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Complete 2017 All-Star Rosters Announced

January 10, 2017 - BROOKLYN, NY - After a draft conducted this afternoon by captains Amanda Kessel and Kelley Steadman, the complete rosters for the NWHL's 2017 All-Star Weekend in Pittsburgh on Feb. 11-12 were announced. Team Kessel will be coached by Riveters head coach Chad Wiseman, while Team Steadman will be led by Riveters assistant coach Sis Paulsen. Team Kessel Goaltenders (2): Brittany Ott, Nicole Stock Defenders (4): Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Courtney Burke, Gigi Marvin Forwards (8): Harrison Browne, Meghan Duggan, Zoe ... Full Story

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NWHL Creates Policy on Participation of Transgender Athletes

December 27, 2016 - BROOKLYN, NY - The National Women's Hockey League today announced its Policy on Participation of Transgender Athletes, which goes into effect immediately. As stated in the Purpose section of the policy, "The NWHL recognizes all forms of gender expression. Therefore, the NWHL supports athletes choosing to express their gender beyond the binary of female and male." The policy includes eligibility guidelines in order to ensure a fair and level playing field for all participants. The policy was created by the NWHL in partn... Full Story

National Women's Hockey League Announce Broadcast Partnership

November 14, 2016 - BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The National Women's Hockey League today announced a broadcast partnership with Cheddar, the popular live and on demand network available on Sling TV, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook Live. Beginning Nov. 20, Cheddar will air NWHL weekend games on Sling TV for the remainder of the 2016-2017 regular season. "This is a big step in the evolution of the National Women's Hockey League and great news for our fans," said NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan. "This deal with our partners at Cheddar places our games on a pop... Full Story

NWHL Documentary Premiere: "The 2015-16 Boston Pride: A Dream Born with Isobel"

October 6, 2016 - History began in 2015 with the inaugural season of the National Women's Hockey League. "The 2015-16 Boston Pride: A Dream Born with Isobel" tells the incredible story of the Boston Pride and their journey to becoming the first-ever Isobel Cup champions. In the midst of dealing with a .500 record to start the season and immense personal tragedy, the Pride found ways to bond together and overcome all of their adversity to eventually win the NWHL championship, the Isobel Cup. The NWHL and select production teams documente... Full Story

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