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Jennifer Doyle

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Doyle | Beaconsfield, Quebec

Meet Jennifer Doyle! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Jennifer Doyle and I am 45 years old. I have...
5 TIPS TO START PLAYING HOCKEY

5 tips to start playing hockey

Have you been dreaming of playing hockey and have no idea where to start? Worried you’re past your “hockey playing...
Kirsten Roan

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Kirsten Roan | Glasgow, Scotland

Meet Kirsten Roan! Tell us about yourself! My name is Kirsten Roan and I’m from Glasgow, Scotland. I’m going to...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Madison Morris | Ambler, Pennsylvania

Meet Madison Morris! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Madison Morris but I go as Maddie or Mad Dog....
Maggie Benson

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Maggie Benson | Rochester, NY & Scotland

Meet Maggie Benson! Tell us about yourself! My name is Maggie Benson. I was born and raised in the Rochester,...
Jen Neely

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jen Neely | Ontario

Meet Jen Neely! Tell us about yourself! My name is Jen. I grew up in Markham, Ontario where there weren’t...
Lisa Labovitch

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Lisa Labovitch | Everett, Washington

Tell us about yourself! My name is Lisa Labovitch. In my non-hockey life I work as a librarian, and my...

Former CWHL player Jana Harrigan gives back as founder of Harrigan Hockey

First founded in 2008, Harrigan Hockey has blossomed into an energizing venture that is encouraging and empowering female players of...
Whitnee Roncato

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Whitnee Roncato | Ontario

Meet Whitnee Roncato! Tell us about yourself! Hello hockey fans! My name is Whitnee Roncato (O’Connor).  I was born and...
Mattie Robitzer

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Mattie Robitzer | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Meet Mattie Robitzer! Tell us about yourself! I am Mattie Robitzer, and I am a 15-year-old goalie from Kennett Square,...
Rosie Adey

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Rosie Adey | Coventry, Great Britain

Meet Rosie Adey! Tell us about yourself! Hi, I’m Rosie and I am from Coventry, Great Britain! I have recently...
Mackenzie O'Leary

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Mackenzie O’Leary | Beverly, MA

Meet Mackenzie O’Leary! Tell us about yourself! My name is Mackenzie (Mac) O’Leary.  I am 14 years old and from...
Keith York

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Keith York | Pennsylvania

Tell us about yourself! My name is Keith York. I work in inventory control/receiving for a company that builds automation...
Melody Lashmar

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Melody Lashmar | St. Louis, MO

Tell us about yourself! Growing up in a small town in Southern Ontario it was not unusual to be at...
Rachael Coad Hockey

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Rachael Coad | England

Tell us about yourself! My name is Rachael, I’m 41 and live in England. I’ve been playing hockey for three...
Hannah Griffin Moorhead, MN

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Hannah Griffin | Moorhead, Minnesota

Tell us about yourself! I’m Hannah Griffin and I’m 19 years old. I’m from Moorhead, Minnesota, but I go to...

Christina Julien, Melbourne Ice aiming for three-peat in 2020

When the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL) season ended this past March, Canadian Christina Julien was ecstatic. For the...

10 ways you can help support girls’ and women’s hockey

Despite the fact that it’s been around since the 1800s, women’s hockey still has a long ways to go in...
Aimee Thorpe Scotland Women's Hockey Life Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Aimee Thorpe | Scotland

Tell us about yourself! My name is Aimee Thorpe. I’m from Great Britain (Scotland, more specifically). I’ve recently committed to...

Ambassador Spotlight: Cheyenne Vogel | Sioux City, Iowa

Tell us about yourself! My name is Cheyenne Vogel. I am 22 years old, and I am from Sioux City,...
Lisa Corman

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Lisa Corman | California

Tell us about yourself! I feel on some level that everyone knows my hockey story as I wrote about it...
Blind Hockey

An introduction to blind hockey

First and foremost, I want people to know that blind hockey exists. Blind hockey is an adapted version of hockey...
Andreya Kotseva

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Andreya Kotseva | Sofia, Bulgaria

Tell us about yourself! My name is Andreya Kotseva and I am from Sofia, Bulgaria. I am a student in...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Lafrenière | Ontario

Tell us about yourself! My name is Jessica Lafrenière, I am 28 years old and shocked to say that I...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Taylor Wilburn | Apex, NC

Tell us about yourself! My name is Taylor Wilburn and I am from Apex, NC.  I am currently in the...
Amanda Provan blind hockey

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Amanda Provan | Sudbury, ON

Tell us about yourself! My name is Amanda Provan. I am 25 years old and I live in Canada in...
Women's Hockey Life Ambassador Audrey Barretto Michigan

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Audrey Barretto | Michigan

Tell us about yourself! Hi everyone, my name is Audrey Barretto and I am from the State of Michigan in...
Robin Bilsborough Women's Hockey Life Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Robin Bilsborough | Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Tell us about yourself! My name is Robin Bilsborough. I am originally from Maple Leaf, Ontario, Canada, but now call...
Grindstone Award Foundation Charity Weekend

Natalie Spooner to attend Grindstone Charity Weekend

One weekend, three events and plenty of opportunities to rub shoulders with one of the best women’s hockey players in...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Reese Ives | Bel Air, MD

Tell us about yourself! My name is Reese and I’m ten years old. I’m from Bel Air, MD and in the...