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Women's World Championships: March 28 - April 4, 2015

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The Women's World Championships begin today in Sweden and run until April 4.

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Today the Women's World Championship kicks off with the most interesting match of the round robin between Canada and the United States:

Canada vs. United States, 11 am, TSN 1, 3, 4, 5

Tomorrow, Sunday, Canada takes the ice again:

Canada vs. Russia, 10 am, TSN 1, 3, 4, 5

For the full tournament schedule click here. For TSN's broadcast schedule click here.

The tournament runs this week, with the gold medal game taking place on April 4.

World Championship Links:

  • 23-year-old superstar Marie-Philip Poulin, who scored two goals - including the game winners - in each of the last two Olympic gold medal games has been named captain of Team Canada [TSN] fresh off finishing her college career [Globe & Mail]
  • American superstar Hilary Knight has a GoPro [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • Five things to know about the Worlds [TSN]
  • Veteran Caroline Ouellette has been added to the Team Canada roster [Hockey Canada]
  • Full Team Canada roster [Hockey Canada] Canada is in the middle of a youth movement, bringing 10 first timers to the World's [Globe & Mail]
  • Zoë Hayden previews the tournament [NHL Numbers]
  • A staple on the national team since 1994, Hayley Wickenheiser will miss the World's. The 36-year-old has a foot injury and is recovering from surgery [Globe & Mail]

Women's Hockey Links:

  • The World Chanmpionships concludes an exciting month for women's hockey. The Boston Blades won the Clarkson Cup earlier in the month [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • This week a National Women's Hockey League was announced [Stanley Cup of Chowder] [Outlook Hockey] with four teams: Buffalo Beauts, New York Riveters, Connecticut Whale, and Boston Pride.