Tag Archive | Connecticut Whale

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 […]

The NWHL Expands To Toronto

After consecutive seasons of substantial growth while proving the value of women’s professional hockey and the skilled, inspiring athletes who play the game, the National Women’s Hockey League is coming to Canada. When the league opens its sixth season, an expansion team will debut in Toronto. The ownership team is led by Johanna Neilson Boynton, […]

1495SportsTV Flashback Series: Interview with Connecticut Whale Star Celeste Brown

Fans are encouraged to check out this interview we did in 2015 with Current Connecticut Whale star Celeste Brown. This was when she was playing with the New York Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League:

NWHL Defender/English Teacher Shannon Doyle Creates #BlocksForBooks to Share Her Joy of Reading

“My parents supported my love of reading as a child and always purchased every book I requested. I can’t imagine a life without books – especially now that I am an English teacher and lucky to be surrounded by literature every day.” This is Connecticut Whale defender Shannon Doyle, and the story of what inspired […]

NHL Veteran Colton Orr, NWHL Veteran Laura Brennan to Coach the Connecticut Whale

Connecticut Whale general manager Bray Ketchum announced that the NWHL club will be led behind the bench by head coach Colton Orr and assistant coach Laura Brennan. Orr is a veteran of 477 NHL games with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins. Brennan played collegiately at Quinnipiac and Minnesota State, and […]