1. Spectacular Stephanie Manou Making Strong Argument as BC Angels MVP

    As the preseason No. 1 selection, the BC Angels have benefitted greatly from the superlative performance of Vancouver native Stephanie Manou . The running back and linebacker had a background playing rugby for the University of British Columbia...

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  2. Boston Terriers Come Back from 4-0 Deficit to Tie Boston Blades

    In the second of a three-game women's hockey exhibition series against NCAA teams from the Boston area, the Boston Blades were hoping to extend their winning streak...

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  3. Meghan Duggan's 4 Assists Lead Boston to Victory over Northeastern

    As the Boston Blades prepare for the 2012-13 CWHL season, the club embarks on a three-game exhibition series versus NCAA teams from the Boston area. Matthews Arena hosted the September 30 contest between the Northeastern Huskies and the Blades...

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  4. Hannah Brandt Produces 13 Points in Her First 3 NCAA Matches: A Star Is Born

    When selected as the preseason WCHA Rookie of the Year, the voters could not have been more right about Hannah Brandt. The 2012 Minnesota Ms...

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  5. Pursuit of Excellence Building Strong Women's Hockey Tradition

    In a five year time span, the Pursuit of Excellence has quickly established itself as one of the premier hockey academies for girls...

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  6. Florence Schelling Joins the World's Greatest Women's Hockey Team

    In observing Florence Schelling’s list of accomplishments, one cannot help but inquire, “What has she not accomplished?” Her career certainly caught the attention ...

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  7. Danielle Dube Returns to the Ice with the UBC Thunderbirds

    As the UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team rebuilds, a key acquisition is a legendary goaltender whose career has spanned two decades...

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  8. Ashley Gilbank's Remarkable Journey for DIFD Provides Many Hockey Memories

    Since June, Ashley Gilbank has rollerbladed across Canada with the hopes of raising funds for mental health research...

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  9. Laurie Kingsbury Ready to Bring Syracuse Back in the Top 10 Rankings

    Once an up and coming program in NCAA Division I hockey, the Syracuse Orange experienced a slight decline last season. A key to building momentum and gaining prominence is the strength of its recruiting classes...

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  10. St. Lawrence Hockey: Carmen MacDonald Is Becoming an Elite Goaltender

    At any level of hockey, the most pressure packed position is the one between the pipes. An elite goaltender can be the difference between a losing team and a championship one. St...

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  11. Goaltender Making Big Contributions to Ottawa Gee Gees

    As the Ottawa Gee Gees look to gain national prominence, a component to their success may come from former Ivy League goaltender Cassie Seguin . Prior to playing at renowned Princeton University, Seguin already had a very distinguished career...

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  12. Vinny Davidson: The Super Sniper of the Montreal Stars

    Humble and gracious, Vanessa (Vinny) Davidson conducts herself with a great respect for women’s hockey...

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  13. Gee Gees Captain Erika Pouliot Enters New Phase as Coach

    Erika Pouliot ’s early years with the Ottawa Gee Gees hold special memories for her. “In my first two years, we played at the CIS Nationals. It was a really, really good experience...

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  14. Manon Rheaume and 20 Years of Making Hockey History

    In the late 20th century, one of the most relevant dates for women in hockey (and sport) came on September 23, 1992. Manon Rheaume , a 20-year-old from Lac Beaufort, Quebec, stood between the pipes in an exhibition game for the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  15. Carleton Ravens Goaltender Tamber Tisdale Ready to Take Flight

    Tamber Tisdale first came to national prominence when she played with the Notre Dame Hounds at the 2010 Esso Cup. “That was probably the biggest hockey event I have ever been to...

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  16. Kingston Frontenacs Booster Missy Deyo a Symbol of Courage

    While the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League start their season looking to build momentum, (after a 2011-12 season that saw the Frontenacs miss the postseason), ...

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  17. LFL Canada Adds New Dimension to Women's Sport in Canada

    While the introduction of the Canadian division of the Lingerie Football League will augment the usual debate about sexism, exploitation, and degradation, there are many positive aspects to consider...

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  18. Red Bull Crashed Ice Champ Fannie Desforges Returns to Gee-Gees for Final Year

    Heading into the 2012-13 season, the Ottawa Gee-Gees women’s ice hockey captain is not just a character player but a global celebrity...

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  19. British Columbia: T-Birds Already Double Their Wins from Last Season

    The first appearance behind the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds bench for new Head Coach Graham Thomas came at the Mandi Schwartz Challenge in Regina, Saskatchewan...

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  20. Graham Thomas to Lead Rebuilding of UBC Thunderbirds Women's Hockey

    After a one-win season during the 2011-12 campaign, the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds has given Graham Thomas the task of rebuilding the program...

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  21. Mustangs Blank Ravens by 3-0 Tally in CIS Exhibition Play

    As the quality of play in Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s ice hockey continues to improve, one of the best aspects is the increase in inter-conference games, which are quickly becoming an annual tradition in autumn...

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  22. WCHA Rivals Irwin and Prevost Become Teammates in the CWHL

    Sometimes, the world of women’s hockey can be a small one. Players can be opponents on one level of play and becomes teammates in the next. In the CWHL , Haley Irwin and Marieve Prevost fit the bill...

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  23. CIS Exhibition Match a Display of Skills Between Ottawa and Waterloo

    The exhibition match between the Waterloo Warriors of the OUA and host team Ottawa Gee Gees from QSSF was a superb reminder of why Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s ice hockey continues to improve every season...

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  24. Saskatoon Sirens Winning the LFL Canada Battle at the Quarterback Position

    In the early part of the LFL Canada season, the key theme has been the impact of the quarterback. No team has had a greater impact at the position than the 2-0 Saskatoon Sirens...

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  25. Kelly Sabatine Is the Best-Kept Secret in NCAA Women's Hockey

    Outside of Cornell, very few players in the recent history of ECAC women’s hockey can boast a continuous increase in points production every season, while leading their squad to a postseason title...

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