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NWHL Commissioner Steps Down Amid Changes

Dani Rylan Kearney will step down as commissioner of the National Women’s Hockey League as the organization will use a different governance model going forward, based on one used by the National Hockey League and other professional leagues. Taking over as Interim Commissioner is Tyler Tumminia, who most recently served as chairman of the Toronto […]

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NWHL’s Toronto Six Finds Inaugural Season Home

The Toronto Six, the NWHL’s sixth team and its only team in Canada, will have its home games at the Canlan Ice Sports facility in nearby York, Ontario. The facility in the north of Toronto houses six ice surfaces including a 1,200-seat Olympic-sized rink that will be the Six’s home rink. Toronto will also be […]

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Hosts Announced For 2022 USA Hockey National Championships

USA Hockey has announced its sites for the 2022 USA Hockey National Championships with 10 different cities in six states crowning champions. USA Hockey has conducted the championship tournaments since 1938 with teams from all across the United States crowned champions across various classifications. As part of USA Hockey Nationals, more than 4,000 players compete […]

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Kraken’s AHL Affiliate Delays Start, Moves Arena Construction

The future home of the Seattle Kraken’s American Hockey League affiliate will be on the move in California. The Kraken, itself an NHL expansion team that will start in the 2021–2022 season, announced the change from Palm Springs to Palm Desert to become part of a sports and entertainment arena in the Coachella Valley. The […]

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Henderson, Nevada, Approves Bonds for New Arena

The Vegas Golden Knights‘ new AHL affiliate in nearby Henderson, Nevada, got one step closer to having its own facility when the Henderson City Council voted to approve $60 million in bonds for a new 6,000-seat multipurpose venue in the city. The vote approved the funding for construction, with approval for the construction itself to […]

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NWHL Expands With First Team in Canada

The National Women’s Hockey League has announced an expansion team in Toronto that will play when the league opens its sixth season. The team will be the league’s first in Canada. The ownership team will be led by Johanna Neilson Boynton, who played four years at Harvard and is the CEO and co-Founder of Boynton […]

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Raleigh to Host 2021 Outdoor NHL Game

The National Hockey League will bring its Stadium Series event to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 2021, with the Carolina Hurricanes to host a team to be determined on February 20. The game will be staged at Carter-Finley Stadium, the home of the North Carolina State football team. The stadium seats more than 57,500 spectators. The 2021 […]

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NHL Leaves New Sled Hockey Bench as an Event Legacy

A new on-ice prototype for sled hockey benches has been unveiled as part of a legacy effort from the Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series game to be played in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The program, a partnership between the NHL, the Colorado Avalanche, USA Hockey and Athletica Sport, is designed to accommodate sled players […]

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Golden Knights Buy San Antonio AHL Team for Relocation

The Vegas Golden Knights have bought the American Hockey League franchise in San Antonio with the intentions of moving it to Henderson, Nevada, before the start of the 2020–2021 AHL season. The purchase and relocation is subject to approval from the American Hockey League Board of Governors. The San Antonio Rampage are currently the top […]

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