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Riveters: Mock CWHL Player Draft

On Sunday, March 31, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) announced that beginning May 1, it would be ceasing all operations. It took only two days for the NWHL to make a statement claiming they are planning on expanding to include two Canadian markets in Montreal and Toronto. While it is not certain that 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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It’s Do or Die for the Metropolitan Riveters

Coming off of an uncharacteristic shootout win over the Buffalo Beauts on Sunday, the Metropolitan Riveters square off with the Connecticut Whale tonight at 7 p.m. in their last home game of the year for a chance to play the first place Minnesota Whitecaps in the semi-finals. The good news is that as poorly as

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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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