Karissa Donkin

Karissa Donkin is a journalist in CBC's Atlantic investigative unit. You can reach her at karissa.donkin@cbc.ca.

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First PWHL trade paying dividends in playoffs for Minnesota and Boston

Sophie Jaques and Susanna Tapani are both shining on new teams after the PWHL's first trade in February. Minnesota and Boston are tied 1-1 in the best-of-five Walter Cup final. Game 3 is set for Friday at 7 p.m. ET.

Four things to watch ahead of Game 2 of the PWHL Walter Cup final

Boston hosts Minnesota for Game 2 of the best-of-five championship series on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET.
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PWHL playoffs: Toronto's inability to score leads to Minnesota-Boston final

Over three playoff games against Minnesota, Toronto couldn't solve goaltender Maddie Rooney when it mattered most.

Top draft pick and new coach: PWHL New York GM has a long off-season to-do list

Choosing a new head coach and first-overall draft pick are on Pascal Daoust's priority list this summer.

'It's a big loss': PWHL Toronto lose Natalie Spooner for rest of the playoffs with knee injury

PWHL Toronto will have another chance to move on to the Walter Cup final on Wednesday night (8 p.m. ET) after it was announced the league's leading regular-scorer Natalie Spooner will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

The PWHL this week: Goals remain in short supply as Walter Cup playoffs heat up

Montreal is looking to avoid elimination when the team takes on Boston for Game 3 on the road on Tuesday. Boston leads the best-of-five semifinal series 2-0.

Women's hockey in spotlight as inaugural PWHL playoffs take centre stage

With the inaugural PWHL playoff matchups set, top-seeded Toronto will take on a winless-in-five Minnesota team, while Montreal expects a physical series from 3rd-place Boston.

PWHL Toronto picks Minnesota as 1st-round playoff opponent

The best-of-5 series between Toronto and Minnesota will begin Wednesday evening in Toronto. Montreal will play Boston in the other semifinal series, which begins Thursday evening in Laval, Que.

The PWHL this week: Top spot still up for grabs as teams prepare for playoffs

Three teams are in contention for the top spot in the PWHL, which will give them the chance to pick their first-round playoff opponent between the third- and fourth-seeded teams.

Top spot in the PWHL and attendance record at stake in latest Montreal-Toronto showdown

More than 21,000 fans are expected at Saturday's Montreal-Toronto game, which you can watch at 1 p.m. ET on CBC TV, CBC Gem, the CBC Sports app and CBCSports.ca.