🏒 Here comes the turning point
The latest on the Canadian teams at the NHL playoffs
There were a few icy missteps in last night’s playoff action, but the Canadian teams have plenty of time to get back on track as the seven-game first round series continue.
April 24, 2024
🏒 Fly like a jet stream
How Canada’s NHL playoff teams are faring after the first weekend of games
And they’re off! With the NHL Playoffs officially underway, here’s what you need to know about Canada’s teams as things continue to heat up on the ice.
April 22, 2024
⚙️ How it works
Everything you need to know about the 2023–24 NHL Playoffs
After grinding through 82 regular season games, it’s time to wipe the slate clean. Only 16 wins stand between 16 NHL playoff teams and the Stanley Cup, the hardest trophy to win in sports.
April 20, 2024
🏒 The PWHL effect on women’s hockey by the numbers
PWHL has demonstrable effect on IIHF Women’s World Hockey championship
The U.S. lost to rival Canada in OT in the gold medal match of this year’s IIHF Women’s World Championship last night in Utica, NY. The competition, which began in 1990 and has featured these two nations in the championship 22 out of 23 times, introduced a new element to the ice this year: the PWHL. Here’s how the pro women’s hockey league is impacting the game.
April 15, 2024
🏒 The thrill of the fight
Team Canada defeats Team USA 6–5 in overtime at the IIHF Women's World Hockey Championships
After losing the IIHF World Championship (WWHC) at home to Team USA last April, Canada returned the favor last night, defeating the Americans 6–5 in overtime to win their 13th World Championship. The greatest rivalry in sports lives on.
April 15, 2024
🏒 No, the other Will Smith
No. 3–seed Denver and No. 1 Boston College will face off in tomorrow’s NCAA men’s hockey national championship
The puck drops on the NCAA Championship game tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
April 12, 2024
🏒 Iced out
The NCAA men’s Frozen Four begins tomorrow with two offense-heavy matchups
The NCAA men’s Frozen Four will face off tomorrow on ESPN2, with two tickets to Saturday’s national championship up for grabs.
April 10, 2024
🏒 It’s about that time
How Canadian NHL teams are faring with playoffs looming
April 03, 2024
With only 17 days until the puck drops on the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the clinching scenarios are in full swing.
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Ep #360

PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

April 23, 2024
PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

Hey there!

Today’s episode of The GIST of It is for the girls with a two-parter full of women’s sport updates. First up, Steph Rotz and guest co-host Lauren Tuiskula discuss yet another historic PWHL weekend along with everything you need to know heading into the final push to the playoffs.

Then in part two, Steph and Lauren highlight world No. 1 golfer Nelly Korda and her recent dominance after the American notched her LPGA record-tying fifth consecutive tour victory over the weekend. Tee-rific.

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🏒 A dish best served cold
The 2024 IIHF Women’s Worlds Championship starts today
The 23rd IIHF Women’s Worlds Championship, aka the top women’s hockey tournament, begins today in Utica, NY, with a fierce rivalry likely taking center stage.
April 03, 2024
🏆 More hardware than a Home Depot
NCAA championships in men’s hockey and men’s swimming & diving begin this week
The winter sport grand finale frenzy continues this week, with more confetti coming soon
March 27, 2024
🏒 Brr, it’s cold in here
The NCAA Division I women’s ice hockey season culminates with this weekend’s Frozen Four national championship
The sport of women’s hockey just keeps on winning, which means the pinnacle of the collegiate season — this weekend’s Frozen Four — couldn’t come at a better time. Future PWHLers will face off in Sunday’s 4 p.m. ET national championship game, but first, they have to survive today’s semifinals, featuring the nation’s four most dominant teams.
March 22, 2024
🏒 Light that lamp
The puck drops on the NCAA women’s ice hockey national tournament tomorrow
The puck drops on the first round of the national tournament tomorrow — aka perfect timing since women’s hockey is the moment.
March 13, 2024
🏆 Make way for the comeback kids
Colorado wins NCAA Skiing Championships, Arkansas and Texas Tech take indoor track & field titles
Winter sports’ first national champs were crowned this weekend, with more coming down the pipe at breakneck speed.
March 11, 2024