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Jessica Wong Championship Vanke Rays

From CWHL to Russia: Jessica Wong wins WHL Championship with Vanke Rays

Selected with the first pick overall in the 2013 CWHL Draft, the arrival of Jessica Wong marked a turning point...

PWHPA Spotlight: Kassidy Sauvé

Among the most prodigious goaltenders of the last decade, including the prized achievement of a gold medal at the IIHF...
Liz Knox - The Dream Gap

PWHPA Spotlight: Liz Knox

With a sterling list of achievements, including the Brodrick Trophy, a Clarkson Cup championship ring, Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL)...
(Willie O'Ree and Blake Bolden)

PWHPA Spotlight: Blake Bolden paving the way as NHL scout

Anyone who is a fan of hockey knows the name Blake Bolden; she was the first African-American player in the...
PWHPA Arizona

RECAP: PWHPA Dream Gap Tour | Arizona Showcase

The PWHPA made their final stop on their Dream Gap Tour in Tempe, Arizon, where fans surrounded the Oceanside Arena...
Sheila PWHPA

She’s worth it: The PWHPA’s impact on hockey

This is an exciting time for hockey. I first typed “This is an exciting time for women’s hockey” but the...

Lauren Wildfang: Colgate Raiders | Modo (SDHL)

Suiting up to play in the Swedish Women’s Hockey League with the highly competitive Modo franchise last season, it marked...
PWHPA - Philadelphia

RECAP: PWHPA Dream Gap Tour | Philadelphia

The much anticipated stop in Philadelphia for the PWHPA Dream Gap Tour kicked off with an incredible...
PWHPA

PWHPA announces ESPN and Monumental Sports Network as streaming partners

PHILADELPHIA (February 27th, 2020) – The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) announces new streaming platforms for the final two...
Mandi Duhamel Calgary Inferno

CWHL Tribute: Mandi Duhamel | Ottawa Lady Senators & Calgary Inferno

Both a local legend and an internationally accomplished coach, Mandi Duhamel’s contributions to women’s ice hockey also involved the nascent...
Guay NHL All Star

Katie Guay embraces opportunity to stay in hockey through officiating

Among the most accomplished in her profession, Katie Guay is a highly admired official whose career is synonymous with both,...

Kelly Cooke opens doors for next generation at NHL All Star Weekend

Emerging as a highly inspiring and influential figure in the potential future for female officials in ice hockey, Kelly Cooke...
Kirsten Welsh NHL

Kirsten Welsh continues breaking barriers for female officials

Since graduating from the RMU Colonials women’s ice hockey program, highlighted by recognition as College Hockey America’s Defender of the...
Hill

CWHL Tribute: Carly Hill | Montreal Stars and Canadiennes

Employing a quiet demeanor and an ethereal serenity, Carly Hill brought a reliability and consistency to the Montreal blueline. Whether...

CWHL Tribute: Laura Hosier | Brampton Thunder

Although one of the greatest hallmarks in the history of the Brampton/Markham Thunder franchise involved the number of Olympic talent...
Bellamy All Star

Kacey Bellamy’s journey to NHL All Star Weekend

With eight IIHF World Championships and three Winter Games medals, highlighted by gold in 2018, Kacey Bellamy, a highly likeable...
Decker NHL All Star

Brianna Decker reflects on second NHL All Star Weekend experience

Revered as one of the world’s finest women’s ice hockey players, Brianna Decker can now add the title of NHL...
Watchorn

CWHL Tribute: Tara Watchorn | Team Alberta, Boston Blades

Among a rare group of highly accomplished competitors whose CWHL careers have resulted in play on both sides of the...
Koelzer - Teri Di-Lauro/PWHPA

PWHPA Spotlight: Kelsey Koelzer set to make NCAA coaching debut

  It seems as though there is nothing that Kelsey Koelzer cannot do; as a former NWHL player for the...
PWHPA

PWHPA: February Events

Catch the Professional Women’s Hockey Player’s Association (PWHPA) in action at one of their many events across North America in...

CWHL Tribute: Lindsay Vine | Burlington Barracudas, Brampton Thunder

In a league filled with significant star power, one of the most accomplished featured a highly skilled forward who made...

Women’s Hockey Life Player of the Decade: Shannon Szabados | Part Two

With recognition as the Player of the Decade by the supporters of Women’s Hockey Life, it would be easy to...

CWHL Tribute: Allyson Fox | Brampton Thunder

Among the most likeable players during the CWHL’s decade-plus existence, Allyson Fox brought heart, tenacity and leadership in every season...

Women’s Hockey Life Player of the Decade: Shannon Szabados | Part One

Capturing the hearts and minds of a nation following a golden outcome at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, it marked...

“Find these players a place to play.”: Women’s hockey takes centre stage at NHL All Star game

“Find these players a place to play.” That was the line used by CBC broadcaster Jim Hughson to wrap up...

PWHPA Spotlight: Carolyne Prevost

A multi-sport sensation whose outstanding body of work involved seven sensational seasons of CWHL hockey, Carolyne Prevost provided a combination...

CWHL Tribute: Jessica Koizumi | Boston Blades, Montreal Stars

Having skated in five Clarkson Cup tournaments, hoisting the coveted prize twice, Jessica Koizumi is certainly one of the event’s...

EWHL: Audrey-Ann Boutour | Neuberg Highlanders

In a decade that has seen so many Canadian university stars continue to ply their trade across the Atlantic, while...

CWHL Tribute: Christina Kessler | Burlington Barracudas, Toronto Furies

Part of an exclusive group of celebrated goaltenders who have enjoyed a unique Triple Crown of CWHL hockey, defined by...