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

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

Monday, November 18th, 2019
HKW CWHL Inferno 20190429

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
Sweden Pay Dispute Women's Hockey

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.

Canada eases past Germany to reach semifinals at hockey worlds

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

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

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

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.

Puck clean-up tradition unites Canadian women’s hockey team

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
Canada women worlds

Almost three decades after the first women's world hockey championship in Ottawa, the tradition of picking up the pucks at the end of every pre-game warmup has become ingrained in the Canadian team.

Pankowski scores winner as U.S. edges Canada at women’s worlds

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Annie Pankowski

Annie Pankowski scored the winning goal for the United States in a 3-2 win over Canada at the women's world hockey championship Saturday.

Marie-Philip Poulin maintaining bench presence until she can play at worlds

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Even if she can't play, Marie-Philip Poulin feels she's a better leader on the bench than in the stands. While Canada's captain waits for her knee to get cleared for her to play in the women's world hockey championship, Poulin opts to be on the bench alongside her teammates dressed in her gear.