeating the United States 3-2 in overtime during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
Canadian hockey goalie Shannon Szabados. (Twitter)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada looks on in the game against the United States during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 13 - Canada v United States
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Shannon Szabados #1 of Canada looks on in the game against the United States during the Ice Hockey Women's Gold Medal Game on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) skates with the Canadian flag after the medal ceremony on the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Canada won gold after defeating Team USA 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) skates with the Canadian flag after the medal ceremony on the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Canada won gold after defeating Team USA 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) skates with the Canadian flag after the medal ceremony on the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Canada won gold after defeating Team USA 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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