"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
Buffalo Beauts forward Corinne Buie is a champion, once again. Buie and her Beauts teammates won the Isobel Cup as NWHL champions this past season. On its own, this would be a phenomenal accomplishment and surely one to strive for. But Buie? She is a champion time and time again,
2017 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for the ongoing paradox of women's hockey. Every four years since 1998, women's hockey has headed to the Olympics -- and no women's pro hockey league before the CWHL has survived for more than two Olympic cycles. The inconsistency in
Having the best regular season record has not of late been an indication of postseason success in the CWHL. Last year, regular season champs Montreal were stunned 8-3 by the Calgary Inferno in the Clarkson Cup Final. This year, the Inferno's record-setting 20 wins didn't mean much when they hit
The CWHL Awards were presented last night at the Kailash Mital Theatre at Carleton University. The ceremony, held before the Clarkson Cup Final, is a chance to celebrate individual accomplishments from the regular season before heading into the championship contest. However, all of the players from the Inferno and Les
After a packed weekend of playoff hockey, the Clarkson Cup Final matchup is set. The best-of-three Clarkson Cup semifinals had a few surprises, but the two top teams in the CWHL, the Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montreal, prevailed and will return to Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa for
The CWHL playoffs kick off today, with two good matchups on deck. The Inferno will host the Furies and Les Canadiennes will host Brampton. Tickets can be purchased here.
Calgary Inferno vs. Toronto Furies
The Inferno will begin their quest to defend their title against a much stronger Furies team.
The season concluded on Sunday and the first-round playoff matchups have been set. The Blades have been eliminated -- but Brampton will face Les Canadiennes, and Calgary and Toronto will square off.
The final standings are:
- Calgary Inferno
- Les Canadiennes
- Brampton Thunder
- Toronto Furies
- Boston Blades
It's a strong field
For members of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League All-Star teams, Saturday’s game was all about showcasing the league on a wider scale.
That certainly seemed to be a success, as 8,122 fans attended this year’s All-Star Game at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto. That's
We're getting ever so close to the end of the season. The teams will take a break for the All-Star Weekend, which leaves just one weekend left of regular season play.
Les Canadiennes swept Toronto and Calgary swept Boston, leaving both the Inferno and Montreal locked in a tight battle