Category Archives: NWHL

Whale selects four forwards in 2017 NWHL draft

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – With a look toward the future, the four teams of the National Women’s Hockey League held their 2017 draft Thursday night. The Boston Pride selected Boston College goalie Katie Burt with the No. 1 pick in the draft while the Connecticut Whale selected four forwards. None of the 20 players selected in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

U.S. women’s hockey team wins another world championship in OT

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 7 – For the second time in her career, American forward Hilary Knight scored a goal in overtime to lead the United States to a world championship. In 2011, Knight helped the Americans win a world title over Canada with an overtime goal. Knight, a forward with the NWHL’s Boston Pride, didContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Stack, Skarupa score goals as Americans overwhelm Germany to earn spot in final

PLYMOUTH, April 6 – Connecticut Whale forwards Kelli Stack and Haley Skarupa each scored a goal as the United States women’s national hockey team rolled into the gold medal game at the World Championships with an 11-0 thumping of Germany in Thursday night’s semifinal. The Americans (4-0), the three-time defending world champions, face Canada onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Team USA dominates Russia, 7-0

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 1 – Seven players had at least two points as the United State women’s national team beat Russia, 7-0 at the world championships here.  Kendall Coyne (Minnesota Whitecaps) and Brianna Decker (Boston Pride) each had two goals and two assists for the Americans while Monique Lamoureaux (Minnesota) had three assists. Jocelyne Lamoureaux-DavidsonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Americans return to the ice and beat Canada in World Tournament opener

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 31 – American goalie Nicole Hensley stopped 18 shots including 10 in the third period as the U.S. women’s hockey team earned their 15th straight win at the World Championships Friday night with a 2-0 opening night win over rival Canada. U.S. forwards Gigi Marvin (Buffalo) and Brianna Decker (Boston) had the goalsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

National team, USA Hockey agree on deal; Team to play at world championships

The United State women’s national hockey team and USA Hockey have reached an agreement on a four-year deal that will result in the Americans playing in the IIHF world championship tournament beginning Friday in Plymouth, Michigan. On March 15, the American players threatened to boycott the world championship tournament if a new deal couldn’t beContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Knight, Carpenter help Boston end the season for Connecticut in 8-2 rout

Hilary Knight and Alex Carpenter each had two goals as the defending National Women’s Hockey League champion Boston Pride moved into the Isobel Cup championship game for the second straight year with a dominating 8-2 win over Connecticut Pride on Thursday night at Warrior Arena in Boston. Carpenter had the first two goals of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite two goals from Stack, Buffalo beats Connecticut in final home game

NORTH BRANFORD, March 12—Connecticut’s Kelli Stack had two goals in the third period but former Whale forward Shiann Darkangelo scored with 4:37 left in the game to lift the Buffalo Beauts to a 4-3 victory over the Connecticut Whale in National Women’s Hockey League play on Sunday. It was the final regular season game of theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Connecticut snaps 9-game winless string with victory over Buffalo

BUFFALO, Feb. 26 –Kelli Stack scored with 5:09 left in regulation to give the Whale an insurance goal and help Connecticut snap a franchise-record nine game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Buffalo Sunday in National Women’s Hockey League action. It was Stack’s tenth goal of the season, which is tied for second in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With comeback win over Connecticut, Boston extends record win streak to 25

NORTH BRANFORD, Feb. 24 – The Boston Pride scored a pair of shorthanded goals in the second period and extended their National Women’s Hockey League record winning streak to 25 consecutive games with a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Connecticut Whale Friday night at the Northford Ice Pavilion. Boston (14-0), which has already clinched theContinue ReadingContinue Reading