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Devils Sever Ties With Riveters Despite First 2019 Signings

If you have kept up with the world of women’s hockey over the past few months, it probably felt as if you were living through a tornado. Every day, it was waking up to something new that often threw you off balance. And it also probably made whatever story you’d been working on irrelevant. This

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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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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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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 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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