Category Archives: NWHL

Second period surge leads Riveters past Connecticut

STAMFORD, Nov. 11 – Metropolitan’s Rebecca Russo scored two goals and had an assist to lead the visiting Riveters to a 5-1 win over the Connecticut Whale at Terry Connors Rink on Saturday night. Courtney Burke had four assists for Metropolitan, which improves to 3-0. Goalie Katie Fitzgerald won her third game of the seasonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Whale beat Boston for first time in two years, snap 11-game losing streak

BOSTON, Nov. 4 – A year ago, the Boston Pride rolled through the regular season winning 17 of 18 games. They haven’t lost a game in Boston in nearly two years. But it’s a different season this year. Seven players from last year’s Pride team won’t take the ice for Boston in the National Women’sContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Buffalo holds off late surge to hand Whale 3-2 loss in season 3 opener

STAMFORD, Oct. 28 – The Connecticut Whale scored twice in 10 seconds in the third period but couldn’t overcome a three-goal deficit as the defending National Women’s Hockey League champion Buffalo Beauts opened the season with a 3-2 win over Whale at Terry Connors Rink Saturday. It was the season-opening contest for both teams inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Whale opens new season Saturday in Stamford against NWHL champion Buffalo

STAMFORD, Oct. 25 – The third season of the National Women’s Hockey League opens Saturday with the Connecticut Whale hosting the defending NWHL champion Buffalo Beauts at 7 p.m. in the Whale’s new home – the Terry Connors Rink here in Stamford. The Whale, who played in North Branford a year ago, return to StamfordContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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