Get the latest from Women's Hockey Life straight to your inbox

WHL Academy

Contributor

Mark Staffieri

Venla Hovi Calgary Inferno vs. Toronto Furies

CWHL Rookies: Venla Hovi – Calgary Inferno

Having won a U SPORTS national championship with the University of Manitoba Bisons, Finnish superstar Venla Hovi has enjoyed the...
Annie Belanger Calgary Inferno Shenzhen, China

CWHL Rookies: Annie Belanger – Calgary Inferno

Selected by the Calgary Inferno with the 17th overall pick, Annie Belanger, the second goaltender taken in the 2018 CWHL...

Conn Smythe Celebrity Sports Dinner shows teamwork by Markham Thunder

An integral component of Toronto’s sporting heritage, the Conn Smythe Celebrity Sports Dinner unites individuals from all facets of society,...

Christy Gardner | US national women’s sledge hockey

Embodying the personification of courage, perseverance and dedication, Christy Gardner, an alternate captain with the US national women’s ice sledge...

Decker beams at privilege of NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Following the triumph of a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Games, Brianna Decker has valued into iconic status. From...

NHL All-Star Skills Competition a breakthrough for Renata Fast

Carrying on the trailblazing path of legendary Canadian blueliners such as Geraldine Heaney, Therese Brisson, Cheryl Pounder, Becky Kellar, Carla...

CWHL All-Star Series: Mellissa Channell | Toronto Furies

Part of the greatest draft class in Toronto Furies history, featuring second overall pick Sarah Nurse, whose jersey from the...

CWHL All-Star Series: Emerance Maschmeyer | Les Canadiennes de Montreal

Extending Montreal’s CWHL hockey legacy for boasting the greatest goaltenders between the pipes, the torch has been brilliantly passed to...

CWHL All-Star Series: Jill Saulnier | Les Canadiennes De Montreal

Among a distinguished duo of skilled skaters from Atlantic Canada to participate in women’s ice hockey at the 2018 Winter...

CWHL All-Star Series: Victoria Bach | Markham Thunder

Firmly entrenched among the top 10 scorers in the race for the Angela James Bowl, Victoria Bach has risen to...

CWHL All-Star Series: Liz Knox | Markham Thunder

After a memorable finish to the 2017-18 season that saw Liz Knox become the all-time winningest goaltender in Thunder franchise...

CWHL All-Star Series: Sarah Nurse | Toronto Furies

The second overall pick in the 2018 CWHL Draft, Sarah Nurse has quickly transitioned into a franchise-type player, emerging as...

CWHL All-Star Series: Brigette Lacquette | Calgary Inferno

Over the last 12 months, the Canadian sporting community has caught up to the brilliance of Brigette Lacquette. Gaining considerable...

CWHL All-Star Series: Halli Krzyzaniak | Calgary Inferno

Having played at all three levels of Hockey Canada’s women’s program, boasting over 60 appearances plus a pair of gold...

CWHL All-Star Series: Lauren Williams | Worcester Blades

Throughout the Blades’ inaugural season in Worcester, Massachusetts, a significant element for this new chapter in franchise history belongs to...

Lindenwood – Belleville head coach, Kat Hannah joins WHL Academy

An exceptionally talented athlete, whose graceful skills and tremendous gifts translated into international play, followed by a distinguished run as...

Gripping ice sledge hockey career of Karina Villegas grows by quantum leap

  With the United States national women’s ice sledge hockey team holding a sensational standing, perched above the rest of...

Colleen O’Connell reaches proud peak with USA Blue

Possessing a remarkable footprint on American ice hockey lore, the New England area is becoming just as formidable for its...

Icons from Canada’s capital region reunite in remarkable run at ISBHF Masters

  As the Ottawa Vanier Women’s Ball Hockey League (OVWBHL) represents one of Canada’s most accomplished leagues, its prominence has...

Cherie Stewart | Team USA Blue | ISBHF Masters

Having established herself as one of the world’s finest players in ball hockey, the American Street Hockey Institute (ASHI) definitely has...

Alberta stars Keeley Prockiw and Colleen Gamache form friendship at ISBHF Masters

As the gathering of world-class women at the 2018 ISBHF Masters in Bermuda added an exceptional chapter to the high...

Fielding Montgomery makes her mark in CWHL with Markham Thunder

Deciding to hang up her skates following an epic season that culminated with a storybook ending, Fielding Montgomery brought an...

Shelley Cockerill wins ISBHF Masters Gold with Team Canada

Embodying the moniker of “living legend”, the calendar year of 2018 saw Shelley Cocerkill ascend to Hall of Fame status....

Maritime star Colleen McQuaid captures gold for Canada at ISBHF Worlds

As Canada reached dynasty status with its third consecutive gold at the ISBHF Masters, the combination of achievement and reaching...

Karen Levin | USA Blue | ISBHF Masters

Representing the American Street Hockey Institute (ASHI) with the values of perseverance and sportsmanship, Karen Levin has masterfully assembled a...

Nancy O’Halloran an unsung hero of American ball hockey

Featuring over 20 years of competition on the slab, Nancy O’Halloran brought a wealth of experience to Team USA Blue...

Chantal Larocque’s brilliant ball hockey legacy

Among one of Manitoba’s greatest ball hockey players, the accomplished career of Chantal Larocque reached another revered summit in 2018....

Giuliana Pallotta coaches Canada’s Under-20 ball hockey team

Long reputed on the ice as a strong leader with a reliable presence, the values that defined such a sterling...

Sam Faber retires from Connecticut Whale

One of the most notable ambassadors in the nascent narrative of the Connecticut Whale, Sam Faber’s combination of leadership and affability...

Carson Duggan’s career defined by drive and dedication

One of the superstars during the halcyon days of the St. Lawrence Skating Saints, Carson Duggan has followed it up...