🇫🇮 Riikka Sallinen Retires For Second Time At 46


Finnish forward Riikka Sallinen (previously Välilä, née Nieminen), an integral member of the Naisleijonat since 1989 who retired in 2003, but returned in 2013, today announced her re-retirement from professional hockey at the age of 46.
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🇫🇮 Venla Hovi Announces Retirement After Historic Worlds Silver Medal


Finnish forward Venla Hovi, only a day removed from Finland’s shocking silver medal finish on home ice at the 2019 Women’s World Championship, announced her retirement on Twitter at age 31, capping a year of both Worlds silver and a Clarkson Cup.
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🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Calgary Inferno Wins 2019 Clarkson Cup, Alex Rigsby Joins Triple Gold Club


The top-tier Canadian women’s hockey league today awarded their champion, a week after the American Isobel Cup was awarded to the Minnesota Whitecaps, with the Calgary Inferno defeating the Canadiennes de Montréal 5-2 in Toronto to win their second Clarkson Cup in four seasons. Continue reading

🇸🇪 Jenni Asserholt Retires From HV71, Damkronorna


Swedish star winger Jenni Asserholt, who served as captain for both the club team HV71 and the national Damkronorna, who retired from the latter in 2016, formally announced her retirement from pro hockey outright, at the age of 30.
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🇺🇸 Minnesota Whitecaps Capture Isobel Cup In Inaugural NWHL Season


The first of two women’s hockey championships in a one week span has been crowned, with the expansion Minnesota Whitecaps defeating the Buffalo Beauts on home ice in a 2-1 overtime victory to capture the 2019 Isobel Cup.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with two native Slovaks and the top women’s player in history highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Miroslav Šatan, Žigmund Pálffy, Hayley Wickenheiser, Jörgen Jönsson and Mike Modano to the Hall. Continue reading

IHLC 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-2 Canada 🇨🇦 – 10 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-2 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Saturday, 10 November 2018

Hilary Knight scored twice and 10 other U.S. skaters registered points as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 5-2, here tonight in Saskatoon to win the 2018 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 09 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Friday, 09 November 2018

Nine different U.S. skaters registered points as the U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Sweden, 5-1, here tonight in its final preliminary round game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 07 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Sydney Brodt scored the game-winner with 1:38 remaining in the third period to lift the U.S. Women’s National Team over Canada, 2-1, here tonight in its second preliminary round game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 06 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 06 November 2018

The U.S. Women’s National Team scored five unanswered goals in the second period and 11 players registered points to power the U.S. past Finland, 5-1, here today in the opening game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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IHLC 2017 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw its usual see-saw between Canada and the United States on the women’s side, trading back and forth over a 15-game span in 2017, with both teams working to build momentum for the upcoming Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 12 Nov 2017


🇺🇸 United States
 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
Amalie Arena, Tampa 🇺🇸
Sunday, 12 November 2017

Hannah Brandt scored twice as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 5-1, here today in Tampa, Florida, to win the 2017 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-0 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 10 Nov 2017


🇺🇸 United States
 5-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
Florida Hospital Center Ice, Wesley Chapel 🇺🇸
Friday, 10 November 2017

Kendall Coyne scored twice as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Sweden, 5-0, here today in Wesley Chapel, Florida, in game three of the 2017 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 4-2 Canada 🇨🇦 – 08 Nov 2017


🇺🇸 United States
4-2 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
Florida Hospital Center Ice, Wesley Chapel 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Four different U.S. Women’s National Team players scored goals as the U.S. topped Canada, 4-2, here today in Wesley Chapel, Florida, in game two of the 2017 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 9-0 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 07 Nov 2017


🇨🇦 Canada
 9-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
Florida Hospital Center Ice, Wesley Chapel 🇺🇸
Tuesday, 07 November 2017

Canada’s National Women’s Team leveraged its offensive prowess, getting a hat trick from Jennifer Wakefield to overtake Sweden 9-0 in the 2017 4 Nations Cup tournament-opener Tuesday afternoon.
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🇨🇦 Tara Watchorn Retires From Canadian National Team


Canadian defender Tara Watchorn announced her retirement from pro hockey, first from the CWHL and then today from the national team, retiring at only 27 years of age with an Olympic Gold and Clarkson Cup.
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🇨🇦 Charline Labonté Announces Retirement From Professional Hockey


Canadian goaltender Charline Labonté today announced her retirement from both the Canadian national team and the Montréal Canadiennes, capping a nearly 20 year career where she won four Olympic Gold Medals, two World Championships and a Clarkson Cup.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Women’s

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Unlike 2015, which was “the year of Team USA” in women’s hockey, there was a little more parity in the later months of 2016, with Canada finally striking multiple blows to Team USA’s dominance, ultimately ending the calendar year with the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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