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With Canada’s success on the international stage, female hockey has continued to grow. Opportunities for players, coaches and officials to be involved in minor hockey and high performance programs have increased in large part to programs and events held across Canada.
Whether you’re a young girl or an adult woman, a veteran player or a complete rookie, there are activities taking place across the country to help celebrate the fifth annual IIHF World Girls’ Hockey Weekend.
Take a step-by-step look at the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence, follow the road to Canada’s National Women’s Team and get more information on the CIS, CWHL and female development initiatives, only in the Guide to Female Hockey in Canada.
Through female hockey, players experience passion, exhilaration and excitement. They are given opportunities to learn and improve technical skills, challenge themselves, have fun and make new friends.
Esso Fun Days give participants a free introduction to women’s hockey.
The Hockey Canada coaching programs are designed to provide coaches with the tools necessary to improve athlete development. 
With Canada’s success on the international stage, female hockey has continued to grow. Opportunities for players, coaches and officials to be involved in minor hockey and high performance programs have increased in large part to programs and events held across Canada.
Whether you’re a young girl or an adult woman, a veteran player or a complete rookie, there are activities taking place across the country to help celebrate the second annual IIHF World Girls’ Hockey Weekend.
Since the first-ever IIHF World Women’s Championship in 1990, female hockey has grown exponentially. The following statistics chart the growth of registered female hockey players in Canada.
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2018 OLY: USA 3 – CAN 2 SO (Gold Medal)
Irwin and Poulin scored, but Canada fell to the U.S. in a shootout.
2018 OLY: CAN 5 – OAR 0 (Semifinal)
Wakefield scored 2G, sending Canada to a sixth-straight Olympic final.
2018 OLY: CAN 2 – USA 1 (Preliminary)
Geneviève Lacasse made 44 saves, backstopping Canada to a win over the U.S. and first in Group A.
2018 OLY: CAN 4 – FIN 1 (Preliminary)
Meghan Agosta and Mélodie Daoust had a goal and an assist apiece, and Canada made it two-for-two.