Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Hockey’ Category

2012 women’s hockey world champion Bailey Bram retires from international competition

Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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Canadian forward Bailey Bram has announced her retirement from international hockey competition, ending a career that includes a world title and an Olympic silver medal.

2019 a year of women in hockey flexing collective muscle for a pro league

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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From the folding of the Canadian Women's Hockey League to the upending of the established world order to the game's stars flexing their collective power and going rogue, many see opportunity in the upheaval.

Women’s hockey Dream Gap Tour coming back to Toronto in January

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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The Professional Women's Hockey Association's Dream Gap Tour is returning to Toronto.

Nowhere to go: Girls can still dream in wake of CWHL’s collapse, just not too big

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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When the Canadian Women's Hockey League folded in March, it took with it the aspirations of many young female hockey players.

Swedish boycott leads to cancellation of women’s hockey 4 nations tournament

Friday, September 13th, 2019
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The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation has cancelled the Four Nations women's hockey tournament in November because it can't guarantee its players' participation due to an ongoing pay dispute.

Canadian women breeze to bronze medal at hockey worlds

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Canada claimed the bronze medal at the women's world hockey championship with a 7-0 win over Russia on Sunday in Espoo, Finland. The Finns play for gold at 1 p.m. ET against the defending champion United States.

Canada stunned by Finland, won’t play for women’s hockey world title for 1st time

Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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Canada won't play for gold at the women's world hockey championship for the first time in tournament history following a 4-2 semifinal loss to host Finland on Saturday. The Finns will face defending champion United States or Russia in Sunday's final.

Canada eases past Germany to reach semifinals at hockey worlds

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Canada advanced to the semifinal of the women's world hockey championship with a 5-0 win over Germany on Thursday. Blayre Turnbull scored a pair of goals for Canada in a quarterfinal victory at Metro Areena.

Loren Gabel leads Canadian attack with 3 points in win over Finland

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Loren Gabel had two goals and an assist to pace Canada to a 6-1 win over host Finland at the women's world hockey championship Tuesday in Espoo. The Canadians will meet Germany in Thursday's quarter-finals.

Captain Marie-Philip Poulin reinjures knee in Canada’s win at hockey worlds

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin limped to the dressing room with a knee injury late in the first period of Monday's 5-1 victory over Russia at the women's world hockey championship in Espoo, Finland.