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Riveters Promote Assistant Head Coach Kate Whitman Annis to GM of Operations

On April 25, 2019, the Metropolitan Riveters and the NWHL announced the hiring of Kate Whitman Annis as the new general manager for the team. This came along with a league-wide announcement that general managers would be hired for all the teams in the league in an effort to cater more towards player needs and

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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 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 Look To Sass Today Against Whale

It is game day for the Metropolitan Riveters, as they are set to host the Connecticut Whale for a second consecutive week. The most notable changes will be to the Riveters lineup. After missing last week’s game with an upper-body injury, Amanda Kessel will draw back into the lineup. She is a major asset to

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How Can The Riveters Turn Their Season Around?

The NWHL season is taking a pause for three weeks during the Four Nations Cup, in which a collection of players from both the NWHL and CWHL will participate. While this may halt momentum for teams doing well already, it couldn’t be better for the Metropolitan Riveters. Coming off of a three-loss, championship-winning season, the

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Will New Coach Randy Velischek Survive More Than One Season?

It has certainly been an unexpectedly poor start to the season for the Metropolitan Riveters. Starting out 1-5 as the league’s defending champions is not something anyone on this team could have predicted. Many fans in Riveters Nation are starting to question whether former New Jersey Devils defenseman Randy Velischek was the right person for

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Riveters Swept By Whitecaps, 2018-2019 Season Preview

October is here and that can only mean one thing—Metropolitan Riveters hockey has returned. The 2017-2018 defending Isobel Cup champions are back and ready to defend their title. This year, the National Women’s Hockey League looks a little different as they have expanded to five teams. The Minnesota Whitecaps are here and ready to make

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