Tag Archive | Isobel Cup

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 […]

Sky Blue FC Suffers Home Loss to North Carolina Courage

Sky Blue FC (0-12-3, 3 points) returned to National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) action on Saturday, suffering a 4-0 home loss to the first-place North Carolina Courage (14-1-3, 45 points) at Yurcak Field. “We moved the ball well in the first half, but we were in a position where we had to be much more […]

Sky Blue FC Hosts Pucks at the Pitch on July 21

Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the details for Pucks at the Pitch, which will be a hockey-themed night at Yurcak Field when the team hosts Portland Thorns FC on Saturday, July 21. Kickoff for the match will take place at 7 p.m., and this special evening is being […]