WoHo: This week in the women’s hockey world

Welcome back to an exciting and relevant WoHo column – on the heels of International Women’s Day, smack dab in the middle of Women’s History Month – there is loads of good women’s hockey stuff to recap! Let’s take a look at what’s going on with the PWHPA, the NWHL, and women’s hockey in general, shall we?
Let’s start with Women’s Worlds. An announcement was made this week about the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament:

The @IIHFHockey announced this afternoon that the 2021 Women’s World Championship has been moved to May 6–16, while remaining in Halifax and Truro. https://t.co/994auf5FBt
— The Ice Garden (@TheIceGarden) March 4, 2021

The tournament has been pushed back to account for COVID concerns, and allow for proper preparations of medical personnel and COVID safety protocols. The IIHF is hopeful that despite the delay the tournament will proceed in May, in Canada. It’s always exciting to watch the best in the world compete, so this is definitely something to look forward to.
Over in Seattle, the Kraken are putting their stamp on women’s hockey by partnering with Black Girls Hockey Club on their scholarship program:

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Author: Mer / The Leafs Nation

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