What is life like for Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship? Take a closer look at ‘Life Behind the Leaf’ and get behind-the-scenes access to Team Canada – at the hotel, on the bus, in the dressing room – as it chases gold on home ice in Kamloops, B.C.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Style on point in red trackies for pre-game activation. - Natalie Spooner

Canada’s National Women’s Team prepares for its first game of pre-competition camp, facing off with the OHA Selects in Penticton, B.C.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The calm before the storm. One day closer to worlds. - Jill Saulnier

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Thanks for the support Ella and Holly! - Team Canada

Team Canada (left to right: Jill Saulnier, Emerance Maschmeyer, Brianne Jenner, Erica Howe) mingled with some young fans after Wednesday night's win in Penticton.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

After a great last night in Penticton, we're ready for s'more hockey! - Emerance Maschmeyer

Camp is complete. Team Canada will now head to Kamloops, its new home for the next week-and-a-half.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Had an amazing day with my teammates today! - Meghan Agosta

After refueling, Team Canada packs up and says goodbye to Penticton. Next stop, Kamloops!

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Caffeine? Check. Looking fresh? Check. On our way to the first game in Kamloops! #LookGoodFeelGoodPlayGood - Halli Krzyzaniak

Team Canada played in its final exhibition game at the Sandman Centre Saturday night in Kamloops. Canada outshot Sweden 52-16 and finished with a 9-0 tally; thanks to a hat trick from Johnston, two from Wakefield and Spooner, and singles from Krzyzaniak and Agosta.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Safety first, even on picture day. Right, Turnbull? - Sarah Davis

The day before Canada’s tournament opener, Team Canada took to the ice for team photos — and a quick practice to prepare for Monday’s match-up versus the United States.

Monday, March 28, 2016

It’s game day in Kamloops! So excited to kick off the tournament with a game against the USA! Thanks to all those near and far for your support, looking forward to a packed house tonight at the Sandman Centre! - Blayre Turnbull

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The game that's almost as important as the actual hockey game #shouldies #ballislife ✌ - Bailey Bram🏻️

Team Canada loosens up as it prepares for Tuesday night's match-up against Russia.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Day off here in Kamloops... Why not spend it in the sunshine by the water! - Rebecca Johnston🏻️

Team Canada takes advantage of a beautiful day off in Kamloops before closing out the preliminary round tomorrow night against Finland.

Friday, April 1, 2016

So many hockey greats together in one room this morning! #BreakfastofChampions - Marie-Philip Poulin🏻️

Hockey Canada had the honour of celebrating the world’s best from years past (championship teams of 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2004) in Kamloops this week.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Thanks for coming Emily! Your support means everything to our team. - Lauriane Rougeau🏻️

Emily and her mother drove 16 hours from Prince Rupert to Kamloops for a special visit with Team Canada.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Goalie session "Fun Meter" creeping up to 100! Woooooooooo - Brad Kirkwood, goaltending consultant🏻️