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- Anne Schleper retires Olympian Anne Schleper officially announced her retirement from the U.S. Women’s National Team Program.
- Tickets for Women’s Worlds Ticket packages for the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship will go on sale to the general public on Sunday (Dec. 18) at 10 a.m. ET.
- Larocque stays focused Like any Canadian hockey player, Jocelyne Larocque detests losing to the Americans.
- U.S. women win in Finland The Four Nations Tournament with four of the top women’s hockey nations ended with the same final ranking as one year ago and Team USA as winner.
The 8 teams are divided into two, four-team groups in the Preliminary Round.
After a single round-robin series in each group, the four teams from Group A and the best two teams from Group B advance to the Playoff Round while the third- and fourth-placed team in Group B will play a best-of-three relegation round series.
To play in the IIHF World Championship, the Olympic ice hockey tournament and the qualifications to these competitions, players must fulfill the following qualification requirements: