Shannon Yoxheimer, Penn State Nittany Lions (Steven Hass/PennStateHockeyShots.com)

NCAA Women’s Hockey: 2014-15 Players to Watch

With the 2014-15 NCAA women’s hockey season almost upon us, here’s a look at some returning players to watch going forward this year, many of whom are looking to break […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 2 comments · Women's Hockey
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U.S. U22s Earn Series Sweep Over Canada

The U.S. Women’s Under-22 Team earned a three-game series sweep over Canada’s National Women’s Development Team this past weekend, thanks in large part to a solid offensive effort on Friday […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Women's Hockey
Minnesota Golden Gophers watch Union College celebrate a National Championship victory. [photo: Josh Smith]

Is a Minnesota Based CWHL Team Nearing Reality?

In June of 2014 it was revealed that the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) was reviewing bids to expand the league to an even six teams. Groups from Minneapolis, Chicago, […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
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Working in the Shadows of the CWHL

With the recent posting of the first Analytics for Women’s Hockey at Mike’s Mumbles it was time to look into the people behind the current statistics in the Canadian Women’s […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
Russia to Launch New Women’s Hockey League

Russia to Launch New Women’s Hockey League

Things are changing fast in Russia, just 6 years after the creation of the KHL another big change is coming soon to shake things up for the Mother Land. The […]

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WCHA Women’s Hockey: League in Good Hands with Aaron Kemp

This past week, WCHA Women’s Hockey Commissioner, Aaron Kemp, visited the University of North Dakota campus. Kemp was in town to tour the Ralph Engelstad Arena, and met with the […]

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On Growing Women’s Hockey, and Why We Do What We Do

Recently Harry Plumer, the communications consultant for College Hockey Showcases (CHS), posted a piece on the CHS website about how those involved in women’s hockey make up not just a community but […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 2 comments · Women's Hockey
Hannah Brandt, Minnesota Gophers (Eric Miller/Gopher Athletics)

2014 NHL Mock Draft: NCAA Women’s Hockey Edition

With the 2014 NHL Draft quickly approaching, draft and prospect talk is heating up. There is a ton of talent in NCAA women’s hockey that fans and experts would also be analyzing, if only those players […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Women's Hockey
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Power Ranking the Top Five CWHL Players

Last year in the CWHL was a tremendous opportunity for many players around the league. With the top players all with their respective National Teams for the Olympics roster spots […]

by · June 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
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CWHL Set to Expand in the United States to Minnesota?

Last season the Canadian Women’s Hockey League operated franchises in Montreal, Toronto, Brampton, Calgary and Boston. In recent ESPNW article Pat Borzi revealed that the cities that have put in bids for franchises for […]

by · June 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey
Plante, Benedict, Merely Followers to First (Female) Mask-Wearer Graham

Plante, Benedict, Merely Followers to First (Female) Mask-Wearer Graham

Few can argue the power of a father-daughter bond, especially when a simple request can change the course of sporting history. It’s rather unlikely Elizabeth Graham’s father set out to […]

Analyzing film to put together a video meeting at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (Max Markowitz)

The Ins and Outs of Video Coordinating: Part Two

The Hockey Writers recently sat down with Max Markowitz, video coordinator for the University of North Dakota women’s hockey team, to discuss how the team uses video during individual sessions […]

by · May 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Women's Hockey