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Category: NWHL

Boston Pride re-sign defending trio Kelly, Rheault and Souliotis

The 2020 Isobel Cup hasn’t been awarded, with a rescheduled date to be determined, but the Boston Pride are looking toward next season. Before the draft, they signed forwards Christina Putigna, Lexie Laing, McKenna Brand, and defender Kaleigh Fratkin to contract extensions. Boston’s big move was acquiring the first overall pick to select hometown superstar, […]

Meet the first signed members of the NWHL’s new Toronto franchise

After weeks of speculation, the NWHL is officially coming to Toronto. It will be the league’s first team located north of the Canada-USA border, bringing the first professional women’s hockey team to the Greater Toronto Area since the CWHL’s Toronto Furies and Markham Thunder. This announcement expands the NWHL to six teams, which is fitting […]

NWHL franchise reportedly coming to Toronto area

The NWHL was forced to postpone the 2020 Isobel Cup Final due to COVID-19, but there has been some off-ice news. Numerous players, including Taylor Accursi of the Buffalo Beauts and Allie Thunstrom of the Minnesota Whitecaps, have signed extensions for the 2020-21 season. Now there are talks of league expansion. With five franchises in […]

PREVIEW: Entering the Isobel Cup playoffs

Photo credit: Meg Linehan The NWHL’s regular season concluded this past weekend, which featured the Metropolitan Riveters and Buffalo Beauts splitting a pair of contests, while the Minnesota Whitecaps won both of their home games against the Connecticut Whale. It may not have influenced the Isobel Cup Playoffs seeding, but teams were given a chance […]

Riveters snag three points against Beauts after two-week break

Photo Credit: The Buffalo News This past weekend, the NWHL’s regular season resumed after a quick break to make room for its All-Star festivities in the schedule. In a pair of games between the Metropolitan Riveters and Buffalo Beauts, the Riveters gained three of a possible four points. The Beauts took game one by a […]

Women’s national team players shine at NHL All-Star Weekend

Canada defeated the USA in the women’s 3-on-3 game on Friday at the NHL All-Star Weekend. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press) ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Jan. 24, 2020) — Following Kendall Coyne Schofield’s success with the NHL All-Stars last year, active and supporting members of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) were invited to compete in the […]