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How to Watch: NWHL, CWHL playoffs

Let’s raise some trophies!

Clarkson Cup and the Isobel Cup
Laine Schuck (left), Michelle Jay (right)

NWHL

The NWHL will stream all of the playoff games on Twitter, as part of their Twitter partnership.

Play-in game

(5) Connecticut Whale at (4) Metropolitan Riveters - Thurs., March 7 at 7 p.m. et
Preview
Goal by Goal: Riveters beat Whale; 5-2

Semifinals

(3) Boston Pride at (2) Buffalo Beauts - Sat., March 9 at 7:30 p.m. et
Preview
Beauts beat the Pride, 4-0

(4) Riveters at (1) Minnesota Whitecaps - Sun., March 10 at 1:30 p.m ct (2:30 p.m. et)
POSTPONED DATE TBD

(4) Riveters at (1) Minnesota Whitecaps - Fri., March 15 at 7 p.m. ct (8 p.m. et)
Weather-related travel issues stopped the Riveters from getting to Minnesota for the originally scheduled semi-final game. The semifinal was rescheduled on March 11 for the next Friday, in consultation from the players involved.

Isobel Cup Final

To be played at the highest seed - March 16 or 17

Riveters/Whitecaps vs (2) Buffalo Beauts - March 17 at 1 p.m. ct (2 p.m. et)
After the second semifinal was postponed due to weather, the scheduling of the Isobel Cup final got, for lack of better word, smushed.

CWHL

Semifinals

Only the second game of each series will be streamed by the league.

(4) Toronto Furies at (1) Calgary Inferno
Preview

(3) Markham Thunder at (2) Les Canadiennes de Montreal
Preview

  • Game 1: Fri. March 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET (streaming on Les Canadiennes YouTube)
    Les Canadiennes beat Thunder; 3 - 0
  • Game 2: Sat. March 9 at 6 p.m. ET (streaming on CWHL Watch)
    Markham won, 4-3
  • Game 3 (if necessary): Sun. March 10 at 1:30 p.m. ET (streaming on Les Canadiennes YouTube)
    Montréal won, 5-0, to win the series and advance

Clarkson Cup semifinal recap

Clarkson Cup

(1) Calgary Inferno vs (2) Les Canadiennes de Montréal - March 24 in Toronto

The game will be televised on Sportsnet.

For the second year in a row, the Clarkson Cup will be held in Toronto at the Coca-Cola Coliseum, the home of the Toronto Marlies (AHL). Puck drop is at noon eastern.