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Metropolitan Riveters 2019-20 Season Recap

The Metropolitan Riveters’ season is over. This coming even before the rest of the sports world seemingly ended. The Riveters were knocked out of the playoffs in the semi-final round against the Minnesota Whitecaps on Sunday, March 8th. This the same day the Boston Pride knocked out the Connecticut Whale.  This means they will spend

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Riveters End Regular Season With a Split

The Metropolitan Riveters split their last series of the regular season, as they hosted the Buffalo Beauts one last time. The Riveters took game one 5-2 while falling on Sunday 3-1. The Beauts were debuting two newly signed players in their starting goalie Lea-Kristine Demers and Mikyla Grant-Mentis, who were the second and first stars

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Seven Riveters Had Success at 2020 NWHL All-Star Game

The 2020 NWHL All-Star Weekend was held at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston this past weekend to a sold-out crowd, and an average of over 10,000 Twitch stream viewers. Team Packer took the win in Saturday’s Skills Competition, while Team Dempsey ultimately won the game on Sunday.  Seven Riveters participated in some regard during the

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Riveters and Whale Split Weekend Before All-Star Game

The Metropolitan Riveters headed into the weekend looking for a sweep to sit at .500 before the All-Star break. Instead, they earned only three points, taking the Whale to an eight-round shootout on Saturday and losing. Then taking the game on Sunday.  A current look at the standings at the All-Star break has the Riveters

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Six Riveters Named to NWHL All-Star Game

The Selections The NWHL announced their full All-Star game rosters this past week. Six Riveters are slated to attend the All-Star Weekend. This list includes starting goalie Sam Walther and captain Madison Packer. Beginning with a fan-voted trio, top defender Rebecca Morse and former Riveter Audra Richards were announced. The third player voted in by

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Metropolitan Riveters All-Star Game Predictions

Introduction A couple of weeks ago, the NWHL announced the time and location of the annual All-Star Game. In previous years, the game and accompanying skills competition would be held in partnership with an NHL team. Meaning it would be paired with an NHL double feature, or held at one of their rinks.  This year

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Riveters Split Another Series With Whitecaps

The Metropolitan Riveters hosted the Minnesota Whitecaps for the first time this season, and just like their two trips to the state of hockey, they came away with a split series.  Riveters’ goaltender Sam Walther made her case even stronger for an All-Star game roster spot, with an 88-save weekend, and Colleen Murphy was able

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