The 2017-18 season marked several milestones for the CWHL. Between the addition of two teams based in China, the relocation of a founding franchise, and the introduction of player compensation, the league entered its second decade with some major changes. Combine those with the attention lapse and subsequent attention boost
This week marked the return of a handful of Canadian Olympians to the league, as well as the end of Toronto's season. Kunlun shut out Les Canadiennes 3-0 in the last game of Montreal's China trip; the Furies defeated Boston; Markham swept Calgary with ease; and the Red Star toppled
In the first games back since the two-week Olympic break, Calgary swept Boston (though not without a scare), Markham defeated Toronto, and Les Canadiennes split with Vanke. Montreal also fell in a shoot-out in its first of two matches against Kunlun. The pair will meet again on Friday to wrap
This week, Calgary put an end to both Shenzhen's home-ice advantage and Kunlun's 15-game winning streak, Boston earned a point against Montreal, and Markham shut down Toronto's short-lived win streak, which ended the Furies' playoff hopes.
Les Canadiennes remain in first place, followed by Kunlun and Calgary. Markham and Vanke
The Toronto Furies made it a streak of upsets in a week where every series ended in a sweep.
Les Canadiennes de Montréal won all three games against Vanke, putting them in sole possession of first place -- two points ahead of Kunlun Red Star. The Red Star, for their