Shannon Lynn Szabados (born August 6, 1986) is an ice hockey goaltender for the Canadian national hockey team and the SPHL's Columbus Cottonmouths. She had played for the MacEwan University Griffins and the NAIT Ooks men's hockey teams of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference from 2007 until 2013. Szabados has been the first female player at several different tournaments and in several leagues, including minor, junior, and professional hockey. While playing junior hockey, Szabados became the first female to play in the Western Hockey League (WHL) where she played exhibition games for the Tri-City Americans. Szabados was also the first female to play in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), and recorded a shutout in her first game. After the 2006–07 season, Szabados was named the AJHL's Top Goaltender. During the 2013-14 season, Szabados broke new ground becoming the first female to both sign and play in the Southern Professional Hockey League. In international play, Szabados played for Canada at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics and was in goal during Canada's gold medal wins over the United States. After the 2010 tournament, she was named Top Goaltender and was selected to the Tournament All-Star Team.