Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team
Mar 29, 2017, 01:45
Canada's women are paid $1,500 per month, 12 months per year, while the US women say they are paid only $1,000 a month for the six months before an Olympic Winter Games and nothing the rest of the time.
Brittany Ott, a goaltender for the Boston Pride of the National Women's Hockey League, and Annie Pankowski, a junior forward at the University of Wisconsin, said the email from USA Hockey was not an invitation but rather an inquiry about their availability.
On Sunday, Octagon agent Allan Walsh, whose clients include Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, tweeted that the USA men's national hockey team could also boycott the men's world championships in a show of solidarity.
The United States women's hockey team is boycotting the upcoming IIHF Women's World Championship game in MI this weekend while fighting USA Hockey for a deal that treats them equally compared to the men's team.
Thursday was the same day that USA Hockey began to seek out replacement players for the IIHF Women's Hockey World Championships set to begin in Plymouth, Mich., on Friday.
Five-time Olympic medalist Hayley Wickenheiser says she hopes the US women's hockey team gets "all they are asking for" in negotiations with USA Hockey, as they prepare to boycott Friday's world championships in MI in a protest over compensation. Unlike the men's team, the U.S. Women's team has been a perennial gold medal favorite in worldwide play and widely viewed by hockey fans as a true hockey world power. The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, in 2016, filed a pay discrimination charge with the EEOC against U.S. Soccer, alleging they unfairly are paid less than the mean's team.
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The women, who are 3 time champs, are favored to win again.
The women's team has vowed to boycott next week's world championships if USA Hockey doesn't address the players' concerns over what they feel is inadequate compensation and support. In non-Olympic years, players only receive a stipend between $700 and $2,000 from the USOC.
The ladies have strengthened their stance through social media utilizing the trending hashtag #BeBoldForChange.
The letter to USA Hockey builds on Leahy's record of pushing for equal treatment for women athletes.
The Women's Hockey Team has been trying to get fair wages for more than a year.
"We are incredibly grateful for the support we have received from the hockey community, professional players associations across the sports world, fans, and beyond", read a statement released by the female hockey players.
The U.S. Women's National Hockey Team has medaled in every Olympics since 1998, when Women's Hockey was first added as an Olympic Sport.
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