Fresh Ice: A Cartoon About the National Women’s Hockey League -The Toast

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Super huge thanks to everyone who answered my nosy questions about your fan experiences! All the responses were really interesting and helpful as I put the comic together. Thanks especially to those directly quoted: Julie G., Amy Smift, Steph S., Charlotte Ohl, Kate Shea, Laura Kemper, and Emily.

Other Sources

NWHL Official Website
CWHL Official Website

Dani Rylan’s piece for the Players’ Tribune

Other articles covering the NWHL’s launch

Articles on the NWHL’s money troubles

Articles on the current lawsuit against the NWHL

On interleague shade

NHL Winter Classic, 8 January 2016

Recent incidents allegedly involving NHL players, referenced in the comic:
Patrick Kane
Mike Ribeiro 1, 2
Semyon Varlamov 1, 2
Slava Voynov 1, 2, 3, 4

Molly Brooks is a freelance illustrator and comics-maker in Brooklyn by way of Nashville. At this very moment she is probably eating jelly beans and DEFINITELY drinking tea.

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