Jayna Hefford

This week on WONK host Edward Greenspon talks to Jayna Hefford, SVP of Hockey Operations at the Professional Women’s Hockey League.

Hefford is one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians, having won four straight gold medals. She’s also one of the top goal scorers ever to play the game of hockey. Now she’s turning her considerable talents to the Professional Women’s Hockey League, a six-team league of elite players that hits the ice next month, on Jan. 1. In this episode, she talks about inspiring a new generation players, working with Billie Jean King and what it takes to launch a brand new league.

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