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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 hockey players," said Velischek... 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. For Rebecca Morse, one of the pl... 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 the Isobel Cup Final to claim t... Full Story

Beauts Announce 2018 Training Camp, Exhibition Games

September 12, 2018 - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Beauts today announced the team will open its training camp on Wednesday, Sept. 19, when players are scheduled to report for the first practice of the season. In addition to practices during training camp, the team will host a Black and Blue Scrimmage on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. Following the intra-squad scrimmage, players will be available to sign autographs for fans at Harborcenter and The Healthy Scratch. Training camp practices and the Black and Blue Scrimmage will take place at Harb... Full Story

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