Japan marches through
The Japanese U18 women’s national team only spent one year in Division I as they win promotion after being relegated the year before.
The unique El Mahmadi
Mariam El Mahmadi fell in love with hockey early in life, and that love continues to blossom even as she prepares for life after her U18 career.
Canada to face U.S. for gold
Canada played flawless defence and a puck-pursuit game to which Russia had no answer, winning 4-0 and advancing to the gold-medal game to face arch-rivals U.S.
U.S. wins 4-0, going for gold
There were moments when Sweden skated with the Americans, and the goaltending of Ellen Jonsson was superb, but in the end the U.S. was just too strong.
Swiss stay up
Switzerland defeated France for the third time in four days, and swept the best-of-three relegation series with a 2-0 win this afternoon.
Czechs take 5th
The Czech Republic finished in 5th place today after defeating Finland, 3-1, in the placement game.
Muller a rising star
Two years ago, she was the youngest player ever to win an Olympic medal in hockey. Last year, she played both the WW18 and senior Women’s Worlds.