Previous Pre-Collegiate Minor Hockey Team: Toronto Areos/Markham-Stouffville Stars (PWHL)
2nd Most Recent: GTHL
College/University School Hockey Team: RPI
Key Collegiate Awards/Accomplishments/Memories: Sonja was the starting goaltender for RPI for 4 years, establishing 14 school records. Among those records were games played (117) and started (115) by a goalie, wins (52), saves (2662), minutes (7033:28) and shutouts (17). Van der Bliek also set several single season records such as games played (35) and started (35), wins (18), saves (820), minutes (2173:20) and shutouts (7). She was named team's Most Valuable Player twice, named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team two consecutive years (2009, 2010) and was crowned the ECAC Goalie of the Week 5 times.
Academic Major: Business Management
Most Interesting Fact?: I can beat most guys in NHL '15. My two front teeth are fake and I make a mean grilled cheese sandwich
Pastimes When You Are Not Playing Hockey?: Cooking, Camping, Travelling, Family and friends, Training Young Goalies
Favourite Food?: Steak, Sushi and Pasta in no particular order
Person Who Inspires/Inspired You?: My brother & Marty Brodeur
Favourite Movie?: Dumb and Dumber "Big Gulps, Huh?"
Favourite Music?: All kinds! Country, Hip-hop, Dance, Rock, Oldies