The United States Women’s National Team players believe their negotiations with USA Hockey over the past 18 months will spur greater promotion of their games.

They could have used it earlier this month.

Although Team USA won its first world championship on U.S. soil, only 20,034 fans attended 22 matches of the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championships March 31-April 7 in USA Hockey Arena.

The specific language of the agreement between the players and USA Hockey that ended the boycott is not to be made public, according to the parties, including how it addresses marketing and promotion.

“It enhances what they’ve done, historically,” said Dee Spagnuolo, of Philadelphia, a lawyer representing the players.

“It’s a change, and we’ll have to make sure that we’re all satisfied with the direction of those changes.”

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