Women's professional hockey league expands into Montreal

Montreal is finally getting its long-promised women's pro hockey franchise, though the Premier Hockey Federation put the brakes on adding a second ...

July 13, 2022
2:04 PM

Montreal is finally getting its long-promised women's pro hockey franchise, though the Premier Hockey Federation put the brakes on adding a second expansion team entering its eighth season, the league announced Tuesday. In unveiling the U.S.-based, privately backed league's seventh franchise and second in Canada, PHF Commissioner Reagan Carey said it was in the sport's best interest to take a slower approach toward growth to ensure long-term stability. 'Sometimes, there's a little energy and enthusiasm and urgency to add teams.

John Wawrow