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World Women's Hockey Championship

World Women's Hockey Championship

Organizers: Women’s world hockey championship a cash cow

More than 38,000 spectators took in eight days of hockey across two venues at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship, according to the local...

Canadian gem — teammates talk Wickenheiser moments

It seems everyone on Team Canada can recall their Hayley Wickenheiser moment. For Meaghan Mikkelson, it was at a pre-game skate in her first world...

U.S. edges Canada 1-0 in overtime to win world gold

It had that end-of-the-game feeling. With the Americans on the power play, a little more than 10 minutes remaining in overtime, it seemed like the...

World Championship Team: United States

Winner of five of the last six IIHF Women’s World Championship tournaments, the United States is a powerhouse in women’s hockey and it’s no...

Canada edges Finland, will face U.S. in gold-medal game

Natalie Spooner scores on a breakaway in Canada's 5-3 win over Finland Sunday in the semifinals of the World Women's Hockey Championship in Kamloops....

The Eagle claws the Bear as U.S. blanks Russia in semifinal

The United States scored early and often in its 9-0 trouncing of Russia Sunday in the semifinals of the World Women's Hockey Championship at...

Swiss sweep series, Japan relegated

Switzerland defeated Japan yesterday 4-0 to sweep the best-of-three relegation series. The Swiss won Game 1 Friday by a score of 3-1. The series...

Team Canada profile: Jillian Saulnier

Jillian Saulnier can remember the exact moment she knew she wanted to play hockey for Team Canada. There’s a photo of it, actually, a 10-year-old...

Canada vs. Finland – Semifinal preview

If the Canadians are looking past Finland to the gold-medal game, they certainly aren’t showing it. Canada and Finland meet in a semifinal game tonight...

USA vs. Russia – Semifinal preview

In a rematch of the most lopsided contest of the tournament, the United States will face Russia in today’s afternoon semifinal at Sandman Centre. The...

World Championship Team: Finland

For 16 years, Finland has been knocking on the door of the gold-medal game at the IIHF Women’s World Championship. In 2016, the Scandanavian country...

Team Canada profile: Meghan Agosta

When Meghan Agosta walked away from hockey to pursue a career with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), she knew the path she was taking...

World Championship Team: Sweden

Sweden entered the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship in Kamloops as a team known for faltering in pressure situations. Yesterday’s quarter-final loss to the...

Finns top Czechs; will have rematch with Canadians

Petra Herzigova (6) tries to poke the puck away from Saana Valkama (26) in quarterfinal action on Friday. Allen Douglas/KTW The Finns have another date with...

Russians top Swedes in Friday quarter-final

Valerie Pavlova slips a puck past Sara Grahn in Friday action at the Sandman Centre. Allen Douglas/KTW Despite a late third period push, Sweden had...

Swiss win leaves Japan one loss from relegation

The Japanese are on the verge of relegation. Japan lost the first game of a best-of-three relegation series against Switzerland yesterday afternoon, falling 3-1 on...

Team Canada profile: Jennifer Wakefield

After the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Jennifer Wakefield felt the need to do something different. The Canadian forward had basically done it...

World championship playoff picture comes into focus

Germany celebrates winning the 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division 1 Group A. Jan Korsgaard/IIHF.com Canada and the United States are through to semifinal play...

World Championship Team: Russia

Russia is playing in Group A for the third time in four years and is hoping to play in its third consecutive bronze-medal game...

Hockey a family affair for Canadian blue liner Mikkelson

When Meaghan Mikkelson first walked into the Kamloops Blazers’ dressing room — Team Canada’s digs for the duration of the 2016 IIHF Women’s World...