Is it fair that disgraced senator Don Meredith can collect his pension because he resigned instead of being expelled? By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press on May 11, 2017. CALGARY – Half the players invited to try out for Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team know what’s coming. The other half don’t. Jillian Saulnier has heard veterans talk about meltdowns during the gruelling six months it takes to choose the Olympic team and prepare to battle for gold.
PLYMOUTH, Mich. — An empowered U.S. women's hockey team backed up their off-ice win before the world championship began by winning gold Friday. Hilary Knight blocked a shot in Canada's end and scored on an odd-man rush at 10:17 of overtime to lift the host country to a 3-2 victory and a fourth straight world championship. The U.S. women threatened to boycott the tournament if USA Hockey didn't increase their support, financial and otherwise, to something closer to what the men get.