1. Montreal Stars' Fourth-Place Start Just an Illusion

    Heading into December, had anyone predicted that the Montreal Stars would be in fourth place, it would have been deemed impossible...

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  2. 10 Reasons to Follow NCAA Women's Hockey in 2012-13

    With the NHL Lockout dragging on, there are many more alternatives for hockey fans. One alternative is NCAA women’s hockey. Quite possibly, the best kept secret in hockey today, the existing rivalries (BU vs...

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  3. Goyette Worthy of Induction into IIHF Hall of Fame

    As a member of the Canadian National Women’s Team from 1991 to 2007, Danielle Goyette was one of the longest-tenured members in the history of the program...

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  4. Mercyhurst Teammates Bram and Bendus Reunite to Lead CWHL in Scoring

    In the early history of the CWHL Draft, two college teammates from the Mercyhurst Lakers program in Erie, Pennsylvania may prove to be the greatest acquisitions in the history of the Brampton hockey club...

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  5. Noora Raty Inches Closer to NCAA All-Time Wins Record with Sweep of Badgers

    Throughout the first two periods of the Dec. 2 contest between WCHA rivals Wisconsin and Minnesota, the teams were scoreless...

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  6. 2012 CIS Women's Soccer Award Winners

    In celebrating the contribution of Canadians to women's sports in 2012, the realm of women's soccer has made great strides...

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  7. Golden Gophers Win 25th Consecutive Game by Defeating Rival Badgers

    A sold-out crowd at Ridder Arena witnessed the Minnesota women's hockey team extend its NCAA record consecutive wins streak by winning their 25th straight (dating back to last season)...

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  8. Best NCAA Women's Hockey Performances of November 2012

    The month of November 2012 provided NCAA fans with more superlative performances in women’s ice hockey. The Minnesota Golden Gophers started their season at a remarkable 16-0 mark...

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  9. Bikini Hockey League Plans a New Year's Day Contest in Detroit

    As a direct rebuttal to the National Hockey League cancelling the Winter Classic on January 1 between long-time rivals Toronto and Detroit, the Bikini Hockey League is planning to hold their own New Year’s Day contest...

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  10. North Dakota and Wisconsin Headline Great Signing Classes for 2013

    With the early signing period in late November, two programs in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association ran away with a remarkable crop of players that signed a letter of intent...

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  11. Robyn Rittmaster Provides Expertise as Gee Gees' Goalie Coach

    One of the most accomplished women’s ice hockey goaltenders during the 2000s, Robyn Rittmaster is sharing her expertise between the pipes with a new generation of netminders...

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  12. SSN Broadcasting Rights Issue a Point of Concern for Many CIS Athletes

    Streaming Sports Network (known as SSN ) was a key broadcast partner for Canadian Interuniversity Sport...

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  13. Elaire LeClair Represents Future of Ottawa Gee-Gees Hockey Program

    As the Ottawa Gee-Gees look to build a national championship contender, a key building block is forward Elarie LeClair . Currently, she plays on a line with Gee-Gees captain and Red Bull Crashed Ice World Champion Fannie Desforges ...

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  14. Ashley Gilbank Recounts Her Remarkable Cross-Country Journey While Looking Ahead

    In finishing her cross-country journey, women’s hockey coach and competitive ball hockey player Ashley Gilbank has become the first Canadian woman to successfully complete a cross-country journey...

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  15. 10 Greatest Moments of LFL Canada Season

    In the inaugural season of LFL Canada, every franchise could boast its own feel-good story. Despite finishing 1-3, the Triumph brought an end to a seven-game losing streak (dating back to their play in the 2011 LFL USA season)...

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  16. Amazing Alex Yallouz Adds Competitive Dimension to Ravens Team

    Hailing from Vancouver, Alex Yallouz made a cross-country commitment to join the Ravens. The third-year communications major is quick to acknowledge that various factors appealed to her in making the decision to play with the Ravens...

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  17. CWHL Brampton Club May Need to Wait Until End of NHL Lockout for Sponsorship

    As the third National Hockey League lockout in 18 years drags on, this is the most bizarre, with reasons not clearly explained for the comprehension of the fans. In the middle of this dysfunction, one bright spot emanated...

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  18. 10 Best Performers in LFL Canada 2012

    As the inaugural season of LFL Canada comes to a close, there was no shortage of remarkable players and performances. Every franchise featured a superstar that captured the hearts and imaginations of fans...

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  19. Carling Chown Logs Game-Winning Goal in Next Chapter of the Battle of Ottawa

    The Carleton Ice House played host to a November 18 contest between CIS hockey rivals the Ottawa Gee Gees and the Carleton Ravens...

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  20. Blades Prevail by 5-3 Tally in Stars Pink at the Rink Event

    For the third consecutive season, the Montreal Stars and Boston Blades have played each other in a Pink at the Rink event in Montreal...

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  21. Toronto Furies Win First CWHL Game Played at Air Canada Centre

    A watershed moment in the history of the Canadian Women's Hockey League occurred in a November 17 affair at Toronto's Air Canada Centre...

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  22. 2012 LFL Canada Statistical Team Leaders

    As the inaugural season of LFL Canada draws to a close, the key element was excitement. The inaugural season was not short of superstars...

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  23. BC Angels to Play Saskatoon in First Canadian Lingerie Bowl

    Another chapter in Canadian women’s sporting history shall be written on November 17 as the British Columbia Angels and Saskatoon Sirens will battle to win Lingerie Bowl Canada I...

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  24. Women's Hockey: Montreal Stars Go Pink at the Rink for Breast Cancer Research

    Although the November 17-18 weekend series vs. the Boston Blades represents the most intense rivalry in the CWHL , the series also strikes a charitable tone...

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  25. Air Canada Centre to Host CWHL Women's Hockey on November 17

    As a way of commemorating the agreement that the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs have shown to the CWHL , the Toronto Furies and Team Alberta shall participate in a contest at the Air Canada Centre...

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