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
Having the best regular season record has not of late been an indication of postseason success in the CWHL. Last year, regular season champs Montreal were stunned 8-3 by the Calgary Inferno in the Clarkson Cup Final. This year, the Inferno's record-setting 20 wins didn't mean much when they hit
After a packed weekend of playoff hockey, the Clarkson Cup Final matchup is set. The best-of-three Clarkson Cup semifinals had a few surprises, but the two top teams in the CWHL, the Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montreal, prevailed and will return to Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa for
The CWHL playoffs kick off today, with two good matchups on deck. The Inferno will host the Furies and Les Canadiennes will host Brampton. Tickets can be purchased here.
Calgary Inferno vs. Toronto Furies
The Inferno will begin their quest to defend their title against a much stronger Furies team.
The season concluded on Sunday and the first-round playoff matchups have been set. The Blades have been eliminated -- but Brampton will face Les Canadiennes, and Calgary and Toronto will square off.
The final standings are:
- Calgary Inferno
- Les Canadiennes
- Brampton Thunder
- Toronto Furies
- Boston Blades
It's a strong field