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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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Ten Riveters Among 200 Pro Players Who Opt to Sit Next NWHL Season

Yesterday afternoon, over 200 women’s hockey players from across multiple professional leagues and the NCAA posted a message to social media explaining they will opt out of the 2019-20 professional league season in solidarity with each other for better treatment and a sustainable league. This comes just a day after the official fold of the

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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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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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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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