When we started this project in 2015, we had a lot of goals, which have changed a bit in the last few years. We didn't necessarily realize how complex and difficult covering women's sports would be, or how different the world was becoming. In hindsight, our original vision was riddled
The first game of a collegiate career always means a lot. Getting a first collegiate goal in the first series of said career is also always a special moment.
To do it front of friends and family makes it all the sweeter.
Michaela Boyle, a native of Reading, Massachusetts, got
Professional sports is an entertainment product, and as a result, every sporting league that hopes to be profitable has to be conscious of exactly what they are selling. It's important that the product be entertaining, and it's easy to sell violent theater -- the NHL and pro hockey have excelled
Nancy Theberge's book Higher Goals: Women's Ice Hockey and the Politics of Gender was published in 2000. Seventeen years later, it's intriguing to read her book and see what's changed -- and what hasn't.
In many ways, the status of women's ice hockey in the world has vastly improved since
Earlier this summer, the Canadian Women's Hockey League announced an expansion to China, of all places, in a partnership with KHL-based Kunlun Red Star to place a women's team in Shenzhen. The team will branch into two brackets -- a professional level and its under-18 counterpart -- and act as