Women's hockey

Brianna Decker, left, Alex Rigsby and Cayla Barnes of USA celebrate winning the 2019 IIHF Women's World Championships preliminary match between USA and Canada in Espoo, Finland, Saturday April 6, 2019. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 8:32 pm
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Annie Pankowski scored the winning goal on a second-period power play Saturday, leading the United States to a 3-2 victory over Canada at the women's world hockey championships. Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield also scored for the Americans while goalie made Alex...
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Brianna Decker of the U.S, center, celebrates with teammate Kendall Coyne Schofield after scoring her side's fifth goal during the 2019 IIHF Women's World Championships preliminary match between Finland and USA in Espoo, Finland, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 4:10 pm
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Hilary Knight put the U.S. ahead during a five-goal third period Thursday, rallying the Americans past host Finland 6-2 on opening day of the women's world hockey championship. The U.S. women have won the last four worlds and seven of the last eight. The reigning Olympic...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, Calgary Inferno's Brigette Lacquette, left, battles for the puck with Les Canadiennes de Montreal's Lauriane Rougeau during the second-period action of the Clarkson Cup hockey game in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Women's Hockey League will discontinue operations on May 1, the league announced Sunday, March 31. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 04, 2019 - 2:57 am
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Some of the top women's hockey players in the world are vowing to use their voices to shape the future of the sport in North America after the six-team Canadian Women's Hockey League announced it is shutting down after 12 seasons at the end of this month. The CWHL announcement...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 24, 2019, file photo, Calgary Inferno's Brigette Lacquette, left, battles for the puck with Les Canadiennes de Montreal's Lauriane Rougeau during the second-period action of the Clarkson Cup hockey game in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Women's Hockey League will discontinue operations on May 1, the league announced Sunday, March 31. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 02, 2019 - 7:30 pm
The National Women's Hockey League is moving swiftly to expand to Toronto and Montreal following the demise of its Canadian-based rival. NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan told The Associated Press on Tuesday the league's board had approved an investment plan to establish teams in Canada's two largest...
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April 02, 2019 - 9:46 am
The American women have beaten Canada in seven of the last eight world hockey championship finals, including a 3-2 overtime win two years ago in Michigan. Most expect another showdown between the top two national teams at this worlds, which opens Thursday in Espoo, Finland. Canada will play...
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United States' Tobin Heath, second from right, is congratulated on her goal by Mallory Pugh (11), Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan (13) during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Brazil Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
March 11, 2019 - 3:12 am
While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay. The players accuse the U.S. Soccer Federation of "institutionalized gender discrimination" that includes unequal pay with their counterparts on the men...
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February 14, 2019 - 9:24 am
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A discrimination and retaliation award is growing for a former women's hockey coach who sued the University of Minnesota Duluth. A federal judge granted a motion Wednesday to award Shannon Miller an additional $460,000 in pay and future benefits. That brings the total award to...
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Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton (40) makes a glove-save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
February 13, 2019 - 10:38 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NHL goaltenders prepare for the unpredictable, ready for pucks deflecting off sticks, bodies, feet or a divot in the ice, past all the gear designed to help defend their net. The freaky, fluky or simply weird goals can be laughed off by goalies who know sometimes the puck...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 file photo, P.K. Subban, left, and Lindsey Vonn arrive at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tenn. Of all the people flying in to attend Lindsey Vonn’s final race _ her dad and other family members, U.S. Ski Team top brass and maybe even legendary Swedish skier Ingemar Stenmark _ one very significant other will be missing. P.K. Subban, Vonn’s boyfriend and a defenseman for the NHL’s Nashville Predators, has a game to play in Tennessee on Sunday hours after Vonn bids skiing goodbye in the downhill at the world championships in Sweden. “I would've liked to be there for that and celebrate with her,” Subban told The Associated Press. “I've got to do the best I can to support her from afar." (AP Photo/Al Wagner, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:49 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Of all the people flying in to attend Lindsey Vonn's final race — her dad and two siblings, U.S. Ski Team top brass and even Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark — one very significant other will be missing. P.K. Subban, Vonn's boyfriend and a defenseman for the NHL's Nashville...
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United States' Kendall Coyne skates during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star weekend, in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 31, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield said Thursday she doesn't believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction this week. McGuire was criticized on social media for the situation that occurred during Wednesday night's...
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