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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...
Sylvain Perrier Gatineau Women's Hockey Life Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Sylvain Perrier | Gatineau, Quebec

Tell us about yourself! I’m Sylvain Perrier from Gatineau, QC. I coach novice girls competitive (my daughter’s team). I’ve always...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Kayla Boyd | Michigan

Tell us about yourself! I’m Kayla Boyd and I live in Michigan at the moment and most likely soon to...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Lily Miller | Missoula, Montana

Tell us about yourself! I am Lily Miller and I live in Missoula, Montana where I play Bantam A hockey....

Ailish Forfar plays for Team Canada at FISU Winter Universiade

In the hockey narrative of Ailish Forfar, the feeling of accomplishment reached greater heights with the attainment of a celebrated...
Daniel Brown Seattle Washington Women's Hockey Life Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Brown | Seattle, Washington

Tell us about yourself! In Fresno, CA, I learned hockey in the desert heat from a transplanted Minnesotan. I fell...
Megan Brettingen Women's Hockey Life Ambassador Dublin California

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Megan Brettingen | Dublin, California

Tell us about yourself! Hi! I’m Megan Brettingen from Dublin, California. I grew up in Minnesota where I started playing...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Ali Stead | Calgary, Alberta

Tell us about yourself! My name is Ali Stead and I currently live in Calgary, Alberta. I fell in love...

Golden Hawks hockey alum Ashley Stephenson retires from Baseball Canada

Part of a golden age for women’s baseball in Canada, Ashley Stephenson assembled a brilliant career that encompassed such a...

Amanda Trunzo: 2018-19 Red Bull Crashed Ice World Champion

Among the unique, yet sometimes unheeded, aspects in the lore of women’s ice hockey, the fact that many of its...
Carly Costello WHL Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Carly Costello | Michigan

Tell us about yourself! I’m from a small town in Michigan and I currently live in Adrian and go to...
Lauren Patterson WHL Ambassador

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: LAUREN PATTERSON | PHILADELPHIA, PA

Tell us about yourself! My name is Lauren Patterson and I’m from just outside of Philadelphia, PA. I currently work...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Abby Burokas | Chicago, Illinois

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Abby Burokas and I started playing hockey shortly after my fourth birthday.  I...

Ambassador Spotlight: Mia Macpherson | Kitchener, Ontario

Who are you—where are you from, what do you do, what’s your hockey...

Ambassador Spotlight: Mikayla Guarasci | Welland, Ontario

Tell us about yourself! My name is Mikayla Guarasci. I’m 17 years old and I’m from Welland, Ontario. I started...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Bella McKee | Irma, Alberta

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Bella McKee. I am from Irma, Alberta but I live with a billet...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Tina Carlson | Sweden

Introducing Women’s Hockey Life’s newest brand ambassador, Tina Carlson from Sweden! Tell us about yourself! My name is Tina. I’m...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Ariel Enhaynes | Ontario

Introducing Women’s Hockey Life’s newest Brand Ambassador: Ariel Enhaynes! TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! My name is Ariel Enhaynes. I was...

WHL Academy welcomes Barb Egan

Our WHL Academy team is growing! Our mission at WHL Academy is to give our members crucial insight from leading...

Weekly Recap: WHL Talk April 1-7, 2019

Another busy week for women’s hockey and we’ve got you covered for all the news and articles you may have...
Manisha Rosin

Ambassador Spotlight: Manisha Rosin | Germany

Introducing Women’s Hockey Life’s newest brand ambassador: Manisha Rosin Tell us about yourself! My name is Manisha. I’m 20 years...
Cassi Weiss hockey coach

Ambassador Spotlight: Cassi Weiss | Minneapolis, MN

Introducing Women’s Hockey Life’s newest brand ambassador: Cassi Weiss! TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF! My Name is Cassi Weiss....

WEEKLY RECAP: Women’s Hockey Life Talk – March 18-24

Missed some of the hottest women’s hockey news and stories from last week? We gotchu. Here’s a look at the...

AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Pumphrey | Whitehorse, Yukon

Introducing Women’s Hockey Life’s newest brand ambassador: Jessica Pumphrey! Tell us a bit about yourself! My name is Jessica Pumphrey....

WEEKLY RECAP: Women’s Hockey Life Talk March 11-17

Missed some of the hottest women’s hockey news and stories from last week? We gotchu. Here’s a look at the...
Jillian Saulnier Hockey Canada

Jillian Saulnier brings Nova Scotia together for Barho Charity Hockey Day

For Team Canada forward and proud Nova Scotian Jillian Saulnier, bringing her home province’s hockey community together in order to...

Overcoming adversity from hockey injuries

ADVERSITY It’s something everyone faces in some capacity. Some adversity may challenge you, some may break you, and others may...

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...