Source: sportsnet.ca, April 22, 2020
Founded in 2015, the NWHL became North America’s first pro women’s league to pay players a salary.
Professional women’s hockey is set to return to Canada, with the National Women’s Hockey League announcing Wednesday it is expanding into Toronto.
The yet-to-be-named franchise has an ownership group led by former Harvard captain Johanna Boynton, features former Brown coach Margaret (Digit) Murphy as its president and already has five players under contract, the NWHL said in a three-page news release.
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