Author: Alex Thomas

Buffalo Beauts Sign Lisa Chesson

Buffalo Beauts Sign Lisa Chesson

Lisa Chesson is heading back to Buffalo. The former Olympian, Isobel Cup Champion and US Women’s National Team member has agreed to a contract with the Buffalo Beauts for the 2020-21 season. It will be her fourth campaign in the NWHL. Chesson finished the 2019-20 season with a NWHL career-high nine points (1-8-9) in 16…

Madison Packer Re-Signs With Riveters

Madison Packer Re-Signs With Riveters

The Metro Riveters are wasting no time putting together their 2020-21 roster. On Friday, the Riveters brought back Madison Packer for a sixth season. Packer is the second-leading scorer in NWHL history. An Isobel Cup Champion in 2018, Packer has the honor of being the top scorer in Riveters franchise history. Packer had a career-high…

Buffalo Beauts Sign Taylor Accursi

Buffalo Beauts Sign Taylor Accursi

The Buffalo Beauts have made their first signing for the 2020-21 NWHL season. The club re-signed leading scoring Taylor Accursi earlier on Thursday. Accursi will be entering her fourth season as a member of the Beauts. She joined the club for the 2017-18 season after turning pro following her college career. Accursi led the Beauts…

Connecticut Whale Sign Brooke Wolejko

Connecticut Whale Sign Brooke Wolejko

The Connecticut Whale have made their first signing for the 2020-21 NWHL season. On Wednesday, the club announced the signing of goaltender Brooke Wolejko. The Connecticut native returns to the Whale for a second season. She finished the 2019-20 season with a record of 2-8-1. That record does not tell the whole story of her…

Marie-Philip Poulin Voted “Best Female Hockey Player”

Marie-Philip Poulin Voted “Best Female Hockey Player”

The NHLPA is trying to pass the time during the COVID-19 outbreak with another #NHLPAPlayerPoll. 588 players from all 31 NHL teams were polled anonymously on 20 hockey-related questions during the season. Included in those questions? Who the players thought was the best female hockey player. NHL players got an up close look at some…

Elizabeth Giguere Wins Patty Kazmaier Award

Elizabeth Giguere Wins Patty Kazmaier Award

Clarkson Golden Knights forward Elizabeth Giguere has been named the 23rd recipient of the Patty Kazmaier Award. The Patty Kazmaier Award is given to the top female college ice hockey player. The award is presented during the women’s the Frozen Four. The award was first presented in 1998. The award is named in honor of the late Patty Kazmaier-Sandt,…

Metropolitan Riveters Sign Kendall Cornine

Metropolitan Riveters Sign Kendall Cornine

The first signing of the 2020-21 NWHL season is now official. The Metro Riveters inked forward Kendall Cornine to a contract on Thursday morning. Cornine, an all-star this past season, just finished her first season in the NWHL. In 24 games, Cornine scored 24 points (13-11-24). That was good for third on the team in…

2020 Patty Kazmaier Award To Be Released Friday

2020 Patty Kazmaier Award To Be Released Friday

The 2020 Patty Kazmaier Award winner will be revealed on Friday, March 27th. The announcement will come at 1:30 pm on USA Hockey’s Facebook and YouTube channels. It will be done with the “premiere feature”. Highlights of the top ten finalists will be shown and the winner will be unveiled, per USCHO. The formal Award…

2020 NCAA WOMEN’S HOCKEY TOURNAMENT SET

2020 NCAA WOMEN’S HOCKEY TOURNAMENT SET

Conference tournaments wrapped up on Sunday with some surprises and some expected outcomes. Northeastern rolled over UConn 9-1 to win their third Hockey East title in a row, while Ohio State shocked Wisconsin in overtime to win their first ever WCHA Championship. Both of those teams, thanks to their conference championships, are into the dance….