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CANADA STARTS WARM-UP FOR WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WITH SHOOTOUT WIN OVER ST-EUSTACHE

AYLMER, Que. – Cherie Piper (Scarborough, Ont./Brampton, CWHL) scored in the third round of the shootout as Canada's National Women’s Team topped the St-Eustache Midget AAA Vikings 3-2 in exhibition action Wednesday. The game was part of Canada's exhibition series in preparation for the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, which starts April 7 in Burlington, Vt. Canada has another exhibition game against Midget AAA boys, this time a team from Laval-Montreal, before facing archrival the United States at the Ottawa Civic Centre this...

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CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM TO HOST UNITED STATES IN PRE-WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GAME MARCH 31 AT OTT

OTTAWA, Ont. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship host committee, announced Wednesday that Canada’s National Women’s Team will host the United States in an exhibition game March 31 at the Ottawa Civic Centre. The puck drops at 7 p.m. ET on a pre-competition match-up between the top two women’s hockey teams in the world. The game will serve as a warm-up for the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, taking place April 7-14 in Burlington, Vt....

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Montreal wins Clarkson Cup title

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - There won’t be a parade down Ste. Catherine St. or thousands of fans to welcome them home, but the Montreal Stars are Clarkson Cup champions. Again. The Stars held on for a 4-2 victory Sunday over the Brampton Thunder in the Clarkson Cup final in Niagara Falls, Ont., the equivalent of the Stanley Cup for women’s hockey. The Stars have now been crowned Canadian Women’s Hockey League champions for the second straight year and the third time in four seasons. Dare...

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5 COMMON MISTAKES GOALIES MAKE AT ALL LEVELS

I have been a goalie coach for many years, and regardless of the level of the goaltender, I often find that there are common mistakes that goalies make which I feel should be discussed. I have tried to pinpoint 5 major errors and have developed a plan for goalie coaches to identify and to help minimize these mistakes.  I look forward to your comments and additional mistakes that I have maybe overlooked. 1. STOP FOLLOWING THE PUCK 2. NOT USING THE STICK TO SAVE SHOTS...

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