Canadian goalie Szabados takes move to NWHL in stride
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — Two-time Olympic medalist Shannon Szabados is used to facing shots in men's leagues this time of year. Now, the veteran goaltender is perfectly happy competing in the Four Nations Cup and for Buffalo in the women's pro league.
"I loved my time playing men's hockey," Szabados said. "I don't know at 32 that a 65-game schedule is what my body needs."
US Olympian Pfalzer returns to NWHL Beauts for 3rd season
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Olympic team defenseman Emily Pfalzer is returning to play for her hometown National Women's Hockey League Buffalo Beauts for a third season.
The Beauts announced they agreed to terms with their captain on Thursday in what becomes the team's latest high-profile addition. She joins a Buffalo team that includes Canadian Olympic team goalie Shannon Szabados as well as U.S. Olympians in goalie Nicole Hensley and forward Dani Cameranesi.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Having already blazed a trail in men's professional hockey, three-time Canadian Olympic team goalie Shannon Szabados will continue her career by finally giving the women's pro game a try.
Putting aside thoughts of retiring, Szabados cited opportunity and proximity as reasons she signed with the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's Hockey League.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three-time Canadian National Olympic team goaltender Shannon Szabados has agreed to sign with the U.S.-based National Women's Hockey League Buffalo Beauts.
Szabados won a silver medal and was the Olympic tournament's top goalie after allowing four goals in three games at the Winter Olympics in February. She has an 8-1 record in the winter games, and also won gold medals in 2010 and '14.
Canada women beat Russia 5-0, will meet US in hockey final
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — It's part of the routine now, as much a staple of the Winter Games as the medal ceremonies, the doping scandals or the sequins on the figure skating costumes.
The United States playing Canada for the Olympic women's hockey gold medal.
Jenner scores in OT, Canada beats United States 2-1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Shannon Szabados said the Canadian and United States women's hockey teams could play 100 times and it would not get boring.
That was true in another close game Sunday.
Brianne Jenner scored 37 seconds into overtime, Szabados made 27 saves and Canada beat the United States 2-1 in a pre-Olympic exhibition game.