Tag Archive | Isobel Cup

Kiira Dosdall-Arena to Return for a Sixth Season with the Metropolitan Riveters

Original NWHLer and 2020 All-Star defender Kiira Dosdall-Arena has signed a contract to play her sixth season for the Riveters. The 2018 Isobel Cup champion is second all-time in Riveters history in games played (80), penalty minutes (60) and points among defenders (25). “I know that the passion of the NWHL’s leaders, players, GMs, coaches […]

Isobel Cup Champion Emily Janiga Signs with the Metropolitan Riveters

Emily Janiga, the former College Hockey America Player of the Year from Mercyhurst and an Isobel Cup champion with Buffalo in 2017, has signed with the Metropolitan Riveters for the upcoming NWHL season. “I am extremely thankful for this opportunity to be a part of the Riveters organization next season and cannot wait to get […]

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, […]

Yu Baiwei, Captain of China’s National Team, Joins the Minnesota Whitecaps

Yu Baiwei, the longtime captain of China’s women’s national team, has joined the defending Isobel Cup champion Minnesota Whitecaps of the NWHL. Yu, 31, is the highest-scoring defender in the history of the Chinese national team. She competed in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and was one of just three defenders on China to earn […]

NWHL Announces Sale of the Boston Pride

In a significant milestone for the NWHL and professional women’s hockey in North America, the league announced today that the Boston Pride hockey club has been purchased by a team of investors led by Cannon Capital managing partner Miles Arnone. “My investors and I believe in the NWHL, and we are honored to take on […]

St. Lawrence G Sonjia Shelly Joins Connecticut, Riveters Add Walther, Pezon Returns to Whitecaps

Sonjia Shelly, Connecticut Whale: The goaltender joins the NWHL after completing an outstanding four-year collegiate career at St. Lawrence, where she posted a 2.16 GAA and .912 save percentage and had four shutouts as a senior. An Illinois native, Shelly developed as a goalie with the Chicago Fury. She joins the recently-signed Cassandra Goyette in […]

Lisa Martinson Returns to Defend Isobel Cup with Whitecaps

Minnesota native Lisa Martinson has re-signed with the defending Isobel Cup champion Minnesota Whitecaps for the team’s second NWHL season. “It’s an honor to be part of such a dedicated and talented group of players,” said Martinson. “Being a Whitecap and having the platform to help grow women’s hockey in my home state in the […]