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Knight on ESPNw's Watch List for 2014

Team USA forward Hilary Knight is turning heads, and ESPNw listed her as one of its "Athletes to Watch in 2014" for her play leading up to the Olympics.

It's a Happy New Year indeed for Hilary Knight.

After a successful exhibition series, the San Francisco, Calif. native now has her own Web site and has been noticed by ESPNw as one of the athletes to keep an eye on in 2014.

An excerpt from the blurb on Knight from ESPNw's slideshow:

After settling for silver in her Olympic debut in Vancouver, the two-time national champion at Wisconsin made her intentions clear in the final exhibitions before the Games... With USA-Canada perhaps the most heated rivalry in women's sports right now, the spotlight will be bright on Knight and her teammates.

Knight scored three goals and two assists in the Four Nations Cup (including two in the third-place game against Sweden) and a goal in each of the nationally televised games against Canada in December, one of them a shootout winner on Dec. 28 in St. Paul, Minn. She was a presence on the ice throughout the series, playing well on both sides of the puck, and this recognition is well-deserved.

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