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Have We Seen the Last of the NWHL?

It’s been just over 72 hours since over 200 female hockey players from across the world posted, in unison, that they would sit out from playing in any North American women’s hockey league until there was one cohesive, sustainable league. They also cited the lack of healthcare and far too low wages as issues they

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Ten Riveters Among 200 Pro Players Who Opt to Sit Next NWHL Season

Yesterday afternoon, over 200 women’s hockey players from across multiple professional leagues and the NCAA posted a message to social media explaining they will opt out of the 2019-20 professional league season in solidarity with each other for better treatment and a sustainable league. This comes just a day after the official fold of the

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NWHL Season Recap for the Metropolitan Riveters

It’s hard to come up with something to say other than ‘it was bad,’ because…it was that bad. The Metropolitan Riveters coming into the 2018-19 season were expected to be the same force to be reckoned with that they were when they were hoisting the Isobel Cup just months prior. However, things turned ugly fast.

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Riveters Find Themselves in Trouble for Isobel Semifinals

The Metropolitan Riveters found a creative way to ensure their season lasted just a few days longer than it should have. That way being a postponed game due to a handful of missed flights, lost baggage, and a Minnesota blizzard. The team was set to play the 12-4 Minnesota Whitecaps to a sold-out state-of-hockey crowd

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Riveters Set Themselves up for Playoff Success

Don’t call it a comeback. Not until the Metropolitan Riveters can prove themselves by winning two games in a row for the first time all season, but this is a start. Heading into yesterday’s matinee, the Riveters just needed one point to gain the advantage of hosting the Connecticut Whale this Thursday in a ‘wild

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Riveters Search for Win in Final Regular Season Game

There are just two games left in the NWHL regular season and they both take place at 3 p.m. today. This season may have seemed like a long, hard road for Riveters fans and surely the team as well. But while they constantly took a few steps forward then a few steps back, it has

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Riveters Need a Miracle to Salvage Their Season

One year ago today, Amanda Kessel was celebrating a gold medal OT win over Canada in the Pyeongchang Olympics. Today, she comes off of a rivalry series loss with that same Canada team and will be a healthy scratch, as the Metropolitan Riveters try for their fourth win of the season…or at least a game

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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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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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