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Less drama this week but a little more fun!

Mar 8, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Team USA hockey player Angela Ruggiero speaks during a press conference at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at Beverly Hilton.
Mar 8, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Team USA hockey player Angela Ruggiero speaks during a press conference at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at Beverly Hilton.
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If you're here you probably already know SBNation is looking for a site manager for their new women's hockey blog.

Sledge Hockey

Canadian Women's National Team member Christine Gauthier won gold in powerlifting at the Invictus Games this week.

Her teammate Sarah Mickey was honoured by Alberta Human Services.

NCAA

Lindsay Gibbs at ThinkProgress explores How Title IX Forced Female Coaches Out Of College Athletics based on this report from the Center for Investigative Reporting.

IIHF

Hockey legend Angelo Ruggiero has joined the staff for the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

Serena Tsang of Team Singapore tells Fit to Post Sports "Why I Play"

CWHL

Spooner and other Furies spent part of Mother's Day at the 5th annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest.

Hayley Wickenheiser was in Medicine Hat over the weekend helping to develop girls hockey for the local girls.

Women Talk Sports has an article about the Calgary edition of CWHL road hockey fundraiser Pave the Way this Sunday. (The Furies and Thunder are cohosting the Toronto edition on the same day in Markham, come on down! Or up... for a lot of people, Markham is up).

Dave Pendrys recaps the Bladesfest tournament from last weekend, with plenty of pictures!

Along the Boards talks about the Inferno GM vacancy - what Chantal Champagne brought to the job and what a new GM will need to do.

CWHL contracts are two years so there won't be a lot of news outside the draft, but Megan Myers' contract was up and she has chosen to re-sign with the Blades, which is definitely good news.

The league is looking for new additions to its volunteer pool.

NWHL

For some reason EA Games hasn't adopted this amazing artwork by Jonesy from High Heels and High Sticks for NHL 17.

After the Riveters' big signings last week, Mike Murphy wants to know, is there room for Fujimoto?

And continuing from last week, the final part of his series on Rebuilding the Riveters. Kate Cimini completes the Today's Slapshot series on free agents each team should target with her piece on the Connecticut Whale.

Tatiana Rafter continues From the Rafter, her weekly column about the life of an NWHL player for Stanley Cup of Chowder.

The Whale are moving to a new rink for the 2017-18 season.

More details on recent signings: