Tag Archive | Connecticut Whale

Stars From the WNBA’s NY Liberty and CT Sun to Support the NWHL in Bubble Season

In an extraordinary illustration of professional athletes showing their support for women in other sports, several members of the WNBA’s New York Liberty and Connecticut Sun will be represented by “Fan Faces” in the arena during the NWHL’s season that begins later this month in Lake Placid. The Liberty will participate in the Fan Faces […]

NWHL 2021 Season to Feature an All-Female USA Officiating Staff

With the help and guidance from USA Hockey, the NWHL’s upcoming season will have an all-female officiating staff. The league’s regular-season contests, as well as the 2021 Isobel Cup Playoffs, will be staged at the iconic Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y., from Jan. 23–Feb. 5, 2021. The 10 officials selected to the NWHL […]

National Women’s Hockey League to Air Isobel Cup Semifinals and Final will air live exclusively on NBCSN

NBC Sports and the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) have announced that the 2021 Isobel Cup Semifinals and Final will air live exclusively on NBCSN on February 4-5 from historic Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. The agreement between NBC Sports and the NWHL is a historic chapter for women’s professional hockey in the […]

Toronto Six Add NWHL All-Star Emily Fluke

The Toronto Six have signed former Boston Pride and Connecticut Whale forward Emily Fluke, adding an NWHL All-Star and fan favorite to their inaugural roster. “Emily is a seasoned veteran in this league, and she will play any role asked of her,” Head Coach and President Digit Murphy said. “She is a winner both in life […]

Babstock Gets Traded to the Riveters

Two-time NWHL All-Star Kelly Babstock has been traded to the Metropolitan Riveters. After being the sixth player to sign with the new NWHL expansion team, The Toronto Six in May, Babstock is headed to New Jersey for her 5th season in the league. The high-energy forward played her first 3 seasons as a member of […]

The Metropolitan Riveters have signed goaltender Sonjia Shelly

The Metropolitan Riveters have signed goaltender Sonjia Shelly to a contract for the 2020-21 NWHL season. The 23-year-old Shelly, who starred at St. Lawrence University, made her professional debut last season with the Connecticut Whale. “Hockey has been my passion since I was little and to have the opportunity to play in the NWHL and […]

Black Wolves and Sun join forces with Connecticut sports teams in support of 4-CT

The New England Black Wolves and Connecticut Sun, along with the Hartford Athletic, Hartford Yard Goats, Connecticut Whale, Hartford Wolf Pack, Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Norwich Sea Unicorns, have joined together in support of 4-CT, a statewide COVID-19 relief fund. The 4-CT Relief Fund was created to help the residents of Connecticut by directly connecting […]