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Hockey Mom

Returning to hockey after becoming a mom

Whether you’re a hockey player considering having kids or you’re thinking of returning to hockey after becoming a mom, this...
Megan

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Megan Salamone | Cleveland, Ohio

MEET MEGAN SALAMONE! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Megan Salamone and I’m from Cleveland, OH.  I’m 11 years...

Kendall Hanley brings officiating experience to NHL All Star Weekend

With over 12 seasons in the stripes, Kendall Hanley, a member of USA Hockey’s Officiating Development Program, brings a multitude...
Tassoni

Amanda Tassoni continues making an impact through officiating

As women’s ice hockey continues to rise in importance, amassing small victories, the impact is felt beyond the players themselves....
Mental Health Hockey

When the rink stops being your happy place: Mental health matters

The first time I remember having an anxiety attack was standing in the lobby of my favourite arena on November...
Kamila

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Kamila Linhartova | Czech Republic

Meet Kamila Linhartova! Tell us about yourself! Hey, my name is Kamila and I’m from a small European country —...
Mikayla Bowman

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Mikayla Bowman | Florida

MEET MIKAYLA BOWMAN! Tell us about yourself! My name is Mikayla Bowman and I am a 14-year-old girl goalie who...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Amanda LaMonda | Saratoga, NY

Meet Amanda LaMonda! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! I am from Saratoga, NY and I started playing hockey at six years...
Bell Let's Talk

Bell Let’s Talk Day: One less hockey dad

He laced up my skates for the first time when I was four years old. It was the beginning of...
Josee Aitken

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Josée Aitken | Saskatchewan

Meet Josée Aitken! Tell us about yourself! My name is Josée Aitken. I am from a small town called Eyebrow...
Corynn

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Corynn Mulkey | Orlando, Florida

Meet Corynn Mulkey! Tell us about yourself! Hi my name is Corynn Mulkey! I’m originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and now...
Ashley Mouzzon

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Ashley Mouzzon | New Jersey

MEET ASHLEY MOUZZON! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! I am a native of Southern New Jersey who always had a love...
LHOP

LHOP: An interview with personal trainer and business owner Laura Slayton

Hey Everyone! Coach Dana here with Advantedge Goaltending. Below, you will find the third installment in a series of interviews...

Under the mask

Living in a society where we girls and women face struggles harsher than others, we need to be most proud...
Jenifer Helboe

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jenifer Helboe | Dawson Creek, British Columbia

MEET JENIFER HELBOE! Tell us about yourself! I’m originally from a small village in Saskatchewan called Paradise Hill. I started...
Katie Shopp

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Katie Shopp | Cleveland, Ohio

 Meet Katie Shopp! Tell us about yourself! I am 12 years old and was born in New Mexico.  I moved...
Jayden Elias

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jayden Elias | New Jersey

MEET JAYDEN ELIAS! Tell us about yourself! I am about to turn 12 and was born in South Florida and...
Sasha Bodie

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Sasha Bodie | Dawson Creek, British Columbia

MEET SASHA BODIE! Tell us about yourself! I am originally from Bagot, Manitoba but currently live in Dawson Creek, British...
Abuse in hockey

Abuse in hockey: Speak up for yourself and others

*This is a story shared by a member of the women’s hockey community who wishes to remain anonymous. Abuse in...
Bear Barbell

Built bear strong: An interview with Bear Barbell owner, Jenna Corbin

Hey Everyone! Coach Dana here with Advantedge Goaltending. Below, you will find the second in a series of interviews that...
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

2019 Women’s Hockey Life Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for driving through blizzards to get to hockey, sitting in chilly rinks cheering on your hockey girl,...
Merve Tunali

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Merve Tunali | Istanbul, Turkey

Meet Merve Tunali! Tell us about yourself! I was born and raised up in Ankara and Istanbul—two of the biggest...
Sami Huyge

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Sami Huyge | West Michigan

Meet Sami Huyge! Tell us about yourself! My name is Sami. I am 30 years old and am from West...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Kourtney Nyman | Blind River, Ontario

MEET KOURTNEY NYMAN Tell us about yourself! Hi everyone! My name is Kourtney. I’m from Blind River, Ontario, and I...

Sledge Hockey: Claire Buchanan’s journey to finding her life’s passion

As a young girl, Claire Buchanan would have no idea that an opportunity to watch a sledge hockey practice would...
Carrie Keil

Skating builds the foundation: An Interview with business owner Carrie Keil

Hey Everyone! Coach Dana here with Advantedge Goaltending. I wanted to bring you the first in a series of interviews...
Sky Brown

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Sky Brown | Lenore, Manitoba

MEET SKY BROWN! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Sky Brown, I am from a small town called Lenore,...
Jessica Jones

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Jones | Ponoka, Alberta

Meet Jessica Jones! Tell us about yourself! I currently live in Ponoka, Alberta, a small farming town 45 minutes south...
Rachael Irving

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Rachael Irving | Auburn, New Hampshire

Meet Rachael Irving! Tell us about yourself! In my first season playing hockey at the age of five, my dad...

One skate at a time: A woman’s journey returning to organized hockey after losing her arm

When 31-year-old Sherilee Sharko took the ice, I didn’t notice anything different about her.  During warm up I sized up...