Before a sold-out crowd at TRIA Rink, the brand-new training facility of the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, the NWHL All-Star Game conducted a dazzling showcase of women’s professional hockey from start to finish. Behind three goals and an assist from Hayley Scamurra of the Buffalo Beauts, Team Ott defeated Team Leveille, 8-6.
Many of Katie Guay’s former hockey teammates at Brown University still chuckle when they think about her becoming a referee. A hit she placed upon an unsuspecting member of the University of Minnesota’s women’s team during the 2002 NCAA Frozen Four semifinal is the reason why.
Kelsey Koelzer '17 has been selected to the 2018 National Women's Hockey League All-Star Game in Minnesota as a member of #Team Leveille. The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 11 between TeamLeveille and TeamOtt at 11:30 a.m., CT and will be broadcast on Twitter Live.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Inside ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the league.
One of the most prodigious hockey talents of this decade, Jillian Saulnier has reached a new apex with a spot on Canada’s roster for women’s ice hockey at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The first woman from Nova Scotia to play for Canada at all three levels of its National Women’s Program, the promise of such an amazing career was fulfilled with an outpouring of emotion, thrilled at the revelation that the Winter Games would be the next step in this remarkable odyssey.
ALBANY, NY - For the second consecutive season ECAC Hockey and the Headway Foundation have partnered for a Concussion Awareness Weekend on February 2-3, 2018. Over the weekend, all men and women ECAC Hockey student-athletes will be wearing Headway stickers on their helmets to promote a “New Tough Campaign.”
JOHANNESHOV, Sweden - Former Quinnipiac women's ice hockey forward Erica Uden Johansson has been named to the Swedish National Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, as announced on Friday morning. This will be the third time that Uden Johansson will take part in the Olympic Games, as she played for the Swedish National Team in 2010 in Vancouver, and in 2014 in Sochi.
An old adage says, "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." In this case, perhaps the story should be titled, "if you can't beat 'em, ask them to join you." On September 20, 2014, Quinnipiac defeated the Chinese Women's National Team 8-0 at the TD Bank Sports Center.
With 75 combined votes through CWHL polls via Twitter and thecwhl.com, Boston Blades goaltender Lauren Dahm has been named the final ADT Goalie of the Week of 2017 for the week ending Sunday, December 24.
When the Canadian Women’s Hockey League was initially established in 2007, nobody quite knew what was in store for its future. For years, there has been no compensation for the players. When the CWHL was started, the players had to pay for basically everything themselves, making it difficult for many women to be successful.
Kelly Babstock is from Mississauga, Ontario and played Division I hockey at Quinnipiac University. She remains the program leader in points (203), goals (95), assists (108), power play goals (19) and shorthanded goals (6). Babstock has been an integral part of the Connecticut Whale since the inaugural season and was voted into the NWHL All-Star Game last year. Babstock currently has 54 career points (28 goals and 26 assists) in three professional seasons.
Part of the Calgary Inferno’s 2017 draft class, the selection of Taryn Baumgardt has quickly paid positive dividends. Taken in the first round (fifth overall) Baumgardt is part of a blueline unit for the Inferno that consists of a combination of youth, including fellow draft pick Kelly Murray, plus experienced leadership, highlighted by Laura Dostaler, a member of the 2016 Clarkson Cup championship team.
Heading into the 2017-18 season, the Toronto Furies goaltending picture was dramatically altered, as impact goaltender Christina Kessler would no longer don the blue and white jersey, absent from occupying her familiar position between the pipes. Valiantly taking on the role of starting goaltender, Sonia van der Bliek, who served dutifully as Kessler’s backup in seasons past, does so with a tremendous respect for her predecessor’s legacy, while looking to keep the franchise’s playoff streak alive.
Five women's hockey players who donned the Carnelian Red and White during their collegiate careers with now be wearing the Maple Leaf on the world's biggest stage in PyeongChang, South Korea. Rebecca Johnston '12, Laura Fortino '13, Lauriane Rougeau '13, Brianne Jenner '15 and Jillian Saulnier '15 were all listed on Hockey Canada's 23-player roster that is headed to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), have announced the 23-player roster that has been nominated to represent Team Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 9-25 in PyeongChang, South Korea.
With 124 combined votes through CWHL polls via Twitter and thecwhl.com, Les Canadiennes goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer has been named the ADT Goalie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 17.