Welsh making big strides to reach NHL

Kirsten Welsh quickly became an obvious candidate for the National Hockey League’s officiating Exposure Combine back in the summer of 2019.

Prusina at home as voice of the Wranglers

Calgary is home for Sandra Prusina, and now the Scotiabank Saddledome broadcast booth is becoming her home as well. The Calgary Wranglers named her their play-by-play voice last fall, making her the first woman to hold that role in AHL history.

Guay a trailblazer in stripes

Katie Guay had built an extensive hockey resume long before she ever stepped on AHL ice last season, when she became the first woman ever to officiate a game in the American Hockey League.

A life in hockey has prepared Moore for AHL role

In one way, Hayley Moore’s story is quite typical. She grew up with a passion for hockey and wanted to make the sport her career. But Moore’s tale veers off from there and becomes far less the norm.