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A collection of 13 posts

2019 WWC: Quarterfinals Recap and Looking Ahead

April 12, 2019

2019 WWC: Quarterfinals Recap and Looking Ahead by Zoë Hayden

The quarterfinals were pretty much as expected, with a couple of stunning goaltending performances in the mix.  These set the stage for semifinals on Saturday: USA vs. Russia and Canada vs. Finland.  These matchups may feel like foregone conclusions, but they're not free passes. USA

2019 WWC: Days 5 and 6

April 09, 2019

2019 WWC: Days 5 and 6 by Zoë Hayden

Monday, April 8Japan vs. Czech Republic (1-3)The Czech Republic gained an edge over Japan in a dramatic tilt.  Denisa Křížová opened the scoring after Ayaka Toko gave up the puck behind the Japanese net, leading to a scramble in front of Nana Fujimoto, and

2019 WWC: Days 3 and 4

April 07, 2019

2019 WWC: Days 3 and 4 by Zoë Hayden

Saturday, April 6Sweden vs. Czech Republic (3-5)These teams traded goals back and forth in this high-scoring affair, but ultimately the Czech offense came out on top with 5 goals to Sweden's 3. Sweden opened the scoring in the dying seconds of a power play

2019 WWC: Days 1 and 2

April 05, 2019

2019 WWC: Days 1 and 2 by Zoë Hayden

Thursday, April 4Germany vs. Sweden (2-1 SO)The IIHF Women's World Championships got off to an exciting start on Thursday, with Germany pulling off an upset win over Sweden despite being outshot by an overwhelming margin of 41 to 15.  Veteran netminder Jennifer Harß stood