Seen from a distance, it might have seemed inevitable that the Calgary Inferno would win the Clarkson Cup this season. A league-high nine of their players are 2018 Olympians, and another four have played for their national team this year. They captured the Chairman's Trophy as regular season champions with
As these things usually go, it felt like an afterthought.
On January 22, three days before the NHL All-Star Game was set to kick off in San Jose, California with the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, several high-profile members of the US and Canadian women's national teams announced on their Twitter
The Boston Pride put 43 shots on net through 60 minutes on Sunday afternoon, and played an intense brand of hockey for the first professional, regular-season game in women's hockey history to be broadcast on television.
However, they had a bad start, and that was what showed on the scoresheet
Team USA will carry a roster heavy on post-grad players into the 2015 Four Nations tournament. That's a switch from the young roster that won the gold medal at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championships (WWC), but it's also a deliberate choice by Coach Ken Klee.
While the Four Nations