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The Off-Season for Hockey Coaches

The summer is a buzz in the hockey world. What camps did we sign up for? Who is offering the...

The Coach and the Village

In one of those indelibly etched memories, my son was playing rep baseball in our small town. He was probably...

Girls in Florida can Play Ice Hockey Too!

My name is Mikayla Bowman and I am a 13-year-old girl goalie that plays hockey in the sunshine state—yes you...

Positivity and the Power of a Smile

The word “positivity” has been rattling around my head for the past couple of weeks. It started with an e-mail...

Saving Money on Tournament Weekends

If your child plays hockey, you are going to have to travel. Unless you can convince your daughter to try...

Manitoba Wins Gold at 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Manitoba successfully defended their title at the 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships last weekend, winning gold for a second year...

Sensational Season for Ryerson Rams Star Backstop Rachel Seeley

After nine appearances in her freshman season of 2016-17, Rachel Seeley’s promising career with the Ryerson Rams grew by a...

Venla Hovi Reaches Vibrant Heights with Pair of Victorious Teams

Recognized as the Manitoba Bisons Player of the Game in the Finals of the USports Women’s National Championships, while Shailyn...

Legacy of Rebecca Leslie Revered in Boston University Terriers Lore

Carrying on a proud tradition of strong leadership, which stands as one of the proud pillars of the Boston University...

Lauren Taraschuk Leads the Way in Dream Season for Manitoba Bisons

Having emerged as an impact player for the Manitoba Bisons, rookie sensation Lauren Taraschuk has achieved what few first-year goaltenders...

New Era of Hockey in China Results in Proud Coaching Chapter for Jenesica Drinkwater

With the arrival of two new franchises from China entering CWHL play during the 2017-18 season, the potential for new...

Loren Gabel Leads Clarkson Golden Knights into Dynastic Status

Having fulfilled her promise of superstar status, Loren Gabel is poised to rewrite Clarkson’s record books. A key contributor towards...

Confessions of a Hockey Mom (Daughter Edition)

  I have a few confessions to make as a mom of a daughter playing hockey: I deliberately buy pink...

Great Britain’s Clara Ashton Brings IIHF Experience to the SCWHL

Photo credit: Clara Ashton/Ice Hockey UK  Over the past few years, the South Coast Women’s Hockey League (SCWHL) has attracted...

Gold Medal Solidifies Brianna Decker’s Status as Most Accomplished Competitor of her Generation

Definitely among the greatest women’s ice hockey players in the world today, Brianna Decker is the game’s most accomplished skater, securing...

Elaine Chuli Ecstatic at Chance to make History with Sensational Season in China

Raised in Waterford, Ontario, Elaine Chuli’s love of the game gained a grander scale, competing in front of an audience...

Golden Dream Comes True for Defensive Icon Kacey Bellamy

One of the most distinguished blueliners of this decade, Kacey Bellamy embodies values of strong leadership and sportsmanship. Gracious and...

Courtney Turner Brings Character as Key Building Block for Boston Blades

As the Boston Blades continue the admirable duty of rebuilding, assembling the pieces that shall ensure a proud return to...

Emma Woods Wonderful in Epic Season for Valiant Vanke Rays

Part of the first draft class in the history of the Vanke Rays, one of two expansion teams from China...

Jess Bazal Enjoyed Best Seat in the House in Thunder’s Rise to Prominence

Among the revered hallmarks of the proud Thunder organization is the sense of family that extends to all facets. From...

Hockey Coaches Learning from Baseball Coaches

This week, my office organized a “Career Showcase” for the high school aged students at the school that I work...

Nicole Kosta a Key Contributor in Epic Clarkson Cup Victory

Among the CWHL’s 2017 Draft Class, Nicole Kosta, selected third overall by the Markham Thunder, has not only emerged as...

Denmark Seeks Improvement at 2018 Division I Group A Worlds

When Denmark takes to the ice on Sunday April 8 at the 2018 IIHF Division 1 Group A Women’s World...

Clarkson Cup Adds Luster to Captivating Career of Liz Knox

One of the most popular and accomplished players in the history of the Brampton/Markham Thunder, Liz Knox assembled an amazing...

Triple Gold Club Membership Expands by Eight

In the aftermath of the Winter Games and the 10th Clarkson Cup, the Triple Gold Club for Women welcomed eight...

Fantastic New Heights Attained for Riveters Championship Goaltender Katie Fitzgerald

Since calling New Jersey home, the Metropolitan Riveters have boasted the NWHL’s greatest goaltender. As the first graduate from the...

Madison Packer Propels Metropolitan Riveters into Championship Picture

Possessing the heart of a lion, Madison Packer approached this season with a combination of perseverance and gratitude. In the...

Alexa Gruschow Attains Heroic Heights in Dream Season for Riveters

With a season that saw the Metropolitan Riveters reach record heights, it can best be described as the “Year of...

Brooke Webster Brings Strong Showing on Offence for Expansion Vanke Rays

Having attained All-America status while skating for St. Lawrence University, Brooke Webster followed up such a prestigious achievement by contributing...

Devon Skeats Part of Special Championship Sorority

With the existence of two major championships in professional women’s ice hockey, the Clarkson Cup and the Isobel Cup, history...