REBLOG: Meet Kim Davis, a hockey newbie on a mission to boost the NHL’s outreach — TheColorOfHockey

I want to thank Bill Douglas of The Color of Hockey for accepting this story. It was a pleasure to highlight Kim Davis and her new position with the National Hockey League. Editor’s Note: The Color of Hockey is pleased to feature this post written by Erica L. Ayala, a multi-talented New York-based sportswriter, blogger, … More REBLOG: Meet Kim Davis, a hockey newbie on a mission to boost the NHL’s outreach — TheColorOfHockey

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Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 15 – Cayley Mercer

How she bounced back from an injury helped propel her to the Frozen Four and onto this list September 15, 2017 for The Ice Garden The next name on our list Top 25 under 25 list is a reigning NCAA Frozen Four champion. Cayley Mercer led the Clarkson Golden Knights to their second national title … More Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 15 – Cayley Mercer

Boston College seeking elusive NCAA women’s hockey title

Published Aug 23, 2017 for FanRag Sports Coach Katie Crowley has been part of the Boston College women’s hockey program since 2003.  She joined the Eagles as an assistant coach while still competing with the U.S. women’s national team. These days, she has led the Eagles to seven consecutive NCAA appearances and three consecutive Frozen Four appearances. Every year, … More Boston College seeking elusive NCAA women’s hockey title

Beyond The Game Episode 3: Gavin and the Power Play

I dedicate this show in loving memory to my abuela, Osvaldina Sama De Los Santos, and my father, Edwin Ayala.   Erik Wollschlager joins the show to discuss his new book Gavin and the Power Play, as part of the 11 Day Power Play fundraiser for the Rosewell Park Cancer Institute.  Wollschlager is a hockey analyst for … More Beyond The Game Episode 3: Gavin and the Power Play

ICYMI: Blake Bolden will not play in the NWHL for the 2017-18 season

Photo credit (Jessica N. Ayala) The Ice Garden got news that two-time All-Star Blake Bolden would play in Europe for the 2017-18 season. All-Star defender Blake Bolden to Switzerland? #NWHL https://t.co/EDug7KyTks pic.twitter.com/MQGizGmIh0 — The Ice Garden (@TheIceGarden) May 12, 2017 Later, Boston Pride GM Hayley Moore confirmed the news, offering the following statement: “Although we … More ICYMI: Blake Bolden will not play in the NWHL for the 2017-18 season

Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet

Originally posted March 10th for The Ice Garden Katie Fitzgerald debuted her new goalie mask at the 2017 NWHL All-Star Weekend. Prior to the festivities in Pittsburgh, Fitzgerald chatted with The Ice Garden about her new helmet. The Ice Garden: What is the special relationship between a goalie and her helmet? The usually Monday feeling? … More Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet

Molly Engstrom on her decision to play in Sweden

“I’m going to Sweden because of the way things were handled in the NWHL.” On Monday, the NWHL announced the third player departure in the wake of salary cuts. Molly Engstrom of the Whale is the most recent separation; the former Connecticut captain is headed to play for Djurgårdens of the Swedish Women’s Hockey League … More Molly Engstrom on her decision to play in Sweden