Canada vs. USA Women's Rivalry Series, News (Greater Kingston AAA Hockey)

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Canada vs. USA Women's Rivalry Series
Playing the Leon's Center November 21 @ 5pm


Rivalry Series returns; schedule also features games against Finland, PWHPA all-stars and Junior A clubs

October 21, 2021

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Women’s Team announced its centralization schedule, presented by Sobeys, in preparation for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China.

As part of the six-month journey to Beijing, Canada’s 29-player centralization roster will face the United States in a nine-game Rivalry Series starting Oct. 22 in Allentown, Pa. The Canadian leg of the Rivalry Series will begin Nov. 21 in Kingston, Ont., followed by a game Nov. 23 in Ottawa. Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta., will host the final games in January.  

In addition to the Rivalry Series, the Olympic preparation schedule includes three games in Finland from Nov. 11-14, and a pair of games against an all-star team from the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) in December. It also includes four games against Junior A clubs from the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), in addition to the two games against the Trail Smoke Eaters and Cranbrook Bucks of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) that were played earlier this month.

“We are incredibly fortunate to join the United States, Finland and teams from the AJHL and BCHL to assist us in our preparations for Beijing,” said Gina Kingsbury, director of women’s hockey operations with Hockey Canada. “This four-year Olympic cycle has impacted our schedule and training, and limited our time together as a team. We believe we have put together a plan that will challenge us physically and give us a level of competition that pushes our team to be at our best. This is an opportunity to evaluate ourselves as we face high-caliber teams, and we are grateful to all the groups who are part of our journey.”

The Rivalry Series will be the first best-on-best competition for Canada’s National Women’s Team since it defeated the United States 3-2 in overtime in the gold medal game at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship on Aug. 31.

Tickets for the Rivalry Series games in Kingston and Ottawa go on sale Monday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets start at just $15 in Kingston and $20 in Ottawa (plus applicable fees). Group rates are also available.

Pond to Podium

Canada’s National Women’s Team is also active in the Pond to Podium Development Series, presented by Canadian Tire. The development series is planned for both the Rivalry Series and PWHPA games and is designed to connect coaches, players, officials and parents directly with resources from national team athletes, coaches and staff. It provides practical expertise and behind-the-scenes content for all levels of hockey and will include coach clinics, on-ice skills sessions and national team athlete panels.

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