April 11, 2024/News Releases

Cleveland Clinic Canada Named Official Healthcare Partner of Toronto’s Professional Women’s Hockey League Team

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TORONTO: Cleveland Clinic Canada announced its partnership withPWHL Toronto of the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) as its official healthcare provider. This collaboration signifies a commitment to supporting the health and wellness of elite female athletes within the hockey league.  

As the official healthcare partner, Cleveland Clinic Canada will provide comprehensive medical services to PWHL Toronto players, including pre-season assessments, injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation. With a multi-disciplinary team of experts specializing in areas like sports medicine andphysiotherapy, Cleveland Clinic Canada will offer quality care to help athletes perform at their best.  

"At Cleveland Clinic Canada, we are passionate about supporting athletes in achieving their highest potential while prioritizing their health and wellness,” said Mike Kessel, CEO and President, Cleveland Clinic Canada. “This partnership aligns perfectly with our commitment to excellence in sports medicine and we look forward to supporting a culture of women’s health and wellness excellence both on and off the ice. 

Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine specializes in the comprehensive care for athletes of all ages and skill levels with the latest advances in sports health medicine and technologies. All athletes have access to state-of-the art sports healthcare.

“PWHL Toronto is grateful for the support we have receivedfrom Cleveland Clinic Canada as our official healthcare partner,” said Gina Kingsbury, PWHL Toronto General Manager. “Partnerships with world-class organizationsare important for our team and help contribute to the growth and success of our league.”

PWHL: Paul Krotz, 647-505-8010, paul.krotz@thepwhl.com
Cleveland Clinic Canada: Meegan Guest, 416-899-3278, guestm3@ccf.org

About Cleveland Clinic Canada:

Cleveland Clinic Canada is the Canadian location of Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit academic medical centre that has provided world-class patient care to people from around the world since 1921. Cleveland Clinic Canada’s multi-disciplinary team of physicians and wellness experts provide in-person care at our clinics in Toronto as well as virtual care across Canada. Their medical experts also work with companies to help them manage organizational risk and improve the health of their employees in a wide range of industries. Patients benefit from the expertise of dozens of Canadian physicians, specialists, and wellness experts, as well as over 3,500 physicians and specialists across the Cleveland Clinic network. Visit clevelandclinic.ca

About the Professional Women's Hockey League (PWHL)

The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) is a professionalice hockey league in North Americacomprised of six teams in Boston, Minnesota, Montréal, New York, Ottawa, and Toronto, each with rosters featuring the best women's hockey players in the world. Visitthepwhl.com to purchase tickets and merchandise, and subscribe to thePWHL e-newsletterto receive the latest league updates. Follow the league on all social media platforms@thepwhlofficialplus all six team accounts@pwhl_boston, @pwhl_minnesota,@pwhl_montreal, @pwhl_newyork, @pwhl_ottawa, and @pwhl_toronto.

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