On January 25th, 2019, the Colorado Avalanche realized that they would need a replacement for Nathan MacKinnon in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition since he was forced to pull out due to injury. MacKinnon was slated to participate in the "fastest skater" segment against the likes of Jack Eichel and Mat Barzal. Using a tweet, … Continue reading The NHL Skills Competition, #PayDecker, and More: The Divide Between Men’s and Women’s Hockey
The hockey community is full of a variety of different people. Fans of different races, genders, backgrounds, upbringings, and sexualities all come together to watch and appreciate the game that they love. However, an aspect of life that isn't often talked about in this community is mental health, or, more specifically, mental illness. Nearly one … Continue reading What Role Does Mental Health Play in Hockey?
Over the past few days, the women's hockey world has been filled with news. A new team has been added to the NWHL, and the league's free agency period opened up on June 1st. So far, the Buffalo Beauts have brought back Hayley Scamurra, Maddie Elia, Lisa Chesson, and Corinne Buie. In the realm of … Continue reading Metropolitan Riveters News Round-Up
On May 15th, 2018, The National Women's Hockey League officially expanded for the first time! The NWHL added Minnesota as their fifth team, in addition to their original "founding four" teams. When the league was established in 2015, there were four teams; the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale, and New York (now Metropolitan) Riveters. … Continue reading Welcoming the Minnesota Whitecaps to the NWHL
On Sunday, March 25th, 2018, the Metropolitan Riveters won their first Isobel Cup in NWHL history. After the game, we caught up with some of the team’s key players to see how they felt after winning the championship. Here’s what they had to say! First, we spoke to Harrison Browne. He became the second player … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: Catching up With the Riveters After the Isobel Cup
The NWHL Final was this weekend with the Buffalo Beauts playing the Metropolitan Riveters in Newark, New Jersey. The Riveters won the Isobel Cup 1-0, making this not only the first Cup appearance, but also the first Cup win for the franchise. The lone goal was scored by Alexa Gruschow, while goaltender and MVP Katie Fitzgerald … Continue reading Riveters Shutout the Beauts to Win the 2018 Isobel Cup
Last weekend, the NWHL held their first playoff games of the 2017-2018 season. On Saturday, March 17th, the Boston Pride visited the Buffalo Beauts, with the latter-mentioned team coming out victorious. The next day, Sunday, March 18th, the Metropolitan Riveters hosted the Connecticut Whale, with the aforementioned team emerging as the winner. The Isobel Cup … Continue reading NWHL Playoffs 2018: First Round Recap and Isobel Cup Final Preview