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IIHF U-18 High Performance Camp, Russian WNT camp, Canadiennes, Habs, Whale, Blades... it's summertime and everyone's going to camp.

Players from the Toronto Furies and Boston Blades lead a training session for young Silver Stick players.
Players from the Toronto Furies and Boston Blades lead a training session for young Silver Stick players.
Chris Tanouye / CWHL

Lynx goalie makes 2017 USA Deaf Olympic team | Belleville News-Democrat
Lindenwood University-Belleville women’s ice hockey player, Libbey Breaker, has been named to the 2017 USA Deaf Olympic team.

How The Irish Invented Hockey
This is the story of Canadian hockey, but told as you’ve never heard it before.
In How The Irish Invented Hockey, Geraldine Heaney will go on a dramatic personal quest to discover the roots of a game she loves so much, and the emotional story of her Irish forbears who used hockey to overcome poverty and discrimination to find a place for themselves in a new country.


CIS

Golden Hawk Athletics & Recreation - Eight to be added to Golden Hawk Hall of Fame
This year’s athlete inductees include men’s football players Dillon Heap and Hugh Lawson, women’s soccer players Alyssa Lagonia and Tania Pedron, women’s hockey player Liz Knox and women’s curler Danielle Inglis.

CWHL

The Calgary Inferno are participating in the Calgary Stampede this year and they've brought the Clarkson Cup along! (check out their twitter feed for some of their adventures and scheduled appearances)

Breaking down the Toronto Furies (and CWHL) Schedule | The LeafsNation
Katy points out some highlights to watch for in the upcoming season.

CWHL announces 2016-17 schedule and 10th anniversary plans - Pension Plan Puppets
Both the Furies and the Thunder will open the season at their respective home rinks on October 15th.

Eyes On the Prize continues their Canadiennes season review with Jordanna Peroff as well as Sophie Brault and Chelsey Saunders.

Blades Seek Interns for 2016-2017 Season
College student in the Boston area looking for somewhere to do an internship for credit? The Blades are hiring.

The Blades are holding a Youth Summer Training Camp in August, as are Les Canadiennes and (separately but also for girls and with Canadiennes participation) the Habs.


NWHL

The Connecticut Whale held week one of their hockey camp. For details on joining week two check here.

NWHL Announces Opening Weekend Details - The Victory Press
The NWHL will open its second season with a three-day, weekend-long series of events from October 7-9 at HARBORCENTER in Buffalo, New York.

Returning To NWHL - Not As Roster Players But Practice Players
The NWHL is closing in on its free agency deadline ...

Pride Need To Make Room For Carpenter's Contract - TSS
The Isobel Cup Champion Boston Pride currently have just six players under contract. The Pride's big three forwards remain unsigned.

Johnston Ready For Any Role On The Revamped Riveters - TSS
Earlier this month, New York Riveters' captain Ashley Johnston was able to take time out of her busy rehab schedule to talk to Today's SlapShot.

New York Riveters May Seek To Replace Drafted Kim Newell - TSS
The New York Riveters have built a strong team for the 2016-2017 season with newly-named general manager Chad Wiseman manning the helm.

The Connecticut Whale's Anya Battaglino talks NWHL on Pack Trackers.

The NWHL CapPro was a little out of date earlier this week, so a reminder that Jashvina Shah keeps an alternate version available at The Victory Press.

Buffalo Beauts' Devon Skeats, Hailey Browne and Lindsay Grigg all in attendance!

IIHF

Women’s camp is on
VIERUMAKI – The 2016 IIHF Women’s High-Performance Camp has kicked off on Saturday evening with some of the top U18 players from countries with the potential of making the Olympics that includes additional development programs open to all countries.

Introducing Milena Tretyak
Looking at the rosters of the 2016 IIHF Women’s High-Performance Camp there can always interesting names be found. One that caused reason for speculation at the camp at the Sport Institute of Finland in Vierumaki is... Tretyak. Milena Tretyak.

The Russian Women's National Team held a summer camp for 28 players in late June and early July.

Film inspired by female ice hockey team
As the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are approaching, a winter sport movie awaiting its release this August will shed light on a less popular sport and cool down the summer heat.

GB Women relishing Slovakia test – British Ice Hockey
Great Britain Women’s Head Coach Cheryl Smith says next week’s trip to Slovakia will be of massive benefit ahead of November’s Olympic qualification tournament. (GB Women Squad for trip to Slovakia – IHUK)

International Leagues

:Hong Kong Women’s Ice Hockey League (HKWIHL) 2016 - 2017 is now open for registration.