Blowouts on the decline
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Scores getting tighter at Women’s Worlds[more]

Malmo Isstadion Malmo  SwedenFinland's Riikka Valila faces off against USA's Alex Carpenter: Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
Are blowouts declining in international women’s hockey? That might sound like an odd question after several fairly one-sided games on the final round-robin day.

But let’s look at the big picture.

When Canada trounced Slovakia 18-0 in its opener at the 2010 Olympics in... [more]

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Switzerland comeback earns historic medal[more]

Bolshoy Ice Dome Sochi  RussiaThe Swiss women’s national team celebrates after winning the bronze medal game of the 2014 Olympics against Sweden. 15 players from the Sochi 2014 are playing in Malmo. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
20 February 2014. The first inkling of something big came in Burlington, Vermont at the 2012 Women’s World Championship.

The Swiss went undefeated in the preliminary... [more]

Borgqvist buries Germany

It’s Finland-Switzerland, Russia-Sweden in QF[more]

Sweden's Anna Borgqvist celebrates after scoring Sweden's second goal against Germany. Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
Sweden’s 4-0 win over Germany earned the hosts a match-up with Russia in Wednesday’s quarter-finals. The Finns will face Switzerland in the other quarter-final.

Japan... [more]

Canada takes down Finns

Spooner pots pair in 6-2 triumph[more]

Malmo Isstadion Malmo  SwedenCanada's Natalie Spooner #24 and Brianne Jenner #19 celebrate after a goal against Finland. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Canada clinched the second seed in Group A with a 6-2 victory over Finland. Natalie Spooner led the way with two goals and an assist.

Jennifer Wakefield also stepped... [more]

Swiss back in quarters

Surprising Japanese lose first game[more]

After the setback against Sweden, the Swiss women’s national team made it back... [more]

Hats off to Lamoureux!

U.S. stays perfect with romp over Russia[more]

Jocelyne Lamoureux's hat trick lifted the U.S. to an 9-2 thrashing of Russia... [more]

Freibergs suspended

Latvian out two years for doping[more]

ZURICH – The IIHF Disciplinary Board has handed down a two-year suspension to... [more]

Paigin suspended for stick throw

Russian player to miss two games[more]

ZURICH – The IIHF Disciplinary Board has issued a two-game suspension... [more]



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