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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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2018 Devils Draft Preview Part II: Trading Down?

Ray Shero recently came out and said he would be open to the idea of trading down in this years draft. This idea has previously been speculated, but to have it explicitly acknowledged by Shero definitely stirs things up. There are a lot of inherent upsides to trading down, one being the chance to reacquire

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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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Improved, Stagnated, Bust: Which Prospects Stood Out?

With the end of another season approaching, it is time to check on the Devils prospect pool. Developing young players is a tricky business. A lot of teams struggle to master its nuances and get the most out of their draft picks. The Devils however, have experienced some relative success at developing impactful young players,

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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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