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The 2012–13 CWHL season was the league's sixth. For the first time the winner of the Clarkson Cup was from the United States, as the Boston Blades defeated the defending champions Montreal Stars at the finals in Markham, Ontario.


Teams and statisticsEdit

Final standings:[1]

Boston Blades 24 19 4 1 39 .813 72 39 252 10–3–0 9–1–1
Montreal Stars 24 18 5 1 37 .771 105 58 222 11–3–1 7–2–0
Brampton Thunder 24 10 12 2 22 .458 71 83 352 5–4–2 5–8–0
Toronto Furies 24 10 13 1 21 .438 60 72 266 4–4–1 6–9–0
Alberta 24 3 21 0 6 .125 30 86 294 2–10–0 1–11–0

Captains:[1] As almost every hockey team has, there are captains and alternate captains to lead each team. Team Alberta was captained by Bobbi-Jo Slusar with alternates Meaghan Mikkelson, Jenna Cunningham and Erin Duggan. Boston was captained by Caitlin Cahow. Brampton was captained by Jayna Hefford with alternates Gillian Apps and Lori Dupuis. Montreal is captained by Lisa-Marie Breton, with alternates Caroline Ouellette, Noémie Marin and Catherine Ward. Finally Toronto is captained by Tessa Bonhomme with alternates Mallory Deluce, Shannon Moulson and Britni Smith.

Awards and honoursEdit

The 2013 CWHL Awards Gala[2] was held on Mar. 21, 2013 in Markham, ON (during the Clarkson Cup weekend). That night, the league formally recognized the CWHL regular-season champions, the Angela James Bowl winner, the Most Valuable Player, the Goaltender of the Year, the Rookie of the Year, the Coach of the Year, the Defenceman of the Year, and the Humanitarian Award winner. The all-star teams (as voted by the five head coaches) and annual all-rookie team were announced before the start of the 2013-14 season.

CWHL Top PlayersEdit

CWHL All-StarsEdit

First Team All-Stars

Second Team All-Stars

CWHL All-Rookie TeamEdit

CWHL Monthly Top ScorerEdit



  1. ^ a b "Canadian Women's Hockey League CWHL Standings". Archived from the original on January 9, 2014. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2013-11-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)