[ad_1] Do not be surprised if someday the IIHF decides to name the Best Defender Award after Jenni Hiirikoski. If anyone even petitioned the International Ice Hockey Federation to do so, the governing body would probably welcome the notion. It would be necessary to wait until Hiirikoski has retired – something we hope is many
[ad_1] As we prepare for the 2018-19 season, we have seen two players native to the Czech Republic sign with NWHL teams. Kate?ina Mrázová, a University of Minnesota-Duluth alum, has joined the Connecticut Whale while former Northeastern Huskies player Denisa K?ížová signed with the team who drafted her, the Boston Pride. Moves such as these may have
[ad_1] A third generation hockey player is a rarity. For a women’s hockey player, it is perhaps even more so. Standout Syracuse University forward Logan Hicks is one of those very few – in addition to being an up-and-coming talent herself. Hicks’ grandfather Wayne had his name inscribed on the Stanley Cup with the 1960-61
[ad_1] In the final stop on their whirlwind tour of the United States after winning a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, members of the USWNT were honored at the Prudential Center prior to and during the game between the New Jersey Devils and Montreal Canadiens. Since goaltender Maddie Rooney made the final save
[ad_1] NBC Sports commentator and legendary NHLer Jeremy Roenick is back stateside after providing coverage and insight at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. While in South Korea, “J.R.” as he is affectionately known, saw it all. The first Olympic gold medal in 20 years for an American women’s hockey team. An underdog Team Germany men’s
[ad_1] The Swiss women are the reigning Olympic bronze medalists from the 2014 Sochi Games. There will be 12 returnees from that particular squad. Guess what? All 12 of them are pretty darn good players, too. They also bring a sense of ownership over the bronze and are prepared to make improvements upon that too.