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2019 WWC: Medals

April 14, 2019

2019 WWC: Medals by Zoë Hayden

Canada vs. Russia (7-0) - Bronze Medal GameCanada didn't play their best game, but "not their best" was still good enough to take down Russia 7-0 and capture their first-ever bronze medal at the Women's Worlds.  It'll now be a long and complicated summer for

2019 WWC: Semifinals Recap

April 13, 2019

2019 WWC: Semifinals Recap by Zoë Hayden

Canada vs. Finland (2-4)Well, this is absolutely not the best time to be a Canadian women's hockey player – but it might be the best time ever to be a Finnish one. The stunning upset loss by Canada comes less than two weeks after the

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 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