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]

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]

Rosengards Ishall Malmo  SwedenSwitzerland's Alina Muller (#25) battles for the puck with Japan's Ami Nakamura (#23). Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
After the setback against Sweden, the Swiss women’s national team made it back to the quarter-finals thanks to a 3-0 win against Japan.

The bronze medallist from... [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]

WW Top 25 Stories: #5

First women inducted into IIHF Hall of Fame[more]

17 May 2008. Typically the IIHF Hall of Fame Selection Committee meets in... [more]



Grahm nails it for Sweden

WW Top 25 Stories: #6

Shootout kings

Korea celebrates in style

Knight in shining armor

Canada rolls over Russia

Japanese blank Germany

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