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

Melissa Burgess

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

Melissa Burgess

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

Melissa Burgess