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[NWHL, CWHL, SDHL] The Champions Cup the Fans Really Want

Earlier this week, the NWHL and SDHL announced a breaking new international fixture that will feature the winners of their respective leagues going head to head against each other in a best of three series, dubbed the Champions Cup. This will take place in September in Sweden between the Metropolitan Riviters and Luleå HF (more info on Luala can be found here). However it is not quite the sort of Champions Cup that most fans were hoping for.

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The Champions Cup: All You Need to Know About The Rivs’ Opponents

The NWHL and SDHL recently announced that in September the two champions of their respective leagues, the Metrolpolitan Riveters and Luala, would face off against each other in a three-game series to compete for the Champions Cup.

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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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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 2017/18 Season Preview

It’s now just one day until the NWHL takes to the ice for the much anticipated Season 3. Plenty has changed since the 19th March when the Beauts defeated the Pride against all odds to claim their first Isobel Cup. Here is my very own Season Preview so you’re ready when the puck drops tomorrow:

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NWHL: The Very Best Of Mclevman

Everyone knows that goalies are a bit weird, they choose to stand in front of a net and subject themselves to having a frozen piece of rubber repeatedly hurdled at their faces, but the NWHL’s Mclevman take this goalie quirkiness to a whole other level.

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NWHL Expansion Watch: Washington D.C

It’s about that time again. With Pittsburgh now looking like a ‘definitely maybe’ for expansion, it’s now time to take a look at the possible candidates that could be joining the Steel City in the NWHL. First up, Washington D.C…

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Should The NWHL Move To A Summertime Schedule?

Summer. The time of year when hockey fans sit around wishing that October could come around so that they can get back to watching their beloved teams go at it on the ice, rather than on the trading block. However, what if the NWHL utilized this gap in the NHL season and claimed it as their own?

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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: How Things Are Shaping Up For Season Three And Beyond

As summer has now arrived, all eyes are firmly set on ‘Season Three’ of the NWHL. For many this season could be make or break for the league, with many star players away at the Olympics and the CWHL expanding to new horizons, rumouring that they will pay their players. This is going to be a tough season for the NWHL. However, it’s not all doom and gloom- there are many promising announcements being made.

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