Author Archives: Rob DeLuca

Will New Coach Randy Velischek Survive More Than One Season?

It has certainly been an unexpectedly poor start to the season for the Metropolitan Riveters. Starting out 1-5 as the league’s defending champions is not something anyone on this team could have predicted. Many fans in Riveters Nation are starting to question whether former New Jersey Devils defenseman Randy Velischek was the right person for

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DAB Pregame: Devils Looking To Get Back On Track

Here are tonight’s starting goaltenders courtesy of Left Wing Lock. The New Jersey Devils return to action tonight for the first time since Saturday, and will face the 7-2-0 Nashville Predators. This is a tough time for New Jersey to receive this matchup, as they currently sit on a two-game losing streak. What to Watch

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Recap: Lack Of Discipline Apparent In Devils First Loss

Thursday’s game was the first time this season the New Jersey Devils did not look like the dominant team. They essentially got outplayed from start to finish but only managed to fall to the Colorado Avalanche 5-3. Lack of discipline was key in this game. Here are the stats. Game Summary The first period started

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Riveters Pregame: Seeking First Win Of The Year Against Boston

Following a disappointing opening weekend in Minnesota the Metropolitan Riveters are back in action tonight. They will visit the Boston Pride at 7:30, this marks the first game of the season for the Pride. The Riveters were shutout 4-0 and then defeated 3-1 by the Minnesota Whitecaps. Jenny Ryan scored the lone goal that weekend.

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Riveters Swept By Whitecaps, 2018-2019 Season Preview

October is here and that can only mean one thing—Metropolitan Riveters hockey has returned. The 2017-2018 defending Isobel Cup champions are back and ready to defend their title. This year, the National Women’s Hockey League looks a little different as they have expanded to five teams. The Minnesota Whitecaps are here and ready to make

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Expectations for Kristin Lewicki

As we await the finalizing of the Metropolitan Riveters roster and the hiring of a head coach, it seems as good of a time as any to discuss some expectations for certain Riveters for the upcoming season. Today, let’s focus on a second-year player but first-year Riveter, Kristin Lewicki. The 23-year-old forward had a solid rookie

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The NWHL’s Best Players (By Position)

Author’s Twitter Editor’s Note: This article is solely the opinion of its writer. It does not reflect the rest of the DAB staff. These opinions are also made based on who is SIGNED for the upcoming season only. If they are unsigned they are ineligible because it is unknown if they will return. Signings have

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Riveters Round Out Defense, Add Speed With Koelzer And Lewicki Signings

This is a very exciting day for Riveters Nation as two major signings have taken place over the last couple days. The Metropolitan Riveters have re-signed defenseman Kelsey Koelzer and added former Buffalo Beaut Kristin Lewicki. Koelzer, 23, finished up her rookie season with 15 points (6 G 9 A). It was a very solid

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