Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league

Sports 05/20/19, 12:35

More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league.The Professional Women's Hockey Association said Monday the paperwork was filed Friday to help push for the creation of a "single, viable women's ...

Update: Pegula, NWHL announce Beauts oversight change

Hockey 05/08/19, 13:58

The Latest on the ownership and control of the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts women's hockey team (all times local):1:45 p.m.The owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given control of the team back to the National Women's Hockey League in a move that could further jeopardize the future of the only remaining ...

Source: Pegula relinquishes control of NWHL Buffalo team

Sports 05/08/19, 12:58

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the owner of the Buffalo Beauts has given up control of the National Women's Hockey League franchise.The move could further jeopardize the league's future as it struggles to keep its five franchises afloat without the support of the ...

Update: Coyne Schofield says NWHL isn’t long-term option

Hockey 05/02/19, 10:26

The Latest on women's hockey players announcing boycott in demand for one league (all times Eastern):11:15 a.m.U.S. star Kendall Coye Schofield tells The Associated Press that the National Women's Hockey League has repeatedly shown it is not a viable, long-term option for players.Coyne Schofield and more than 200 other players ...

Commish: 1 women’s hockey league ‘inevitable’

Hockey 10/17/18, 11:19

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman does, too. And now National Women's Hockey League founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan is on record saying she is working toward that objective."One league is inevitable," Rylan wrote in an email to The Associated Press, her ...

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