"At the end of march came chockbeskedet - the canadian damhockeyligan is put down."
"Now protesting players."
"More than 200 players choosing to boycott the next north american season."
"It was just days before ice-hockey world CHAMPIONSHIP in Finland as the decision was announced. The canadian team's original forced to close down their operations."
"This left the NWHL (National Women's Hockey League) as the only league for players in north America."
"Now responds to more than 200 players at the decision - with a boycott."
"the Players wages and the business model in the NHWL is not sustainable. The protest, therefore, by refusing to play in north America next season."
"the Group of players, led by american stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne, the hope that the boycott will lead the NHL to start up a league of their own for women - as the NBA did with the WNBA."
"We may represent different teams, leagues and countries, but we stand together as one,” writes Hilary Knight on Twitter."
"She will post a longer explanation for the protest."
"”To not have any health insurance, and to serve as little as two thousand dollars per season means that the player can't train and prepare enough for the highest level,” it says, among other things."