With all four Canadian teams on a break during the Four Nations Cup, the Worcester Blades travelled to China to face the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays in a three-game series. (The Markham Thunder have already played two of their three games in Shenzhen as well, but those will be covered
Plenty of players hit personal milestones this week as the Markham Thunder split with the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays, Les Canadiennes de Montréal beat the Toronto Furies by a little and then by a lot, and the Calgary Inferno comfortably swept the Worcester Blades.
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- About those milestones:
After the Toronto Furies topped the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays Wednesday in game three of their series (which began last weekend), week two of CWHL play was a series of sweeps. Les Canadiennes de Montréal and the Calgary Inferno topped the Markham Thunder and Shenzhen, respectively, on home ice, while
In the first week of the 2018-19 CWHL season, the Markham Thunder swept the Worcester Blades, Les Canadiennes de Montréal split with the Calgary Inferno, and the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays took the opening two games of their three-game series against the Toronto Furies, with game three set for tonight,
The CWHL has seen tight playoff races and unpredictable playoff matchups, but it's yet to see a year where both the playoff race and the playoffs themselves are equally competitive. Expect that to change in 2018-19.
All teams except the Markham Thunder are returning only about half of the roster