The Best National Ice Hockey Teams in the World: Looking Ahead After Women's Worlds

The 2017 IIHF Women's World Championships will forever be remembered in tandem with the stand that the US Women's National Team took -- and won -- in demanding equal treatment from USA Hockey.

But beyond the headlines (which all but wrote themselves), there was a lot to learn about each

Nicole Haase

IIHF Women's World Championships: Medals and Stepping Stones

Russia wins bronze

Russia upset Finland to win the bronze medal in a shootout on Monday evening. Olga Sosina and Anna Shukina scored on Meeri Räisänen to bring Russia their third ever medal at the Women's Worlds -- they also won bronze in 2013 and 2001.

The game was tightly

Zoë Hayden

2016 IIHF Women's World Championships: Day 2

  • Team Czech Republic upset Switzerland 3-1. Switzerland played well against Japan and Nana Fujimoto, winning 4-2, in the first day of the tournament. The Czechs weren't expected to beat any of the teams handily that had been in the top division for some time, but they triumphed in what ended
Zoë Hayden