BOSTON – The only undefeated team left in the National Women’s Hockey League takes on the team that was the preseason favorite to win the league championship on Sunday.
The Connecticut Whale (5-0) travels to Harvard’s Bright Landry Hockey Center for a 3 p.m. match against the Boston Pride (3-2). The game will be televised regionally on NESN and across the country on ESPN3, the online network of ESPN.
The Pride assembled a virtual All-Star team with U.S. Olympians Hilary Knight, Gigi Martin, Brianna Decker and Kacey Bellamy. But Boston has lost two straight games to New York after winning their first three contests. The Whale, who coughed up a five-goal lead a week ago against Buffalo but prevailed 7-6 in a shootout, are led by Olympian Kelli Stack.Continue Reading