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12th March NWHL Roundup – New York End Boston’s Streak

This weekend saw the final two games of the 2016/17 regular season, and what a weekend it was. The number 2 seeds, the New York Riveters, had one last chance to deny Boston the perfect season after coming close many times before. Meanwhile, the showdown between the Whale and Beauts would decide who would clinch the number three seed and avoid Boston in the semi-finals.

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4/5th March NWHL Roundup – Boston Dominate

Boston were at home playing back to back games this weekend, looking to maintain a perfect record. Meanwhile, the Rivs were hoping to cause an upset in what could easily be the matchup for the Isobel Trophy Final, and Buffalo were hoping to gain any points to help them lift themselves further above the Whale.

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24/26th February NWHL Roundup – A Whale Of A Time

With Connecticut playing two games this weekend it was going to be make or break to see if the team could get their act together and make a push to overtake Buffalo in the standings. Meanwhile, NY would look on hoping for a Buffalo loss, as that would secure them the #2 seed.

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18/19th February NWHL Roundup – The Greatest Comeback

With the All-Stars back from their trip to Pittsburgh, all eyes are now on the fast approaching playoffs. With the final stretch now underway, the battle to secure home ice and avoid meeting Boston until the final is really starting to heat up.

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4th February NWHL Roundup – Kessel v Steadman

This was the final week of games before the all-star game hits Pittsburgh. With the announcement of a shorter season to give the players a chance to play for their respective countries in the IIHF World Cup, points in the standings are becoming a rare commodity. For New York and Buffalo as they continue their tightly contested battle for 2nd place, every point counts.

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27th-29th NWHL Roundup – Goals Galore

It was a busy weekend for the Whale and Rivs as they both had two games in three days. With Boston well out in front, the battle for second place is still tightly contested, with any three of the remaining teams in with shot of claiming home ice. This weekend certainly didn’t disappoint- 32 goals were scored in total across just three games. This will be one weekend for the goalies to forget.

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Boston Pride: The Team That Forgot How To Lose

It’s been over a year since the Boston Pride felt the sting of defeat. Since the 10th January 2016 they have strung together 23 victories in a row, winning the Isobel Trophy on their way, and are well on route to repeating this success.

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21st January NWHL Roundup – Heartbreak For NY As Boston Roll On

With the Whale and the Beauts given a week off, all eyes were turned to the top of the table clash between Boston and New York. Both sides had been undefeated in 2017 before the puck dropped, but only one streak could continue. The match saw the return of the NWHL’s highest paid player, Amanda Kessel, who has missed the majority of the season due to injury.

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14/15th January NWHL Roundup – Goalies Win Games

Following the announcement of the All-Star rosters, the players had to turn their attention back to the business of hockey. It was one for the goalies this week as both Boston and New York recorded shutouts. Boston cemented their number one spot at the table, while the Whale slid to the bottom of the pile following their third straight loss.

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Meet The NWHL’s Founding Four

The creation of the National Women’s Hockey League went under the radar for many hockey fans. Now, midway through the second season, things are heating up as teams develop rivalries, their eyes looking ahead to the postseason and the glory of the playoffs. Here I will give a brief overview of the league and of each team to get you up to speed on all of the goings on within the NWHL.

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