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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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Lessons And Warnings From The John Tavares Saga

You don’t have to go very far back to know this writer was one of many Devils fans who coveted former Islanders’ center John Tavares. As we all know, the former first overall pick signed a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. While I have my reservations on how much signing Tavares

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Should Scott Niedermayer’s Number Be Retired In Anaheim?

The Anaheim Ducks have recently announced two numbers the organization will retire this coming season. The most deserving out of the two is Paul Kariya’s No. 9, who spent the first nine seasons of his career, and had his best years in Anaheim. The second number, is someone Devils fans should be familiar with—defenseman Scott

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Can Taylor Hall Have Another 90-Point Season?

Taylor Hall set new career-highs for himself in goals (39), assists (54), and points (93) this season, earning him enough recognition to win the 2018 Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s most valuable player to their team. For the Devils, Hall was the organization’s first player to break the 90-point plateau since Zach Parise had

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Day One Recap: All Quiet In Newark (And Rightfully So)…For Now

Despite the hype that always comes with the annual opening of the offseason’s unrestricted free agent period, many of this year’s highly coveted players had deals in place well before noon yesterday, while most others followed suit within the first two hours. Despite supposedly being interested in some notable players, the Devils were characteristically quiet.

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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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