|A. J. Mleczko|
June 14, 1975|
Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)|
|National team||United States|
Allison Jaime "A. J." Mleczko Griswold (born June 14, 1975) is an American ice hockey player and analyst. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics and a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Mleczko attended New Canaan Country School and is a graduate of The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut. Mleczko played college hockey at Harvard University, where she led the Crimson to a national title in 1999. That same year she became the second winner of the Patty Kazmaier Award, which is awarded annually to the best female college ice hockey player in the United States. On September 24, 2002, she was inducted into the New England Women's Hall of Fame.
Mleczko was inducted on June 20, 2019, into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame located in Troy, Michigan. Her paternal great-grandparents were Polish immigrants.
She is a hockey commentator for ESPN/ABC and MSG Networks NHL broadcasts. She previously worked for the NHL on NBC, where she became the first woman to commentate for an NHL game, including playoffs. Additionally, she hosts the On the Bus With Cammi & AJ podcast with former teammate Cammi Granato. Furthermore, she also called five women's hockey at the Winter Olympic games for NBC Sports.
Mleczko currently resides in Concord, Massachusetts with her husband, Jason, and their four children. She is a cousin of diplomat Rufus Gifford.