Knight fights for next generation of women

Knight fights for next generation of women

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 22: Gold medal winner Hilary Knight #21 of the United States celebrates after defeating Canada in a shootout in the Women's Gold Medal Game on day thirteen of the PyeongChang. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

CRANBERRY, Pa. — A couple of major changes happened in the professional women's hockey landscape in the spring of 2019

On March 31, the Canadian Women's Hockey League announced that it would cease operations on May 1, after 12 seasons. The six-team league had paid its players a stipend in its final two seasons in existence. The CWHL's folding left the five-team National Women's Hockey League as the only organized professional women's league in North America.

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