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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 Women’s Hockey Life Talk from March 11-17:

CWHL

CONN SMYTHE CELEBRITY SPORTS DINNER SHOWS TEAMWORK BY MARKHAM THUNDER

By Mark Staffieri

The Markham Thunder of the CWHL showed teammwork off the ice at the Conn Smythe Celebrity Sports Dinner in support of the Easter Seals. Mark Staffieri highlights their evening and fundraising efforts.

IIHF

ROAD TO THE 2019 CCOA: CHINESE TAIPEI

By Liz Montroy

The Chinese Taipei team has won gold at the IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia in all three of its appearances and they’ll be the team to beat at this year’s CCOA. Liz Montroy highlights the team and how they’ve been preparing for the CCOA in April.

AROUND THE RINK

OVERCOMING ADVERSITY FROM HOCKEY INJURIES

By Michaela Boyle

After a season-ending injury while playing NCAA D1 hockey, Michaela Boyle faced and overcame challenging adversity. She shares her story and gives advice on overcoming your own adversity in hockey and in life.

JILLIAN SAULNIER BRINGS NOVA SCOTIA TOGETHER FOR BARHO CHARITY HOCKEY DAY

By Kristen Lipscombe

After the devestating Nova Scotia fire that claimed all seven of the Barho children, Halifax native Jillian Saulnier knew she had to do something for her community. Kristen Lipscombe highlights her Barho Charity Hockey Day fundraiser and Saulnier’s invovlement with it. 

UNIVERSITY

EVENT: WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY PLAYOFFS

We highlight the women’s college hockey playoffs and how you can follow along (and get the results) with the NCAA D1 and D3, ACHA D1 and D2, U SPORTS, and ACAC leagues.

YOUTH HOCKEY

GIRLS’ HOCKEY TEAM DENIED SPOT IN BOYS’ TOURNAMENT

By Kyla Lane

After being sent this article from Dynamites’ head coach Sylvain Perrier, Kyla Lane put together the thoughts of the coach, parents and players of the Gatineau Dynamites novice girl’s hockey team after they were denied their spot in a hockey tournament after beating a boy’s team in a pre-tournament exhibition game.

 

 


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