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Category: NWHL

NWHL players shine during All-Star weekend

Minnesota Whitecaps’ skating superstar Kendall Coyne Schofield. (Photo courtesy of The Ice Garden.) The NWHL’s top players treated hockey fans in Nashville to an entertaining weekend, including the Skills Challenge at Ford Ice Center on Feb. 9 and the All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena on Feb. 10. A sold out crowd witnessed the impressive skills […]

Women’s hockey showcased at the NHL skills competition

Photo courtesy of NHL.com. The NHL had its all-star festivities this past weekend, but the biggest story was the impressive performances by several female hockey players. While those who have paid attention to the CWHL and NWHL know the skill level of these players, the NHL’s event provided an opportunity for women’s hockey to showcase […]

2018 NWHL Draft recap

Photo courtesy of NWHL.zone. The NWHL finished off 2018 with their two-day draft from December 20-21st. The first two rounds included notable Olympians and NCAA athletes. Annie Pankowski (F) was the first overall pick, selected by the Metropolitan Riveters. At the time of the draft she was the leading goal scorer for the Wisconsin Badgers, […]

Strong start for the undefeated Whitecaps

Photo by Kirsten Burton. Courtesy of Minnesota Whitecaps. The most recent weekend of NWHL action featured back-to-back wins for the Minnesota Whitecaps, adding to their streak of six consecutive wins to open the franchise’s inaugural season. On home ice at TRIA Rink, the Whitecaps squeaked by the Buffalo Beauts in a pair of one-goal games. […]

New NWHL team signs two Olympic gold medalists

The newest team of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), the Minnesota Whitecaps, just signed two 2018 Olympic gold medalists: Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein. Having been former Minnesota Gophers (University of Minnesota), Junior Whitecaps and fans of the Whitecaps franchise, it only made sense for Brandt and Stecklein to want to join the Minnesota […]

New NWHL team signs 2018 Olympic gold medalists

The newest team of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), the Minnesota Whitecaps, just signed two 2018 Olympic gold medalists: Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein. Having been former Minnesota Gophers (University of Minnesota), Junior Whitecaps and fans of the Whitecaps franchise, it only made sense for Brandt and Stecklein to want to join the Minnesota […]