Former Badgers players are nominees for the International Ice Hockey Federation Female Player of the Year award.
The Americans won their 10th women’s world hockey championships title and first in four years with a 6-3 win Sunday night.
Hilary Knight scored three times, including the go-ahead goal with 3:10 left in regulation, and the Americans won their 10th women's world hockey championships gold medal and first in four years with a 6-3 win over cross-border rival Canada. Caroline Harvey had a goal and assist, and Abbey Murphy and Cayla Barnes, with an empty-net goal, also scored. The Americans scored four unanswered goals in the third period.
It'll be United States and Canada meeting in the women's world hockey gold medal game for the 21st time in 22 tournaments. Captain Hilary Knight, Amanda Kessel and Tessa Janecke each scored twice, and the United States secured its berth with a 9-1 rout of the Czech Republic. The two-time defending champion Canadians advanced with Sarah Fillier scoring three times in a 5-1 win over Switzerland in the other semifinal.
Jamie Lee Rattray scored the winner in the ninth round of the shootout and Canada beat the United States 4-3 Monday night in the final preliminary round game for both teams at the women’s world hockey championship. The teams will turn their attention to the quarterfinals on Thursday after finishing 1-2 atop Group A.
Caroline Harvey is quickly establishing herself as one of the United States women's hockey team's rising stars. The 20-year-old play-making defender is competing in her second world championship tournament in suburban Toronto, and made her national team debut at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. She is part of second-year coach John Wroblewski's emphasis to develop youth and incorporate team speed.
The two-time defending champion Canadians are considered the favorites entering the International Ice Hockey Federation women's world championships this week. Canada returns a talent-laden and experienced roster that features just one player making her tournament debut, and 17 skaters who were members of the team that won gold at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. The United States team is one in transition, and retooling under second-year coach John Wroblewski. While Hilary Knight returns to compete in her 13th world tournament, the Americans' roster includes five skaters making their national team debuts. The 10-nation, 12-day tournament opens in suburban Toronto on Wednesday.
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After the United States took the first three games of the seven-game national women’s Rivalry Series, Canada has bounced back with three consecutive wins, including Monday night’s 5-1 victory at the sold-out Colisee Videotron. The seventh and deciding game will be played Wednesday at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec.
Former Badgers athletes and administrators celebrated the introduction of 11 new hall of fame members.
Former Badgers women's hockey players are big parts of the U.S. and Canada rosters for the World Championship that starts Thursday in Denmark.…
Hilary Knight scored six goals and had 10 points during her fourth Olympics to lead the Americans. She was rewarded Tuesday for her standout Games.
Nurse and Desbiens were among five former Badgers players who became Olympic champions with a victory against the U.S. in Beijing.
Here's how former Wisconsin women's hockey players helped set up another US-Canada game for Olympic gold
The North American rivals won their Olympic women's ice hockey semifinal games Monday, with Canada's Sarah Nurse going to the top of the Olympic scoring chart.
Hilary Knight scored for the U.S. in its closest initial game of an Olympic playoff round since a semifinal shootout loss to Sweden in 2006.
Hilary Knight scored twice as the Americans improved to 3-0 in pool play.
Sarah Nurse hat trick drives another Canada Olympic women's hockey rout; Hilary Knight scores for US
The North American women's hockey powers both moved to 2-0 in the Olympic tournament thanks to help from former Wisconsin Badgers.
These 24 athletes from Wisconsin or who have played or are scheduled to play for the University of Wisconsin were selected to compete in the 2…
Former Badgers star Hilary Knight is the face of a U.S. team preparing to defend its latest Olympic title at the Beijing Games.
Hilary Knight is set to compete in a fourth Olympics for the Americans, tying a record for former Badgers athletes.
She was once the youngest, but at age 32, Hilary Knight, a veteran of three Olympic teams, is now the oldest player on the U.S. women’s ice hockey national team roster.
Hilary Knight had two goals and an assist to break Cammi Granato's U.S. points record in women's world hockey championship play, helping the Americans beat Japan 10-2 on Saturday in the quarterfinals.
Hilary Knight tied former U.S. star Cammi Granato's record for goals in women's world hockey championship play with 44 in the Americans' 3-0 victory over Finland on Sunday night.
The Women's World Championship was rescheduled from May and moved from Halifax to Calgary.