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NWHL Announces January Start

NWHL Announces January Start

The NWHL officially announced their 2020-21 season outline on Wednesday. The league announced that the upcoming 2020-21 season will be delayed and will not start until January, 2021. In addition, the league announced that a full season of 20 games will be played by each team, with the Isobel Cup Playoffs coming to a conclussion…

Jillian Dempsey Back With The Boston Pride

Jillian Dempsey Back With The Boston Pride

On National Teachers Day, teacher and NWHL all-time leading scorer Jillian Dempsey has re-signed with the Boston Pride for the 2020-21 season. During the 2019-20 season, Dempsey was named co-MVP of the league. While playing in the NWHL, she teaches fifth grade in her hometown of Winthrop, Mass. A founding member of the NWHL, she…

Women’s Hockey Growth Comes Through Educating The Fans

Women’s Hockey Growth Comes Through Educating The Fans

Over the past several years, the rise of professional women’s sports, including women’s hockey, has been on the rise. With the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) entering its sixth season of existence, they decided to pull the trigger on expanding to Toronto. This move signifies that women’s hockey is growing and there is a demand…

Boston Pride Acquire 1st Overall Pick in NWHL Draft

Boston Pride Acquire 1st Overall Pick in NWHL Draft

The National Women’s Hockey League is holding the first and second rounds of their 2020 Draft tonight and things are already heating up. Just a few hours before the draft, the Boston Pride have acquired the first overall pick from the new Toronto expansion franchise. The move has been rumored for days now, and was…

2020 NWHL Draft Opens Tonight

2020 NWHL Draft Opens Tonight

There will be sports once again this evening. The NWHL will hold its annual Draft tonight and tomorrow night. Rounds 1 and 2 will take place tonight, while rounds 3-5 take place on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, the event is not available on TV. You can, however, tune in on Twitter. Draft picks will be players…

Kaleigh Fratkin Back With The Boston Pride

Kaleigh Fratkin Back With The Boston Pride

The best defender in the NWHL is coming back for another season with the Boston Pride. It was announced on Friday that the reigning NWHL Defender of the Year, Kaleigh Fratkin, is coming back for the 2020-21 season. Fratkin joins McKenna Brand, Lexie Laing, and Christina Putigna as returning members to a Pride team that…

NWHL Cuts Season By Four Games

NWHL Cuts Season By Four Games

Earlier today, the NWHL announced a new expansion team that will play in Toronto. The unnamed team will join the league for the 2020-21 season. In addition to the good news of an expansion franchise, the league announced that the total number of games will change for the second off-season in a row. Last year,…

NWHL Expands To Toronto

NWHL Expands To Toronto

It’s been rumored for weeks now, and on Wednesday it finally became a reality. The NWHL is on its way to Canada. The league officially announced an expansion team in Toronto that will begin play this fall. Johanna Neilson Boynton, CEO and co-Founder of Boynton Brennan Builders, will lead the private ownership group. She is…