In December 2016, Kelly Pannek had never been invited to a senior camp with USA Hockey. Fifteen months later, she won an Olympic gold medal. Her coaches at the University of Minnesota weren't planning on her missing the 2017-18 collegiate season. It wasn't that they didn't think she was skilled
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Maybe you're an avid women's hockey fan, or maybe the recent 2018 Winter Olympics caught your eye. The United States women's national team's fight for equal pay, and their eventual gold medal in Pyeongchang, helped put the spotlight on women's hockey in America.
While the next Winter
In an historic moment, the National Women's Hockey League announced Tuesday that the league has acquired the Minnesota Whitecaps, who will begin play with the 2018-19 season.
The Whitecaps, previously an independent organization, joins the Founding Four in the NWHL for the upcoming season. The Whitecaps organization
It's the second-to-last week of action for the 2017-18 season. Come back each week for a breakdown of the most interesting upcoming games, how to watch or listen to them, and some thoughts on the movers and shakers from the previous week.
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