I did not grow up with Hayley Wickenheiser. When she announced her retirement last week, unlike many hockey fans and journalists, I wasn't able to effectively look back on her career. My understanding of her 23 years of international play is secondhand; I've been graciously allowed to borrow context from
Before reading this article, you should be familiar with terms/concepts such as afab/amab pertaining to assigned gender at birth and nonbinary gender. You may also want to look at nonbinary.org's list of nonbinary identities.
When Buffalo Beauts forward Harrison Browne publicly came out as a trans man
On the surface, it appears to be business as usual for the National Women's Hockey League. The league has been off from action since November 20, and recently issued a press release to remind folks of their upcoming games this weekend.
However, this Thursday marks two weeks since the league
Welcome to 2016-17 hockey coverage at the Victory Press. The NWHL and CWHL seasons open this weekend, and we'll have recaps in the coming days. We'll also run down what has happened in the NCAA so far this year and look ahead. Our entire staff is back this year for
Professional women's hockey has a human resources problem.
Maybe all of sports does in many ways, but the problem in professional women's hockey is unique to its situation and is amplified by the current perception of a volatile climate within the sport.