WHKY: U SPORTS alumni heading to Lake Placid for the NWHL’s bubble season

Toronto, ON- Rather than playing their usual schedule of games over a span of a few months, the National Women’s Hockey League is heading to Lake Placid, NY for a two week condensed bubble hockey season. There will be a handful of familiar faces for U SPORTS fans both on the ice and behind the bench. Autumn MacDougall became the first-ever NWHL draft pick to … Continue reading WHKY: U SPORTS alumni heading to Lake Placid for the NWHL’s bubble season

U SPORTS WHKY: GTA Seniors on Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto,ON– The NWHL’s expansion to Toronto has had a ripple effect on women’s hockey in the city. Excitement is in the air, especially if you are a U SPORTS player. For the longest time, the end of your university career marked the end of your hockey career. Now, the opportunity to go pro is here and offers a brand new road for players that they … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: GTA Seniors on Toronto NWHL Expansion

U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

Toronto,ON- The 2020 NWHL draft class is made up of 30 women’s hockey players and this year, it included two players who played their collegiate careers in Canada. Autumn MacDougall of the Alberta Pandas was selected by the Buffalo Beauts in the third round at No. 14 overall and the Toronto NWHL expansion team selected York Lion Erin Locke with the very next pick. Autumn … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto, ON- Toronto The NWHL is coming to Canada! With the league’s announcement that they’ll be bringing a team to Toronto in the 2020-21 season comes a new opportunity for U Sports players. Although many details of the team have yet to be finalized, including where the new team will play, the NWHL’s Canadian expansion is a larger opportunity for more U Sports players to … Continue reading U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion