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Whale hosting Boston Friday night in Simsbury

SIMSBURY, Jan. 5, 2022 – After a month-long break for the holidays, the Connecticut Whale get back on the ice. The Whale will be hosting defending Isobel Cup champion Boston on Friday night in Simsbury at the International Skating Center of Connecticut, beginning at 7 p.m.

The Whale closed out the 2022 portion of the season with a 6-4 win over Boston to snap a two-game losing streak. Connecticut (3-3-1) had a season-high six goals with league MVP Kennedy Marchment tallying two goals for the first time this season and Taylor Girard and Mallory Soulitos each getting three assists.

Girard has scored at least a point in Connecticut’s last six games.

Tickets are available for Friday’s game at For those not able to get to Simsbury, the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.

Premier Hockey Federation standings
As of Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023

Toronto 7-1-2 22 6 1 1
Boston 7-2 19 5 2 0
Minnesota 4-4-2 14 4 0 0
Metropolitan 4-6 11 3 0 1
Connecticut 3-3-1 10 3 0 0
Montreal 4-4 10 2 0 2
Buffalo 1-4-1 4 1 0 0
Teams earn three points for a win in regulation and two points for wins in OT or in a shootout. Teams earn one point for a loss in OT or in a shootout
Friday, January 6
Boston at Connecticut (Simsbury), 7 p.m.
Saturday, January 7
Toronto at Montreal
Minnesota at Buffalo
Boston at Metropolitan
Sunday, January 8
Connecticut at Metropolitan, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Buffalo
Toronto at Montreal

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