Offseason Rundown: State of the CWHL

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

Zoƫ Hayden

CWHL: New Draft Format Puts Prospects in Control

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

Kirsten Whelan

CWHL: Season Review and a Look Ahead

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

Kirsten Whelan

After Year One In The CWHL, China Takes On The World

Ask anyone around the Chinese national women's program, and they will tell you that the structure put in place this past season -- with teams in the CWHL and the Eastern Women's Hockey Conference -- is part of a five-year plan, and that it is going to take all five

Kirsten Whelan