For the first time since the Canadian Women’s Hockey League formed in 2007, players competing in the nation’s highest level of women’s hockey will receive financial compensation for their efforts.
Every kid who hits the ice at a young age wants to make the National Hockey League (NHL).
Last year, 888 skaters played in the NHL for at least one game. With well over one million registered hockey players in North America alone, the odds of getting to the top level is unquestionably low. That doesn’t stop players from chasing their dreams at the professional level.
When Ryerson introduced the sport media program to the school of radio and television arts in 2014, there was a bit of mystery to the program. But in March of 2014, Sportsnet gifted Ryerson with close to $750,000 to build upon the program. It truly was the future of the industry.
Enter Victor Findlay, a fourth-year Ryerson sport media student who has become the exact student the school was hoping to create.