HERSday on Mile High Hockey was created to celebrate the amazing women who play the game and highlight those women who cover all levels. Every week on HERSday (Thursday) MHH will feature articles written about women’s hockey/written by one of the women on staff. The daily links reflect this theme as well.
Growing the game in China: International transfers and the rules of expansion. [The Ice Garden]
Kenora ice policies shutting out women's hockey league. The Kenora Women's Hockey League used to have 50 or 60 players. Now it has around 12. [CBC]
Players from Toronto, Brampton to rep South Korea in women’s hockey at Olympics. [The Star]
Western University’s annual symposium on sports concussions, See The Line, is underway for the fifth year. Robarts researchers gave four-time Olympic-champion hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser and Western University women’s hockey assistant coach Kalley Armstrong an update on their mice studies Wednesday morning, part of the school’s fifth annual See The Line concussion symposium. [LF Press]
Five Toronto sisters challenge stereotypes to carry on ball hockey tradition. [The Star]
The Women’s Sports Foundation has selected Brianna Decker as a finalist for the 2017 Team Sportswoman of the Year Award, which is based on athletic achievements over the past 12 months. [USA Hockey]