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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

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

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

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

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

Connecticut can’t hold four-goal lead in overtime loss to New York

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 19 – During the National Women’s Hockey League’s All-Star break, the Connecticut Whale added some offensive power with the addition of Zoe Hickel, a forward from Boston. Hickel scored a goal on her first shift for the Whale. Perhaps the Whale should upgrade the defense, too. Connecticut coughed up a four-goal leadContinue ReadingContinue Reading