Canada begins the tournament Thursday, against Switzerland at 9 AM EST, and then faces off against the United States Saturday at 12:30 EST followed by games against Russia and Finland to wrap up the group stage.
As the final horn went off and equipment thrown into the air, the Calgary Inferno celebrated their second Clarkson Cup in four years and their history, with a 5-2 victory over Les Canadiennes de Montreal, crowning them Canadian Women’s Hockey League champions.Les Canadiennes captain Marie-Philip Poulin just as she did throughout the game, could only watch.
When Caitlin Heale taught her girl’s hockey teammates the haka, she didn’t think too much of it.
“It was just a thing that I taught that’s from my culture when we went to training camp,” she said.
Last summer, Heale choreographed the tribal war dance, famously performed by the national rugby team in her home country, New Zealand. She shared it with her teammates from the Toronto-Leaside Junior Wildcats. The haka is meant to intimidate an opponent. Heale was quite surprised, however, when her Canadian teammates took it as seriously as she did.
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