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

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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

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CWHL: Markham Thunder Capture First Clarkson Cup

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

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CWHL Clarkson Cup Preview

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

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CWHL Weekend Wrap

The final weekend of regular season play was nothing short of eventful. Several Olympians re-joined CWHL teams and the standings saw some surprise shifts.

Les Canadiennes de Montréal swept the Calgary Inferno and, with a little help from Vanke, who upset Kunlun 6-4 on Saturday, claimed the Chairman's Trophy as

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