Author Archives: Leighann Strollo

Riveters Shine at NWHL All-Star Game

The Nashville Predators hosted a collection of the best NWHL stars from across the league this weekend for the 2019 NWHL All-Star Game. With five Riveters on the roster, they made some waves in both the skills competition Saturday night, and the game itself the following day. Four Riveters, Amanda Kessel, Madison Packer, Shelly Picard,

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Riveters to Take on Whale With New Goalie

Today, the Metropolitan Riveters return to the ice after the winter break to face the Connecticut Whale for the final time this season. After dropping two of the three games this season to the Whale, the Riveters look to even the score this meeting. The only difference in the team is their new starting goalie,

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Riveters Trade Future Considerations for Goaltender Maria Sorokina

The Metropolitan Riveters acquired Connecticut Whale goalie Maria Sorokina today for future considerations. Sorokina signed with the Whale in Sept. 2018 but hasn’t seen any ice time with the huge success of starter Meeri Raisanen. While part of the Riveters struggles this season can be attributed to goaltending challenges, Sorokina may be a great addition

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PREGAME: Riveters Look for First Win Streak of Season

The Metropolitan Riveters are looking to win two straight against the Connecticut Whale after beating them last week in a shootout. This would be the first time they win consecutive games this season as they try to spark momentum and get back to a better spot in the standings.

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Metropolitan Riveters All Star Game Predictions

Earlier this month, the NWHL announced that it’s All-Star Game will take place on February 10, 2019, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville following a Predators game. Free admission to the game will be included in Predators tickets purchased for that day. However, you can buy tickets for the event alone, or in a package with

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RECAP: Riveters Get a Much Needed Win Over Connecticut, Take it to Shootout

In the first overtime, and subsequently, first shootout game of the NWHL season, the Riveters topped the Connecticut Whale 4-3, after losing to them for the first time in over a year last Sunday. It is no surprise that the Riveters have been off to a very rough start heading into this game, with just

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RECAP: Riveters Disappointing Campaign Continues Against Whale

The Metropolitan Riveters have been off to a very rough start, only winning one game so far this season, and getting swept for the season. After a two-week break due to the Four Nations tournament (where the Riveters sent only one player), the team was looking for a quick win against the Connecticut Whale, who

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How Can The Riveters Turn Their Season Around?

The NWHL season is taking a pause for three weeks during the Four Nations Cup, in which a collection of players from both the NWHL and CWHL will participate. While this may halt momentum for teams doing well already, it couldn’t be better for the Metropolitan Riveters. Coming off of a three-loss, championship-winning season, the

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