Seen from a distance, it might have seemed inevitable that the Calgary Inferno would win the Clarkson Cup this season. A league-high nine of their players are 2018 Olympians, and another four have played for their national team this year. They captured the Chairman's Trophy as regular season champions with
As these things usually go, it felt like an afterthought.
On January 22, three days before the NHL All-Star Game was set to kick off in San Jose, California with the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, several high-profile members of the US and Canadian women's national teams announced on their Twitter
It's rare that I attend a hockey game as a fan anymore, but when the USA/Canada December series was announced, it seemed the perfect opportunity for a short road trip that was high on garish American-flag-themed outfits and low on press responsibilities.
We attended Saturday's game in Plymouth, Michigan,
PHOTO CREDIT: Chris Tanouye/Canadian Women's Hockey League
"I was staring at the score, and I was like, I can't believe we just lost 8 to 3. It doesn't reflect the season," said Les Canadiennes' Charline Labonté after she surrendered 7 goals to the Calgary Inferno in the
The CWHL's Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes held their final practices before the Clarkson Cup Final game at the Richcraft Sensplex in Gloucester, Ontario. The teams will face off Sunday at 4:00pm at the Canadian Tire Centre, home of the Ottawa Senators, to compete for the Clarkson Cup.