2013–14 CWHL season
The 2013–14 CWHL season was the seventh in league history. The Montreal Stars finished as regular season champions while the top four leading scorers in the regular season are all Stars players (Ann-Sophie Bettez, Sarah Vaillancourt, Vanessa Davidson and Cathy Chartrand). The Toronto Furies win the 2014 Clarkson Cup, making them the first team to finish in fourth place during the regular season to claim the Cup. Of note, the Calgary Inferno also qualified for their first-ever postseason berth while goaltender DeLayne Brian becomes the first Inferno goaltender with a winning record in the regular season.
- Please see 2013 CWHL Draft
For the second straight season, the Calgary Inferno had the first pick overall. Jessica Wong was selected with the pick by the Calgary Inferno, making her the first visible minority selected first overall in league history. During the first round, Blake Bolden was selected by the Boston Blades, making her the first African-American player to be selected in the round.
- Cathy Chartrand is appointed as the second captain in Montreal Stars franchise history. She was selected by former captain and team co-founder Lisa-Marie Breton.
- Meghan Corley-Byrne earns a shutout in her CWHL debut with the Montreal Stars. In the same contest, Emilie Bocchia logs her first career CWHL goal.
- March 15, 2014: The Montreal Stars host their annual fund raiser for breast cancer.
- Two Toronto Furies players become the fourth and fifth women to play 150 career games in the league. On November 16, 2013, Kristy Zamora reached the milestone. On November 23, 2013, a 4-2 victory over Brampton provided Meagan Aarts with her 150th game.
- January 11: CWHL co-founder Lisa-Marie Breton registered the 100th point of her career.
- February 2: Danielle Stone broke two scoring records in Calgary Inferno franchise history. She began by topping Samantha Hunt's franchise mark for most points in one season. The old mark was 14 and she would surpass it with her 15 point in a 2-1 shootout win against the Montreal Stars. In the same game, she set a new mark for most points in one season by an Inferno rookie.
In that same game, Jessica Wong logged a goal, providing her with seven points in the first five games of her CWHL career, a new franchise record for the Inferno.
- February 8: Vanessa Davidson earns the 100th point in her CWHL career.
- February 9: A victory against the defending Clarkson Cup champion Boston Blades provided Furies goaltender Sami Jo Small with the 60 victory of her career. Of note, she becomes the first CWHL goaltender to reach the 60 wins plateau.
- March 8: In a contest against the Boston Blades, Emmanuelle Blais logs the 100th point in her CWHL career. Of note, she is the third Montreal Stars player to reach the milestone during the season. It marks the first time in CWHL history that three players from the same franchise reach the century mark in the same season.
- March 8: Meagan Aarts of the Toronto Furies earns the 100 point in her CWHL career during a victory against the Brampton Thunder.
- In the second last game of the Boston Blades regular season, Jessica Koizumi logs her 50th career point with the Blades. Of note, this makes her the first player to register 50 points with the Blades franchise.
Awards and honors
The 2014 CWHL Awards Gala was held in Markham, Ontario 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 after the season.
- Ann-Sophie Bettez, Montreal Stars: Angela James Bowl winner (awarded to CWHL scoring champion)
- Ann-Sophie Bettez, CWHL MVP Award
- Cathy Chartrand, Montreal Stars: CWHL Defensive Player of the Year
- Cathy Chartrand, Leading scorer among CWHL Defenders
- Jillian Dempsey, Boston Blades: CWHL Rookie of the Year
- Jillian Dempsey, Leading scorer among CWHL rookies
- Delayne Brian, Calgary Inferno: CWHL Goaltender of the Year
- Sommer West, Toronto Furies: CWHL Coach of the Year
- Cassie Campbell, CWHL Humanitarian of the Year Award (The award was presented to Campbell by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper)
First Team All-Stars
- Goaltender: Christina Kessler, Toronto
- Defender: Blake Bolden, Boston
- Defender: Cathy Chartrand, Montreal
- Forward: Ann-Sophie Bettez, Montreal
- Forward: Danielle Stone, Calgary
- Forward: Jillian Dempsey, Boston
Second Team All-Stars
CWHL All-Rookie Team
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