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NWHL: Is This The Metropolitan Riveters’ Year?

The Metropolitan Riveters have gone through a complete rebrand due to a first of its kind partnership with the New Jersey Devils. However, it seems that it’s not only their off-ice product that is seeing major improvements. For the first time in franchise history they have opened the season with three wins in a row, matching the Franchises longest winning streak. Could this finally be their year to lift the Isobel Trophy?

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11th November NWHL Roundup – Rivs Roll On

After seeing off Buffalo, 6-2 in Rochester last week, the Metropolitan Riveters looked to complete the sweep of the other three teams this weekend. Meanwhile Boston were still searching for their first win of the year to avoid dropping three games in a row, something that has never happened in franchise history.

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28th October NWHL Roundup – Season Opener and Records o’ Plenty

NWHL hockey is back, and back with a bang as over 2,000 fans were in attendance (a NWHL record) to watch the newly named Metropolitan Riveters take on the Boston Pride in the first ever NWHL game to be held in an NHL arena. Meanwhile, the defending champions, the Buffalo Beauts, traveled to the Connecticut Whale’s new home in Stamford to start their campaign.

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NWHL 2017 Draft Recap By The Numbers

Twenty more players joined the ever growing list of players who have been drafted by an NWHL team last night following the conclusion of the 2017 draft. Here’s how the numbers looked once the four teams had made their selections…

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NWHL: The Numbers Behind The Drafts

With the 2017 NWHL draft now only one day away, I thought I would have a look at the numbers behind the previous two drafts.

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Timeline Of Professional Female Teams’ Locations

Here we have the history of the locations and successes of all the teams that have competed in or are competing in the CWHL and NWHL (as well as the Minnesota Whitecaps).

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NWHL Free Agency: Who’s Going Where For The 2017/18 Season

With the offseason now in full swing and free agency open, there’s plenty of movement around the league. Here I will take a look at some of the biggest signings and roster news so far.

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NWHL Best Offensive Defensive Player 2016/17

Next up in my OTBL Awards for the NWHL’s regular season is the best ‘Offensive Defensive Player’. This is an award that looks for the players from the blue line who can add a bit of firepower along with their defensive duties. First of all I will be considering their production numbers, but will also take into account the line mates that they have been playing with, along with their contribution to the power play.
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NWHL Rookie Of The Year 2016/17

With the NWHL having only just completed its second season, “rookie” is a loose term to use. Many of these players have plenty of hockey experience under their belt, having competed at world championships and seen ice time in the CWHL. Having said that, it is still their first season in the NWHL, so it seems only fitting that there be an award for Best Rookie of the Year.

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NWHL Semi Final New York v Buffalo – Keys To The Game

The second semi-final is fast approaching and with it, crunch time for the New York Riveters and Buffalo Beauts. The two teams have developed a fierce rivalry this season as they battled over the number two seeding, and with it home ice advantage. The series was split 3 wins for each, but with Buffalo making the trip to the Riveters’ home in Newark, New York will be hoping the home ice will propel them to their first Isobel Cup Final.

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