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Category: PWHPA

The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting women’s professional hockey.

Hockey’s week in review: top stories from Jun. 22-26

The Toronto Six unveiled their jerseys this week for their inaugural season. (Photo credit: Toronto Six/Twitter) In case you missed the top news stories and happenings across women’s hockey last week, here’s an overview of everything from each day during the week of Jun. 22 to 26, 2020. June 22 The Toronto Six agreed to […]

Hockey’s week in review: top stories from Jun. 15-19

In case you missed the top news stories and happenings across women’s hockey last week, here’s an overview of everything from each day during the week of Jun. 15 to 19, 2020. June 15 The Metropolitan Riveters announced the signing of forward Emily Janiga, who spent last season with the PWHPA. Janiga will appear in […]

The NWHL and PWHPA communities speak out against racism in hockey

Both the NWHL and PWHPA are fighting for gender equality in professional hockey, as the game doesn’t provide an equal opportunity for everyone simply based on gender identity. However, another lingering injustice speaks to the value of intersectionality. Following the murder of George Floyd—and many other deaths of Black people —the most significant civil rights […]

PWHPA to implement new structure for 2020-21 season

The PWHPA announced a new region-based format ahead of the 2020-21 season. This new structure will consist of five training hubs in Calgary, Minnesota, Montreal, New Hampshire, and Toronto, removing the Buffalo and Tri-State hubs. This decision was made based on feedback from the PWHPA’s members, improving player access to dressing rooms, coaches, support staff, […]