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
Brianne Jenner scored a hat trick on Sunday as Team Gold, captained by Liz Knox, claimed an 8-4 win over Brigette Lacquette's Team Purple at the 2019 CWHL All-Star Game.
And she didn't even get a hat to show for it.
"You'd think maybe a toque or two! Maybe
2017 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for the ongoing paradox of women's hockey. Every four years since 1998, women's hockey has headed to the Olympics -- and no women's pro hockey league before the CWHL has survived for more than two Olympic cycles. The inconsistency in