Team Germany head coach Christian Künast implementing a more aggressive style

Germany is no stranger to the top division of the IIHF Women's World Championship, or even to having success at that level. Back in 2017, the Germans took the World Championship by surprise, advancing past Russia in the quarterfinals by a score of 2-1 and playing in the semifinal round for the first time. They … Continue reading Team Germany head coach Christian Künast implementing a more aggressive style

Finland National Team Roundtable with Venla Hovi, Emma Nuutinen, and Minttu Tuominen

This week, the 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship will start up in Espoo, Finland. It's the first World Championship being held in Finland since 2009. To give some insider perspective on the tournament, the country of Finland, and Finnish women's hockey, At Even Strength sat down with three members of the Finnish women's national team: … Continue reading Finland National Team Roundtable with Venla Hovi, Emma Nuutinen, and Minttu Tuominen

Chloé Aurard and Team France set to debut in the top division at Women’s Worlds

If you've watched Chloé Aurard take a shift, you've already seen that she knows her way around a hockey rink. She is always hunting down the puck, always looking to dish a pass through a seam, always thinking of what the next play should be. She's got a great feel for the game. So it … Continue reading Chloé Aurard and Team France set to debut in the top division at Women’s Worlds