Tag Archives: Womens hockey

PWHL Draft: Minnesota selects five forwards and two defensemen

PWHL Minnesota takes defenseman Claire Thompson with third overall pick; Five Minnesota-born players drafted The second annual Professional Women’s Hockey League Draft was held Monday in St. Paul at Roy Wilkins Auditorium. The draft consisted of the six franchises and seven rounds. A total of 42 players were drafted. Complete draft list here: https://www.thepwhl.com/en/2024-pwhl-draft PWHL […]

PWHL Minnesota wins three straight games to eliminate Toronto and advance to PWHL Finals

Minnesota makes Toronto regret picking them in the first round After being down 2-0 in the series and facing elimination twice, PWHL Minnesota overcame all odds winning three straight games and advancing to the first-ever PWHL Final series. Minnesota won game five, the final game of the series 4-1 against Toronto, in the Six on […]

Butorac and PWHL Minnesota win game four in a double overtime thriller

PWHL Minnesota will head back to the Six after tying the series at two apiece Coon Rapids’ own Claire Butorac plays hero as PWHL Minnesota takes down Toronto 1-0 in a double-overtime thriller. After losing the first two games of the series in Toronto, Minnesota responded with two consecutive shutout wins of their own and […]

Jim Scanlan looks back on his 10-year coaching journey with Bemidji State Women’s Hockey

Beavers’ winningest women’s hockey coach steps down after a 10-year career After a decade of work with Bemidji State University women’s hockey, Jim Scanlan announced on Monday, April 8, that it was time to step down as head coach. Scanlan was hired as just the fifth head coach in Bemidji State women’s hockey history on […]

Dickerman Named Minnesota State Women’s Hockey Head Coach

  MANKATO, Minn. – Shari Dickerman has been named the fifth Head Coach in Minnesota State women’s hockey history, announced by Director of Athletics Kevin Buisman on Monday (March 11). Dickerman has been a member of the coaching staff since 2009 and served as Acting Head Coach earlier this season during Head Coach John Harrington‘s medical leave of […]

PWHL Minnesota makes history with the franchises first win

By: Jackson Boline There’s a buzz in the air this week and for good reason. The PWHL dropped the puck on the league’s inaugural season, starting with one game each day since the New Year. Monday was the PWHL’s first game featuring New York and Toronto. Ella Shelton was the league’s first goal scorer, netting […]

U of Delaware to add Division I Women’s Hockey

School becomes 45th D-1 Women’s program The University of Delaware will add women’s ice hockey as a varsity sport and join College Hockey America (CHA), effective July 1, 2025, it was announced Friday. Delaware becomes the 45th college or university to sponsor a Division I women’s ice hockey program. A national search for a varsity […]

Gustavus to defend their title as MIAC women hit the ice for 2023-24 season

Gustavus was first MIAC team to win national title BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) women’s hockey teams are back on the ice for the start of the 2023-24 season. For the first time in history, the reigning NCAA Division III women’s hockey national champion hails from the MIAC, as Gustavus claimed the program’s […]

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic features 2 Olympic medal winning coaches

Joel Johnson and John Harrington to lead their squads Nov. 9 at Maple Grove Ice Arena St. Thomas University (4-6-0) will meet Minnesota State University (2-6-0) in the annual U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic, Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. CST, at the Maple Grove Ice Arena in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The Tommies are coached by Joel Johnson, who was […]

PWHL unveils new logo

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE (PWHL) INTRODUCES OFFICIAL LEAGUE LOGO PWHL logo represents its athletes, six original teams, and a new beginning for women’s hockey TORONTO, ON (October 24, 2023) – The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) has revealed the league’s official logo ahead of its inaugural season. The unique mark projects a bold simplicity that […]