The new National Women's Hockey League was announced in 2015. There was immediate backlash by the Canadian Women's Hockey League and from many in the women's hockey fan and media communities. For many reasons that can be both business-related and deeply personal (like everything in this sport), everyone seems to
Even the most optimistic observer of the US Women's National Team in the gold medal game last night against Canada was probably realizing by the end of the second period that the Americans were not going to win this game 5-on-5...
...or even 5-on-4. Despite an early power play goal
In this episode, Zoë talks with Nicole and Kirsten about tomorrow's Olympic gold medal game, and the state of women's hockey in general. Themes include: existential fear, cultural crises, and also Things We Like About Hockey, too.
Team USA and Team Canada earned a pair of 5-0 victories in the semifinals to punch their tickets to the Olympic gold medal game. Team USA triumphed easily over Finland, who committed some early defensive lapses. Team Canada went up 1-0 and then 2-0 over the Olympic athletes from Russia
Both groups A and B have concluded play, with Team USA and Team Canada earning a bye to the semifinals. The quarterfinals will begin tonight.
Eliminated in Group Play
Team Japan got its first win of the tournament against the unified Korean team, but both were eliminated from Group B