Author Archives: Rob DeLuca

NWHL: Offseason Grades for Each Team to Date

Another week has passed by in the NWHL offseason. We are now at the five-week mark of free agency and the Metro Riveters have seen six signings and three departures thus far. It has now come time for the offseason grades of all five teams at this point in the summer. The grading is at

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Riveters Begin To Assemble, Sign Five Players

It has been a busy last couple of weeks for the Metropolitan Riveters, with five players being signed over the last couple of weeks. The Riveters 2017-2018 goaltending trio has returned in full, with Katie Fitzgerald, Sarah Bryant and Kimberly Sass all deciding to return for next season. In addition, a defenseman and forward have

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Riveters Captain Ashley Johnston Retires

As the offseason in the National Women’s Hockey League continues, we will see the Metropolitan Riveters sign many players. However, with every acquisition comes a departure due to someone signing with a new team or retiring. Today, it has been announced that defender and Captain Ashley “Stretch” Johnston has retired from hockey. The 25-year-old defender

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Gold Medalist Amanda Kessel Returns to Riveters

Riveters Nation was treated to their first signing of the summer. After taking 2017-2018 off to prepare for the Olympics, gold medalist Amanda Kessel will be returning to the Metropolitan Riveters for season four of the NWHL. This signing was absolutely expected after winning the gold medal in Peyongchang during the Winter Olympics, Kessel was

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NWHL: Harrison Browne Retires After Two Championships

As the off-season and the free agency of the NWHL continue, we are going to see some players hang up the skates. The first one announced this season just happened to be Metropolitan Riveters forward Harrison Browne. Browne is the first-ever openly transgender player in professional sports. He had originally retired after two seasons in

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Riveters Free Agent Profile: Rebecca Russo

Today we will be looking at Metropolitan Riveters forward Rebecca Russo. The 23-year-old had an incredible year for the Riveters in her second NWHL season. She posted a career-high 10 goals and 20 points, while kept her streak alive of never taking a penalty since joining the league. This proves how Russo not only moves

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Riveters Free Agent Profile: Katie Fitzgerald

The offseason is in full swing for the NWHL, and we are approaching that time where teams need to re-sign and (potentially) add some new players. For those that are unfamiliar, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) is entering its fourth season. When it comes to the players, they can only be given one-year contracts

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DAB Pregame: Devils Hope to Clinch Playoff Berth vs. Rangers

The day has come. The time is here. The moment is now. Can they do it? Rise up, Devils Army! After six long years, the opportunity has finally come for the New Jersey Devils. They can clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight with a win of any kind over the New York

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