This 2018 CWHL offseason seen some enormous changes so far. Most notably, CWHL Commissioner Brenda Andress is leaving her position at the end of July. Andress has been the CWHL commissioner since the league's inception in 2007. Legendary five-time Canadian Olympian (and four-time Olympic gold medalist) Jayna Hefford will be
Registration for the 2018 CWHL Draft opened on June 1, with one major format change announced: Between July 1 and August 17, general managers will be able to pre-sign their first- and second-round draft selections.
The motives behind this move are likely an attempt to maintain the league's presence in
The 2017-18 season marked several milestones for the CWHL. Between the addition of two teams based in China, the relocation of a founding franchise, and the introduction of player compensation, the league entered its second decade with some major changes. Combine those with the attention lapse and subsequent attention boost
The final weekend of regular season play was nothing short of eventful. Several Olympians re-joined CWHL teams and the standings saw some surprise shifts.
Les Canadiennes de Montréal swept the Calgary Inferno and, with a little help from Vanke, who upset Kunlun 6-4 on Saturday, claimed the Chairman's Trophy as
This week marked the return of a handful of Canadian Olympians to the league, as well as the end of Toronto's season. Kunlun shut out Les Canadiennes 3-0 in the last game of Montreal's China trip; the Furies defeated Boston; Markham swept Calgary with ease; and the Red Star toppled