Five Time World Champion, Sami Jo Small, Brings Women’s Hockey to

Female hockey is under reported and plans to highlight women’s hockey news from grassroots to national levels.

Toronto, Canada, April 23, 2008 --( Former Olympian Goalie and five time world champion, Sami Jo Small, joins today to blog about women’s Hockey in a bi-weekly column. Small will report on women’s hockey tournaments, industry news, profile female hockey players and cover the excitement and frustration of being a female hockey player.

Small says, “I’m thrilled to provide the inside scoop for, a website that wants to draw more attention to Women’s hockey.”’s goal is to cover hockey from arenas and leagues all over the world – not just the NHL.

Launched in Beta in early March, is enlisting influential hockey bloggers from around the globe to encompass not only the NHL, but Minor Pro, College, Junior, Amateur, International and Women’s hockey.

Tim Raleigh,’s COO, says, “Sami Jo is a women’s hockey icon and we’re grateful to have her on board. We hope to draw a lot of attention to all facets of hockey.” re-launches every two weeks with new features including forums and a member blogging network, giving all hockey players, fans and supporters a voice – including women’s hockey players and fans.

For additional information please contact Ceri Nelmes or visit

About Sami Jo Small:
Small is a three time Olympian, five time World Champion (including twice as MVP), two time National Champion and she currently trains full-time in Toronto playing for the CWHL’s Mississauga Chiefs. She has a mechanical engineering degree from Stanford University, where she had a track and field scholarship and she also played the men’s PAC-10 conference. She was the first woman to play in the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League and is a world class speaker and hockey school coach.

About is an international community website for hockey fans and players. It features hockey news and up-to-the-minute stats, fantasy hockey, hockey forums, hockey equipment, newsletters and blogs. Hockey enthusiasts can create a profile, blog, get a email address, get exclusive offers, win prizes and join in the conversation.

Ceri Nelmes, Business Development Manager
Hockey Corp.
(519) 837-2544 ext.6339

Ceri Nelmes
519 837 2544