The Furies have named Courtney Kessel as the team’s new head coach, replacing the outgoing Jeff Flanagan. She takes the helm this fall. Joining the 29-year-old Kessel will be Ken Dufton in an advisory role for the upcoming 2018-19 Canadian Women’s Hockey League season.
Since getting one minute of air time on Hockey Night in Canada last year, during a special segment featuring positive contributors to the game, the Grindstone Award Foundation continues to grow.
Laura Stacey played the overtime hero, giving the Markham Thunder their first Canadian Women’s Hockey League Clarkson Cup championship in franchise history.
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.
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.
The Canadian Women’s Hockey League is expanding their boundaries internationally. Commissioner Brenda Andress announced during a press conference in June 5 that the CWHL is welcoming the first professional team from China in the expansion.
Little girls faces frozen in awe as Marie-Philip Poulin signs an autograph for them says it all for the Canadian Women’s Hockey League commissioner — awareness of female hockey is growing.
Les Canadiennes de Montreal punched their ticket first to the Clarkson Cup and within 24 hours found out they would be facing the defending champion Calgary Inferno for a rematch of last season’s final.
As teams are in the final stretch to the Clarkson Cup championship, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League announced award nominees. With six nominees in the running for awards, not including Marie Philip Poulin co-sharing the Angela James Bowl, one would almost think Les Canadiennes de Montreal were the top regular season team.
If the Canadian Women’s Hockey League regular season could be summed up in two words, it would be “record breaking.” The defending Clarkson Cup champion Calgary Inferno set a new record for the franchise of 20-4-0-0 to clinch the first position overall in the regular season, for the first time.
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