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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

US edges Canada 3-2 in women’s hockey worlds in Finland

Sports 04/06/19, 16:20

Annie Pankowski scored the winning goal on a second-period power play Saturday, leading the United States to a 3-2 victory over Canada at the women's world hockey championships.Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield also scored for the Americans while goalie ...

Canadian Women’s Hockey League going out of business

Sports 03/31/19, 15:52

The Canadian Women's Hockey League's abrupt decision to cease operations leaves North America with one pro league, and opens questions regarding the future of the women's sport on both sides of the border."Unfortunately, while the on-ice hockey is exceptional, the ...

Wisconsin wins 5th NCAA women’s hockey title

Hockey 03/24/19, 16:36

Senior captains Sophia Shaver and Annie Pankowski each scored, and Wisconsin won its fifth NCAA women's hockey championship with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.Kristen Campbell, named the most outstanding player, pitched her 11th shutout of the season, including ...

Coyne Schofield defends McGuire after awkward interaction

Sports 01/31/19, 16:32

Women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield says she doesn't believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction.McGuire was criticized on social media for telling Coyne Schofield which sides the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

McDavid wins 3rd straight All-Star fastest skater race

Hockey 01/25/19, 23:52

Edmonton's Connor McDavid won the NHL's fastest skater competition for the third straight year, beating out U.S. women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield and six other All-Stars.The other winners in the NHL All-Star skills competition Friday night were Calgary's Johnny ...

US wins 4 Nations Cup, beating Canada 5-2

Hockey 11/11/18, 00:53

Hilary Knight scored twice and the U.S. women's hockey team beat Canada 5-2 on Saturday night to win the fourth straight Four Nations Cup title and ninth overall.Holders of the world and Olympic titles, the Americans reinforced their status as ...

US beats Sweden, cruises into 4 Nations Cup title game

Sports 11/10/18, 00:27

Sydney Brodt, Melissa Samoskevich and Hannah Brandt scored in the first period and the U.S. women's hockey team beat Sweden 5-1 on Friday to cruise into the Four Nations Cup title game.The United States will face Canada in the championship ...

Brodt lifts US women past Canada in 4 Nations

Hockey 11/07/18, 23:43

Sydney Brodt scored with 1:38 left to give the United States a 2-1 victory over Canada on Wednesday night in the Four Nations Cup, the first meeting between the women's hockey powers since the Americans' shootout victory in February in ...

Hockey’s Rooney, Nordic skiing’s Masters earn WSF awards

Hockey 10/18/18, 10:44

U.S. goaltender Maddie Rooney and Paralympic Nordic skier Oksana Masters have been selected Sportswomen of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.Rooney made the winning save in the gold-medal shootout against Canada at the Olympics in South Korea. The victory ...

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