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Kelly Stephens Tysland Bio

U.S. Women's Ice Hockey Olympian and Owner of Experience Momentum

Kelly Pierce Stephens Tysland (born June 4, 1983) is an American ice hockey player from Shoreline, Washington. She won a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turino, Italy. She earned two IIHF World Women's Championships medals—a gold medal in 2005 in Sweden and a silver in 2004 in Canada.

Kelly played for the University of Minnesota women's ice hockey team from 2001 to2005 earning back-to-back National Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey titles in 2004 and 2005. In 2004 Kelly was selected to the All-Tournament Team honors as she scored five points in the Frozen Four, and in 2005 the team tallied a near-perfect record of 36-2-2 and were ranked as the top team in the nation for the entire campaign. She is listed on the team’s Top 10 Career Stats Record Board for: all-time points, goals, assists, as well as points per game, goals per game, power-play goals, shorthanded goals, game-winning goals, and penalty minutes.


After the 2006 Olympics she moved back to Washington State and started Experience Momentum, a physical therapy, nutrition, fitness, and functional wellness with locations in Lynnwood and Fremont, Washington. Kelly lives in Lynnwood, Washington with her husband and four children.

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