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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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
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
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.
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
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
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
The Metropolitan Riveters have not had a very successful season, sitting at 3-8 with just five regular season games left to try and lift themselves from the bottom of the standings. However, 2019 has seemingly brought new life to the team, as the first game of the new year sparked six goals, and a huge
Today, the Metropolitan Riveters return to the ice after the winter break to face the Connecticut Whale for the final time this season. After dropping two of the three games this season to the Whale, the Riveters look to even the score this meeting. The only difference in the team is their new starting goalie,
The Metropolitan Riveters are looking to win two straight against the Connecticut Whale after beating them last week in a shootout. This would be the first time they win consecutive games this season as they try to spark momentum and get back to a better spot in the standings.