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Randy Velischek Named Riveters Head Coach

September 20, 2018 - Former NHL defenseman Randy Velischek, who played for the New Jersey Devils, Minnesota North Stars and Quebec Nordiques, has been named the head coach of the Metropolitan Riveters. Velischek succeeds Chad Wiseman, who coached the Riveters for their first three seasons and led the club to the Isobel Cup in March before his hiring in August by the Guelph Storm of the OHL. Joining Velischek as assistant coach is Kate Whitman Annis. "I'm honored to coach these outstanding, dedicated, inspiring h... Full Story

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Riveters Ramping up for Champions Cup

September 17, 2018 - On September 29 at Hobey Baker Rink on the campus of Princeton University, two defending champions in women's hockey will square off in the first-ever Champions Cup as LuleƄ Hockey of the SDHL travels from Sweden to take on the Metropolitan Riveters who won the Isobel Cup as champions of the NWHL last March. As we get closer to game day the excitement amongst the players is ramping up, not only for the game itself - but also for the impact they hope it has on the sport they love so much. Fo... Full Story

NWHL MVP Alexa Gruschow Re-Signs with Riveters

September 12, 2018 - 2017-18 NWHL Most Valuable Player Alexa Gruschow is returning to help lead the Metropolitan Riveters in their defense of the Isobel Cup. The 24-year-old Gruschow was selected MVP by her peers in the NWHL Players' Association after leading the league in scoring, with 22 points on 9 goals and 13 assists. She also had a league-best 4 game-winning goals in the regular season. In spectacular, highlight-reel fashion, the RPI grad scored the lone goal in the Riveters' 1-0 victory over Buffalo in t... Full Story

Riveters' Home Opener at Prudential Center

September 10, 2018 - The defending Isobel Cup champions, the Metropolitan Riveters, will take on the Minnesota Whitecaps in their home opener on the main ice at Prudential Center on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. The game will feature the return of Olympic gold medalist Amanda Kessel, as well as the unveiling of the team's 2017-18 Championship banner. Single-game tickets for all Riveters home games during the 2018-19 season go on sale on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. at NWHL.zone/tickets. General admission ticke... Full Story

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