It’s another reality show coming our way, but this time the aim is us –Hockey lovers, old and young, female or male, bored or not!

Starting on March 18th at 10pm, this mini eight part reality show will air during the regular hockey season. “Hockey Wives” is about the lives of the wives and girlfriends of NHL players across the league.

The wives/girlfriends have already been picked and from reading the roster, most have their own lives and careers. Wendy Tippett who married the Coyotes head coach is a real estate maven. Jenny Scrivens is an athlete and a communications expert, she married Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens. Then there is my favorite wife, the former intelligence specialist for the U.S. military Emilie Blum, wife of Minnesota defenceman Jonathon Blum. Why is she one of my favorites? She used to do all the things that make a reality show grow into a smash hit. Spies and secrets in a TV show, never done before! From the lineup, it might be fun to watch this show after all. Some episodes will include the wives of Dustin Brown (Kings Captain), retired player George Parros and the actress wife of the Canucks goalie Ryan Miller.

I am not a reality show watcher at all, but this could be much more than a reality show. Most if not all the featured wives have their own careers.    The Canadian Post has called it a “docu-series.” The main idea behind the show is the challenges of all the relationships that live and grow on the front page of the sport section.

Is it a reality show or docu-series? You be the judge and decide for yourself.


Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, her team is always the Toronto Maple Leafs. Instead of falling for movie stars, Rochelle fell for hockey players. As she grew up, her passion grew to include wanting to be the first female NHL player, the first female 'water' girl for her team and catching a true NHL puck. She did try for the puck, only to learn that A) the puck could have killed her, if she tried to get it or B) you needed to buy one. Years later Rochelle still loves the game! Now a days instead of wanting to join the players, (don't let her fool you, she still wants to join the team) she writes about them. Her one wish in the world is to be alive when the Toronto Maple Leafs win their next Stanley Cup! Rochelle has a certificate in Marketing/Communications at the British Columbia School of Technology and a writing certificate from Simon Fraser University. She has started her own writing company, "From Rochelle's Pen".



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