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

Canadian women’s hockey team conflicted over coronavirus championship cancellation

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Blayre Turnbull was 10 years old when she saw the first women's world hockey championship played in her home province.

Canadian goaltender Shannon Szabados announces she’s pregnant

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Team Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados and her husband are expecting their first child in August.

‘Miracle on Ice’ continues to resonate in Lake Placid 40 years later

Friday, February 21st, 2020

February 22nd marks exactly four decades since the U.S. men's hockey team beat the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, a result which is arguably the greatest upset in the history of sports.

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

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

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

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

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

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.