Latest Women's hockey News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 19, 2021 14:02 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Myocarditis is...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 17, 2021 09:01 AM EST

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Nov. 13, 2021. Editorial: Banning drilling under county parks still misguided Allegheny County Council is once again considering a bill to ban natural gas drilling under county parks. And once again, we believe the move is...

Students barred from games after chants at female goalie

Nov. 07, 2021 13:49 PM EST

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — A female high school ice hockey goalie in Pennsylvania is returning to the ice Monday for her first school game since she was the target of vulgar chants from spectators that resulted in discipline by a school and a youth sports organization. ...

PHF head: `Time is now' for women's hockey groups to unite

Nov. 05, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

Tyler Tumminia placed the onus on the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association to resolve its differences with her Premier Hockey Federation in hopes of finally establishing a single women’s pro league in North America. And the commissioner of the rebranded...

Court upholds settlement in women’s sports case at Brown

Oct. 27, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a settlement between Brown University and student-athletes who had challenged the Ivy League school’s decision to drop several women’s varsity sports. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided...

Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities

Oct. 26, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the “mere handful of championships” viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report. The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues released its 153-page...

Fillier scores 2, Canada beats US again in women's hockey

Oct. 25, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Amanda Kessel isn't panicking after the United States women's hockey team opened its pre-Olympic series with two straight losses to rival Canada. “This is the best that I think our team has felt,” said Kessel, who scored the tying goal as the...

Canada beats US 3-1 in pre-Olympic women's hockey game

Oct. 22, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Coach Troy Ryan could overlook how Canada’s women’s hockey team sagged in the second period in resuming its cross-border rivalry against the United States on Friday night. What mattered, is how his team responded with Emily Clark scoring twice...

PHF strikes women's hockey streaming deal with ESPN+

Oct. 21, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Premier Hockey Federation has reached an agreement to make ESPN+ the exclusive home for watching games in this U.S. this season, a major step forward for the women's hockey league in putting all of its games on a single platform. ...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Oct. 19, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. October 17, 2021. Editorial: Protect victims in settlement cases Too many are pressured to sell long-term payouts for pennies on the dollar. For a state that has prided itself on protecting consumers,...