Canadian Women's Hockey League

Clarkson Cup

The Clarkson Cup

What is The Clarkson Cup?


The 2015 edition marks the seventh annual Clarkson Cup, which recognizes the top women's hockey team in the Canadian Women's Hockey League.

The league itself includes teams on both sides of the American-Canadian border, featuring the Boston Blades, Brampton Thunder, Calgary Inferno, Montreal Stars and Toronto Furies.

The Clarkson Cup was named after former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson. It is widely regarded in the women's hockey world and beyond as The Stanley Cup of women's hockey, as it is quickly becoming the ultimate trophy to strive for in this fast-growing female sport.  

This season the Toronto Furies look to defend their first-ever Clarkson Cup title, the Boston Blades battle for the chance to hoist it a second time, three-time cup-winning Montreal Stars want to make it four, and both the Calgary Inferno and Brampton Thunder will be fighting for their first chance to claim CWHL championship bragging rights.

This year the Clarkson Cup playoff tournament takes place March 4-7 at Marham Centennial Arena, the third straight year the venue has hosted this prestigious female hockey event.

For more information on the 2015 Clarkson Cup, please contact media@cwhl.ca with questions.

Photo courtesy of Brandon Taylor, CWHL

2015 Clarkson Cup Schedule

All 2015 Clarkson Cup games will take place at the Markham Centennial Centre, located at 8600 McCowan Road in Markham, Ont.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Game 1 - Time TBD 
Game 2 - Time TBD

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Game 3 - Time TBD 
Game 4 - Time TBD

Friday, March 6, 2015
Game 5 - Time TBD 
Game 6 - Time TBD

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Championship Game for 2015 Clarkson Cup - Live time and broadcast times TBD

Purchase your tickets in person or online via the CWHL Ticket Store.

All games will be streamed online, with the exception of the Championship Game, which will air on Sportsnet. Additional details to be confirmed in near future.

Clarkson Cup Past Champions

Clarkson Cup History & Past Champions

2006 - The Clarkon Cup was originally presented to Canada's National Women's Team at a ceremony in Toronto, Ont. It was not awarded to any particular team based on playoff results.

2009 - The Montreal Stars win the first-ever Clarkson Cup, defeating the Minnesota Whitecaps 3-1 on March 21 at the K-Rock Centre in Kingston, Ont.

2010 - The Minnesota Whitecaps shut out the Brampton Canadettes-Thunder 4-0 on March 28 at Elgin Barrow Arena in Richmond Hill, Ont.

2011 - The Montreal Stars win their second Clarkson Cup title, blanking the Toronto Aeros 5-0 on March 27 at the Barrie Molson Centre in Barrie, Ont.

2012 - The Montreal Stars win their second straight and third total Clarkson Cup championship, beating the Brampton Thunder 4-2 on March 25 at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls, Ont.

2013 - The Boston Blades beat defending champions the Montreal Stars 5-2 for their first-ever Clarkson Cup title March 23 at the Markham Centennial Centre in Markham, Ont.

2014 - The Toronto Furies won their very first Clarkson Cup title by edging defending champions the Boston Blades 1-0 in a shootout, possible the most thrilling Canadian Women's Hockey League championship game to date.

2015 - Who will win the 2015 Clarkson Cup? Only time will tell as the 2014-15 season unfolds before hockey fans on both sides of the border.  Buy tickets to a game, follow the CWHL on Twitter and "like" the CWHL on Facebook so you won't miss a second of the action from the best women's hockey in the world!

For more information or league interview requests, please email media manager Kristen Lipscombe at media@cwhl.ca.

Photo of Cassie Campbell-Pascall & former Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson courtesy of The Canadian Press.

Clarkson Cup Contacts


Commissioner Brenda Andress: bandress@cwhl.ca

Administration and Finance Director Jamie Cafissi: jcafissi@cwhl.ca (ticket and pricing enquiries)

Marketing and Communications Director Jennifer Smith: communications@cwhl.ca (marketing initiatives and proposals)

Media Relations and Content Manager Kristen Lipscombe: media@cwhl.ca (interview requests for league reps, team staff, players, etc.)

 

 

2013 Clarkson Cup Final