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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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CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Riveters Set to Host Beauts for Isobel Cup

Overview Devils fans, the playoff push has gotten crazy. After a fantastic 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning last night, the Devils maintained their three-point edge over the Florida Panthers. But now it’s time to shift next door to the Barnabas Health Hockey House for today’s big game. The Metropolitan Riveters have reached the

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NWHL Playoff Picture Set with Riveters Atop

Devils fans, it certainly has been a great season so far, as they are still in the playoff race. However, there is another local team ready to begin postseason play. That would be the Metropolitan Riveters of the NWHL. The National Women’s Hockey League as a whole is only three years old and the Riveters

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