Locations for the six-game pre-Olympic series between Canada and the U.S. national women’s teams have been finalized. Hockey Canada announced the final game of the cross-border series, and the last time the two teams will clash before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will be in Edmonton on Dec. 17.
One team plans to defend their title and the other desperately wants to get back on top of the Olympic podium. The only thing separating them is the 49th parallel.
Natalie Spooner led Canada’s national women’s team with four points in the season-opening action as they prepare for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Messages to four time Olympic gold medalist goaltender Charline Labonté flooded social media after the announcement she is retiring from international competition with Canada’s national women’s team.
A fresh start. These are the three words Emerance Maschmeyer was not expecting to be focused on as September rolled around. She was supposed to be fresh off summer bootcamp with Hockey Canada.
Nine countries were represented at the 2017 CWHL Draft held on Aug. 20 to join the expanded seven team league this upcoming season. The newest draft class represents 65 different U SPORTS and NCAA programs with players from Canada, U.S., China, New Zealand, Turkey among others.
The Canadian Under-18 women’s team tripled the U.S. shot total but could not find the back of the net, losing the final match on Sunday of the three-game series.
The U.S. steamrolled the Canadian Under-18 women’s hockey team in the first period to earn a 4-1 win in the opener of a three-game series between the foes. The series kicked off on Thursday at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid.
It may be the off-season, but old rivalries never sit idle as the Canadian women’s under-18 team prepare for a three-game series against the U.S. The 24-member Canadian squad was chosen after an eight-day selection camp that saw 43 players skate in Calgary in intrasquad games (Red and Black) and against the Russian national team.
Most of Canada is still relishing the warm summer months, but for 67 of the top female hockey players in the country, they’re headed to a cold rink in hopes of putting on the maple leaf later this year.
A broken collar bone and dislocated knee cap are injuries that are a result of an antiquated way of categorizing teams in female hockey, said one hockey parent.
The top ranked women’s hockey teams in the IIHF will go head-to-head in an exhibition series in advance of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The U.S. and Canada senior women’s national teams will play in a cross-border series starting on Oct. 22 in Quebec City.
CWHL signs historic deal to help grow women’s game internationally. Eight years ago, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League held their first draft at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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