The Only Women’s Pro Hockey League in America Plays On

Posted by Amey Doyle on October 13, 2019
The Only Women’s Pro Hockey League in America Plays On

Olympians and other top stars are boycotting the N.W.H.L. this season, but that has made the league more accessible for those who thought pro hockey was not an option.

During her first five years playing professional women’s hockey, Kaleigh Fratkin built relationships with dozens of teammates whom she knew shared a common ideology about their sport.

This summer, when Fratkin saw many of those former linemates around Boston, where she lives, the meetings had turned unsettling.

“I...

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NEWS WOMEN’S DREAM GAP TOUR SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON A PIVOTAL FIGHT

Posted by Amey Doyle on September 23, 2019
NEWS WOMEN’S DREAM GAP TOUR SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON A PIVOTAL FIGHT

A new barnstorming showcase got off to a rousing start in Toronto with a packed arena. Can the superstars of women's hockey fight their way to a sustainable pro league amidst a chaotic landscape?

Driving to the Toronto stop of the women’s Dream Gap tour, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Westwood Arena is in the city’s northwest, far away from downtown and the subway line. The games took place during the day and at the best of times, Toronto...

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U.S. women beat Canada in physical affair at Four Nations Cup

Posted by Amey Doyle on November 09, 2017
U.S. women beat Canada in physical affair at Four Nations Cup

The Americans showed off their special teams skills in beating Canada for the second time in three games as part of their pre-Olympic exhibition tour.

Kendall Coyne and Megan Bozek each had a goal and an assist and the United States women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 on Wednesday night in a physical game at the Four Nations Cup.

Cayla Barnes and Alex Carpenter each had power-play goals as the Americans went 3 of 5 with the advantage. Brianna Decker had two assists, and goalie Maddie...

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Canada opens Four Nations Cup with win over Sweden

Posted by Amey Doyle on November 08, 2017
Canada opens Four Nations Cup with win over Sweden

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Jennifer Wakefield scored three goals as Canada opened round-robin play at the Four Nations Cup with a 9-0 rout of Sweden on Tuesday afternoon at Florida Hospital Center Ice.

Meghan Agosta scored twice and Marie-Philip Poulin, Rebecca Johnston, Sarah Potomak and Sarah Nurse also scored.

Genevieve Lacasse stopped all nine shots she faced. Sweden’s Lovisa Berndtsson made 30 saves.

"I think it’s huge to get that win," Wakefield said. "We were a bit slow coming out...

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Check out your favourite player at the Bell Centre when Les Canadiennes play against Kunlun Red Star

Posted by Amey Doyle on November 08, 2017
Check out your favourite player at the Bell Centre when Les Canadiennes play against Kunlun Red Star

Many of your favourite Doyle Hockey Development Instructors will be taking the ice at the Bell Centre on Saturday November 11th 2017 when the face of against the CWHL team from China!  Kunlun Red Star will be the first team from China to ever play in an NHL arena!  

Everyone at the game has a chance to win a trip for 2 for 10 days to China so don't miss the action! The puck drops at 1pm.

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Four Nations Cup will show how Canadian women’s hockey team stacks up

Posted by Amey Doyle on November 06, 2017
Four Nations Cup will show how Canadian women’s hockey team stacks up

At this stage of the season it's more about the process than the results.

So the fact Canada's national women's hockey team managed a split in the first two games of a six-game series against the highly regarded United States leading up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea is neither good nor bad.

And the fact Team Canada has a .500 record (2-2-1) in five games against boys' triple-A teams in the Alberta Midget Hockey League is neither here nor...

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CHINA SPURS FIRST-EVER PLAYER SALARIES IN CWHL

Posted by Amey Doyle on October 02, 2017
CHINA SPURS FIRST-EVER PLAYER SALARIES IN CWHL

Two new expansion teams are joining the Canadian women's circuit and they're bringing revenues that allow the league to finally pay its pros

Women’s hockey took a baby step in the right direction this week when it was announced that the CWHL would begin paying its players. Following the path forged by the rival NWHL two seasons ago, the Canadian league will now have stipends ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 for its athletes, according to an article in the Globe and Mail.

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Announcing - First Ever Female Goalie Camp

Posted by Amey Doyle on May 16, 2017
Announcing - First Ever Female Goalie Camp

Doyle Hockey Development is very excited to announce that we have partnered up with 3-time Olympian Kim St-Pierre and GoalieTutors.com to offer our first ever Female Goalie Camp!  The goalie camp will take place during our week-long camp from June 26th – 30th 2017 at CEGEP St. Laurent.  The goalies will be on the ice 3 hours per day and take part in specific goalie drills as well as goalie specific off ice training and conferences that cover important components for goalies off the ice.

"I...

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