CWHL Weekend Wrap: 2019 Clarkson Cup Playoffs

For the first time since the current playoff format was introduced in 2015-16, both semifinal series went to three games this year.

The fourth-seed Toronto Furies upset the league-leading Calgary Inferno in Game 1 on Friday, before the Inferno pulled away with two consecutive wins. For their part, Les Canadiennes

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CWHL Weekend Wrap

This year's playoff race came down to the very last game, when the Toronto Furies won their fifth straight contest to secure the final berth in a tie-breaker over the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays (the first tie-break was regulation and overtime wins).

Throughout the week, the Calgary Inferno swept the

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CWHL Weekend Wrap

Shenzhen took two wins in three games against the visiting Toronto Furies this week, while the Calgary Inferno split with Les Canadiennes de Montréal to clinch home-ice advantage for the playoffs and the Markham Thunder swept the Worcester Blades.

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