Melissa Burgess
26. Lover of all things hockey and writing!

Female Officials Growing Their Own Game

"Growing the game" is an important concept in women's hockey, and it's been adopted by both professional leagues -- the NWHL and CWHL. The mere existence of these leagues help bring women's sports to wider audiences and further the growth of women's hockey across a variety of age levels. The

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NWHL: Buffalo Beauts Find Way to Win

For Buffalo's NWHL team, redemption is spelled B-E-A-U-T-S.

Redemption, after all, is exactly what the Beauts found when they captured their first-ever Isobel Cup Championship over the reigning champions, the Boston Pride. It was the ultimate rematch, and this time, Buffalo found a way to win.

The championship capped a

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NWHL: Boston Pride Were Almost Perfect

It's always interesting to see how a championship team enters the year following their big win. After all, you won the biggest prize -- how can you possibly top that?

That's the situation the Boston Pride faced heading into the 2016-2017 NWHL season. Coming off their Isobel Cup championship victory

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