The Wraparound: July 3

Links from around women’s hockey

The biggest news out of the last two weeks is that Kim St-Pierre was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There’s a whole section of pieces on her.

If you only read one a few things...

I guess maybe I should change the name of this section during the off season because there’s rarely only one piece in here when I look back at two weeks.

Taryn Jacobs: An Indigenous Role Model In The Making
Taryn Jacobs is one of the provinces top young hockey players, and will be looked upon as a role model for other young, female, Indigenous hockey players.

National team striker Tanskanen’s promising season in Sweden was broken in the autumn with a brain injury - 25-year-old striker still doesn’t know if he can even continue his career | Yle Sports
Vilma Tanskanen’s dream is to continue her career as a hockey player. If the return to the troughs is successful in the coming season, there will be a venue in Finland.

Talking racism in hockey...But Is Hockey Canada listening? |
A Zoom call on Monday night might have the power to shake up hockey culture in Canada. At least that’s what the organizers are hoping for.

‘It’s being a part of something unique’: a conversation with two Team Trans players | The Ice Garden
Team Trans was set to play the Madison Gay Hockey Association before the pandemic cancelled the series.

Kim St-Pierre to the HHOF

Kim St-Pierre named to Hockey Hall of Fame | The Ice Garden
She is the first female goaltender to be named to the Hall.

Audio: Kim St-Pierre hopes her HOF selection will help inspire more girls to play |
The three-time Olympic gold medallist talks about getting the call that she was going into the Hockey Hall of Fame, telling her family the news, if she ever thought joining the Hall was a possibility, the growth of the women’s game since she first picked up the sport, and her involvement with BOKS - a program aimed to get kids active.

Video: Kim St-Pierre continues to break barriers in hockey | CityNews
Three time Olympic gold medalist Kim St. Pierre will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November. Lindsay Dunn speaks to her about becoming the first female goalie to get the honour.

Kim St-Pierre’s Hall of Fame journey almost never happened | Eyes On The Prize
The first female goaltender to be inducted into Hockey’s Hall of Fame had adversity at almost every turn.


Sarah-Ève Coutu-Godbout will line up with the Toronto Six | l-express
Interview with the Quebec hockey player

Boston Pride Hockey Player Trades In Jersey For Lab Coat As Essential Researcher | WGBH
Mallory Souliotis is keeping her focus off the ice as she helps research oncology during the pandemic.

Source: NWHL teams to have multiple jerseys in 2020-2021 | The Ice Garden
Home, away...maybe a third?

NWHL’s Toronto Six release their inaugural season jerseys | The Ice Garden
Home, away, and third jerseys were all released.

2020–21 NWHL Signing Tracker | The Ice Garden
Keep track of who signs ahead of season six of the NWHLWe’ll keep including this every time so you can keep track of the signings, especially since our roster recaps run on opposite weeks from this, so those will always be a week behind.


2020-21 PWHPA Tracker | The Ice Garden
Keep up as the PWHPA announces the players who will be joining the organization for their second season.


Gophers women’s coach Brad Frost looks ahead after abrupt finish |
Minnesota’s season was canceled just before the NCAA tournament, and now the coach is planning for a new season amid the uncertainties created by the coronavirus pandemic.

Change, growth inevitable for WCHA and Women’s Commissioner Jennifer Flowers after tumultuous first year |
It’s been one year since Jennifer Flowers took over the job as Women’s Commissioner of the WCHA. She’s faced a number of surprises in those first 12 months, but is optimistic about what the future holds - even if she’s not quite sure what that future looks like right now.

Video: Coaches Corner: Maura Crowell - Fox21Online
For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with UMD women’s hockey head coach Maura Crowell about how the pandemic has impacted communication with her team, as well as recruits.

Mark Digby to guide Oswego State women’s ice hockey team into the future |
OSWEGO — The Oswego State women’s ice hockey team has turned to a familiar face to guide the program through the pandemic and into the future.

Grace Zumwinkle ready to lead going into her senior season | The Minnesota Daily
Perhaps no team at the University of Minnesota felt the sting of its season being canceled more than the Gophers’ women’s hockey team. Minnesota was three wins away from its seventh national championship when the remainder of the season was called off over the coronavirus concerns.

A conversation about NCAA DI analytics with Nayan Patel | The Ice Garden
What DI data is available to the public and what comes next in women’s college hockey analytics


Summer talk in SDHL: Kajsa Armborg, Leksands IF |
The transcript of the SDHL’s podcast with players


Where We Stand, as July Approaches | CONWAY'S RUSSIAN HOCKEY BLOG
In the Women’s Hockey League, most of the issues this spring and early summer have surrounded the situation at Agidel Ufa.

30 players invited to the summer camp of the national team | Swiss Hockey News

IIHF releases locations for 2021 World Championships, including Olympic qualifying tournaments | The Ice Garden
Locations and groups and countries, oh my!

Erica Ayala is pushing the conversation in women’s hockey | The Ice Garden
Her video series features conversations with a variety of players.

“He got a total game and started in moderate beats” | Hockey Sverige
In “Future Ladies’ Crown, we meet today Djurgården’s talented forward Julia Tärnblom. Here she tells about when she played with guys in the early teens and ended up in a fight with an opponent

Rivalry Week

It’s Rivalry Week at all of SBNation so here’s two our of our pieces plus one on the Beauts from Die By The Blade.

Best rivalries in the NCAA | The Ice Garden
The top rivalry, plus players to watch, in each NCAA Division I conference

The three best rivalries in the NWHL | The Ice Garden
AKA The Many Beefs of Madison Packer

Rivalry Week: Beauts and Rivs | Die By The Blade
Beauts’ bitter battles with former statements are those for the ages