U.S. women's hockey team threatens to skip world championship in Michigan
Team wants fair wages
PLYMOUTH, Mich. – The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team will not participate in the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship in Plymouth unless changes are made regarding fair wages and equitable support, the team said Wednesday.
Player Dana Trivigno tweeted Wednesday the team has asked USA Hockey for "equitable support in the areas of financial compensation, youth team development, equipment, travel expenses, hotel accommodations, meals, staffing, transportation, marketing and publicity."
The tournament is scheduled to begin March 31 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth.
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