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
For the third time in four seasons, the Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montréal will face off for the Clarkson Cup. The Inferno won in 2016 while Montreal came out on top in 2017; in both of those meetings, it was the second-seed underdog side that claimed the championship.
Jamie Lee Rattray couldn't describe it, but she could feel it coming all along.
"There's no words for this," she said after her Markham Thunder defeated the Kunlun Red Star, 2-1, in overtime on Sunday to capture the Clarkson Cup. "I mean, you look at our season
For the first time since 2014 -- the last Olympic year -- the fourth seed of the regular season is going to the Clarkson Cup Final. For the past three seasons the playoffs have seen no real surprises, with the top seed winning out. This year, the Chairman's Trophy winners
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