Welcoming the Minnesota Whitecaps to the NWHL

On May 15th, 2018, The National Women's Hockey League officially expanded for the first time! The NWHL added Minnesota as their fifth team, in addition to their original "founding four" teams. When the league was established in 2015, there were four teams; the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale, and New York (now Metropolitan) Riveters. … Continue reading Welcoming the Minnesota Whitecaps to the NWHL

Potential Conn Smythe Winners

Now that we're down to four teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs, it's time to look at who the potential Conn Smythe Trophy winner might be. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded at the end of the Stanley Cup Final to the player who is deemed the most valuable to his team during the playoffs … Continue reading Potential Conn Smythe Winners

NHL Star-Studded World Championship

The 2018 World Championship will take place in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark. The tournament began Friday, May 4 and will conclude with the finals being on Sunday, May 20. As always, since the tournament is taking place at the same time as the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, many key stars will be missing. However, this leaves room for … Continue reading NHL Star-Studded World Championship

Seattle Hockey Has a President

Seattle hockey is back in the news with another update. But this time, it’s about their newly appointed president and CEO. Tod Leiweke has been in the sports industry for a long time, and now he’s dipping his toes into the Seattle hockey world. But just who is he? Tod Leiweke is actually the brother … Continue reading Seattle Hockey Has a President

New York Rangers Prospect Update

At the trade deadline, the New York Rangers acquired a few new prospects. While fans have definitely heard a lot about the newer acquisitions, the trades tended to leave players already in the farm system in the dust. Two of the best prospects in the Rangers system right now are Filip Chytil and Lias Andersson. … Continue reading New York Rangers Prospect Update

NWHL Playoffs 2018: Catching up With the Riveters After the Isobel Cup

On Sunday, March 25th, 2018, the Metropolitan Riveters won their first Isobel Cup in NWHL history. After the game, we caught up with some of the team’s key players to see how they felt after winning the championship. Here’s what they had to say! First, we spoke to Harrison Browne. He became the second player … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: Catching up With the Riveters After the Isobel Cup

Riveters Shutout the Beauts to Win the 2018 Isobel Cup

The NWHL Final was this weekend with the Buffalo Beauts playing the Metropolitan Riveters in Newark, New Jersey. The Riveters won the Isobel Cup 1-0, making this not only the first Cup appearance, but also the first Cup win for the franchise. The lone goal was scored by Alexa Gruschow, while goaltender and MVP Katie Fitzgerald … Continue reading Riveters Shutout the Beauts to Win the 2018 Isobel Cup

NWHL Playoffs 2018: First Round Recap and Isobel Cup Final Preview

Last weekend, the NWHL held their first playoff games of the 2017-2018 season. On Saturday, March 17th, the Boston Pride visited the Buffalo Beauts, with the latter-mentioned team coming out victorious. The next day, Sunday, March 18th, the Metropolitan Riveters hosted the Connecticut Whale, with the aforementioned team emerging as the winner. The Isobel Cup … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: First Round Recap and Isobel Cup Final Preview

Roadrunners, Barracuda Split Midweek Series

After a successful California road trip, the Roadrunners took three of four points from the Barracuda in their midweek set. Tucson got out to a 1-0 lead midway through the first period Tuesday night with a goal from Conor Garland, playing in his 100th career AHL game. Lane Peterson added to the Roadrunners' lead, making … Continue reading Roadrunners, Barracuda Split Midweek Series

Preds Clinch Playoff Birth

The Nashville Predators became the first team in the league to secure their spot in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the Avalanche. Nashville has now made the playoffs four straight seasons and 11 times in the franchise's 19 year-history. Nashville got out to a 1-0 lead late in … Continue reading Preds Clinch Playoff Birth