Tag Archive | Minnesota Whitecaps

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 […]

Princeton’s Rose Alleva, UNH’s Carlee Toews Among Eight Players Signed for Upcoming Season

As training camps open this week in preparation for the NWHL’s fifth season, the following eight players have been signed to contracts: Minnesota Whitecaps Rose Alleva (D): Alleva, a 5-3 defender who was born in China and raised in Red Wing, Minnesota, has signed for her first NWHL season with the Whitecaps, after spending the last […]

2018 Kazmaier Finalist Sydney Baldwin Signs with Whitecaps

The Minnesota Whitecaps have significantly bolstered their blue line with the addition of star defender Sydney Baldwin for the upcoming NWHL season. Baldwin, 23, is a two-time NCAA champion with the University of Minnesota, a top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award and the WCHA Defensive Player of the Year in 2018. Prior to her […]

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 […]

Brodt Brown Back to Defend Whitecaps’ Cup

Hockey pioneer Winny Brodt Brown, an original member of the Minnesota Whitecaps, is returning for her second NWHL season. Brown, the first-ever winner of the Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award, a star at the University of Minnesota, and a member of the U.S. National Team program for a decade, played 16 games in the Whitecaps’ Isobel […]

Chelsey Brodt Rosenthal Returns to Whitecaps

A veteran member of the Minnesota Whitecaps organization is returning to play her role in the club’s defense of the Isobel Cup. Defender Chelsey Brodt Rosenthal is back for her second season in the NWHL. “My #1 fans are my family – especially my kids!” said Brodt Rosenthal. “They love cheering on the Whitecaps. I […]

America, the Beaut-iful: Ashley Birdsall Signs with Buffalo

Ashley Birdsall, a former player with the Minnesota Whitecaps and University of Wisconsin-Superior who is about to complete her ninth year of service with the Minnesota Army National Guard, is joining the National Women’s Hockey League. After an impressive showing last month at the team’s Free Agent Camp, the 5-3 forward/defender has signed with the […]