Archive for March 2015

Professional hockey for women? Welcome to the NWHL!

Professional hockey for women? Welcome to the NWHL!
“We very much believe in the importance of the women’s game,” It’s going to take some more time, some more development. And, you know, we’re still trying to grow men’s hockey.” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Last year, I interviewed  Olympic hockey player and Palos Heights, Illinois native Kendall Coyne just prior to going to Sochi... Read more »

Can UConn be stopped in Women's NCAA before Geno Auriemma can't go through hoops anymore?

Can UConn be stopped in Women's NCAA before Geno Auriemma can't go through hoops anymore?
Every way I slice the Women’s NCAA bracket, it comes out the same way. It’ll be the UConn Huskies vs. the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Women’s NCAA Championships. Geno Auriemma will have his 10th title. It goes like this:     For the title, UConn will beat St. Francis Brooklyn, California, and Louisville to... Read more »

DePaul Lady Blue Demons earn second Big East Conference title; 13th NCAA berth awaits

DePaul Lady Blue Demons earn second Big East Conference title; 13th NCAA berth awaits
Was this any real surprise? As predicted earlier in the season, DePaul’s Lady Blue Demons (26-7) earned an automatic NCAA berth (their 13th consecutive) by capturing their second consecutive Big East title. But victory was not so easily won. They did it with a hard-fought 78-68 victory over Seton Hall on Tuesday night. The tournament’s Most... Read more »
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