Earlier this summer, the Canadian Women's Hockey League announced an expansion to China, of all places, in a partnership with KHL-based Kunlun Red Star to place a women's team in Shenzhen. The team will branch into two brackets -- a professional level and its under-18 counterpart -- and act as
Slowly but surely, the NWHL is progressing toward its third season. The biggest recent news: a partnership between the league and Twitter.
The partnership, announced on June 20, will see 19 NWHL games broadcast live on Twitter in the 2017-2018 season. This will include 16 regular-season games, as well as
The NWHL's restricted free agency period has now ended, with 18 players re-signing with their respective clubs prior to June 1. Unrestricted free agency is now open and the league's draft will be held on August 17.
All four teams still have plenty of work to do in order to
"Growing the game" is an important concept in women's hockey, and it's been adopted by both professional leagues -- the NWHL and CWHL. The mere existence of these leagues help bring women's sports to wider audiences and further the growth of women's hockey across a variety of age
The National Women's Hockey League opened its restricted free agent period on May 1, with an undoubtedly interesting summer ahead. All players are free agents, having signed one-year contracts prior to the 2016-2017 season. In addition, teams are looking to fill their rosters in the absence of many Olympians, who