Current Season News

  • Laura Stacey Looks Towards Future After Year to Remember
    August 16, 2018
    TORONTO, Ontario — Hockey Canada and Markham Thunder forward Laura Stacey had quite the whirlwind season. The 24-year-old won silver in her first Olympics games — picking up an assist in Canada’s 5-0 win over Russia in the medal round — then returned to the CWHL and scored the game-winning goal in overtime to help the Thunder win the Clarkson Cup.
  • Amanda Boulier To Lead Whitecaps Through First NWHL Season
    August 15, 2018
    August 14, 2018– In a significant acquisition for the Minnesota Whitecaps in their first season in the NWHL, the club has signed defender Amanda Boulier, who was a league all-star in 2017-18 as a rookie with the Connecticut Whale.
  • Jacquie Pierri a Peerless Competitor for Calgary Inferno
    August 15, 2018
    An eventful off-season for the Calgary Inferno is one that has encompassed the beginning of a new chapter. With iconic coach Shannon Miller joining the organization, along with the trades of Winter Games competitors Jillian Saulnier and Genevieve Lacasse, it constituted only part of the narrative. With a tremendous trinity of celebrated players that represented the core of the Inferno’s leadership over the previous campaigns, the collective retirements of Delayne Brian, Brittany Esposito and Jacquie Pierri have added a very profound impact to the theme of transition this off-season.
  • Jillian Dempsey Set For Another Season with Boston Pride
    August 15, 2018
    August 14, 2018– Jillian Dempsey, an original NWHL player, has signed on for her fourth season with the Boston Pride. A star player at Harvard and member of the U.S. National Team program, Dempsey led the Pride last season in goals (8), assists (7) and points (15).
  • Shea Tiley and Hannah Miller Look To Make Immediate Impact In CWHL
    August 15, 2018
    The CWHL draft is set to take place in less than three weeks’ time in Toronto, and with the registration for incoming players set to close Friday, it appears we can finally get a full glimpse of the talent set to enter the league next season, including a number of notable rookies who could turn heads in 2018-19.
  • 2018-19 Women's Composite Schedule Released
    August 14, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. - The 2018-19 ECAC Hockey women’s schedule was released on Tuesday afternoon, as the start of the season is now just over one month away. All 12 teams will once again play 22 league games, squaring off against each conference opponent twice.
  • Whitney Renn To Play Professionally In Austria
    August 10, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. - Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's ice hockey standout Whitney Renn '18 has signed on with the DEC Eagles of the Dameneishockey Bundesliga, Austria's women's hockey league for the upcoming 2018-19 season. She will become the 10th Engineers alumnae to join the professional ranks this decade.
  • Paul Stewart to be Inducted Into US Hockey Hall of Fame
    August 09, 2018
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 2018 United States Hockey Hall of Fame induction class was announced on Thursday afternoon, and among the inductees is ECAC Hockey Director of Officiating, Paul Stewart.
  • Cavosie Added To RPI Women's Hockey Staff
    August 03, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Marc Cavosie as an assistant women's ice hockey coach. Cavosie joins Tara Connolly on the staff of second-year head coach Bryan Vines.
  • Shiann Darkangelo Signs With Toronto Furies
    August 03, 2018
    TORONTO (August 2, 2018) – The Toronto Furies announce today – Thursday, August 2 – the signing of free agent forward Shiann Darkangelo.
  • Kelsey Koelzer Re-Signs With Riveters
    August 02, 2018
    July 31, 2018– The defending Isobel Cup champions have received a massive shot in the arm with the return of defender Kelsey Koelzer, the first overall pick in the 2016 NWHL Draft. Koelzer has re-signed with the Metropolitan Riveters for the 2018-19 season.
  • From hockey camps to worlds bid, it's Saulnier's turn to inspire
    August 01, 2018
    The IIHF Women’s World Championship had a lasting effect on Halifax’s Jillian Saulnier. The Canadian Olympian was a bright-eyed, impressionable 12-year-old when her hometown last hosted the international hockey event.
  • Top Prospect Shea Tiley Awaits CWHL Draft
    August 01, 2018
    One of the most highly sought after prospects in the 2018 CWHL Draft, Shea Tiley delivers a game-changing goaltender for whichever CWHL team selects her.
  • ECAC Hockey Announces Partnership With Howies
    July 30, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced Monday afternoon that they have partnered with Howies Hockey tape for a multi-year deal extending through the 2020-21 ice hockey season. The deal makes Howie’s the official tape supplier of ECAC Hockey.
  • Perry, Pinkney Ink Contracts with Bolzano Eagles
    April 27, 2018
    HAMILTON – Shelby Perry and Kaila Pinkney are not done being teammates just yet.
  • Emma Woods Wonderful in Epic Season for Valiant Vanke Rays
    April 27, 2018
    Part of the first draft class in the history of the Vanke Rays, one of two expansion teams from China gracing the ice in the CWHL, Emma Woods certainly emerged as a high value pick. Definitely, the Rays acquired a player in Woods with more than just a fundamentally sound game. Bringing a strong work ethic and a tremendous sense of pride in her work, Woods’ character is renowned among her teammates. Certainly, the dedication to hard work emanated from the fact that she was raised in a dairy farm outside Burford, Ontario.
  • Courtney Turner Brings Character as Key Building Block for Boston Blades
    April 27, 2018
    As the Boston Blades continue the admirable duty of rebuilding, assembling the pieces that shall ensure a proud return to the peak of professional women’s ice hockey, the addition of Courtney Turner brought with it multiple facets. Selected first overall in the 2017 edition of the CWHL Draft, Turner became part of a unique sorority.
  • Rensselaer Honors Class of 2018 at Banquet
    April 23, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. - The Rensselaer women's ice hockey team held a year-end banquet to celebrate the 2017-18 season, where seven awards were presented to seven different student-athletes. Earning the team's highest honor, Most Valuable Player was senior forward Shayna Tomlinson.
  • Clarkson Duo Honored with National Monthly Awards
    April 20, 2018
    WAKEFIELD, Mass. - Backstopping the Clarkson defense en route to back-to-back Division I National Championship titles, Golden Knights senior goaltender Shea Tiley (Owen Sound, Ontario) posted a 5-0-0 record during the final stretch drive of the season and was named the Hockey Commissioners’ Association National Division 1 Player of the Month for March, while teammate Elizabeth Giguere was tabbed with rookie honors.
  • Clarkson's Championship Season Awards
    April 19, 2018
    A Championship Season was celebrated by the Clarkson University Women's Hockey team earlier this week as the two-time defending National Champions held their annual season-ending award ceremony at the President's House on Monday.
  • QU Celebrates 2017-18 Season at Annual Banquet
    April 19, 2018
    HAMDEN, Conn. — The Quinnipiac women's ice hockey team hosted its annual banquet and senior celebration at the University Club at the Quinnipiac University Sports Center on Sunday, April 15. The program highlighted the remarkable careers of six individuals, celebrating their 93-39-17 record over four years, two NCAA appearances, three Nutmeg Classic Championships and an ECAC Regular and Post-Season Championship. The event included a season in review, a presentation of four major awards, and the introduction of the 2018-19 captains.
  • Tenth Annual Mandi Schwartz Drive Adds 464 More Potential Life Savers
    April 19, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had given people plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the 10th annual drive Thursday. This year's edition was another success, as the Bulldogs added 464 more potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®.
  • 2019 Friendship Four Field Announced
    April 18, 2018
    BOSTON - The men's ice hockey programs from ECAC Hockey's Colgate University and Princeton University and Hockey East's University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University are slated to compete in fifth iteration of the annual Northern Irish Connections Friendship Four Tournament to be held in Belfast, Northern Ireland it was announced today.
  • Cornell Announces Postseason Awards
    April 18, 2018
    ITHACA, N.Y. – The women's hockey team recently held its annual awards banquet to honor the accomplishments and achievements of the 2017-18 squad. The celebration included the delegation of six postseason awards which were handed out to seven different players.
  • Digit Murphy Is The American Woman With The Business Plan For China's Ice Hockey Dream
    April 18, 2018
    Digit Murphy is doing several things at one time.
  • Harvard Hosts Annual Year-End Banquet
    April 18, 2018
    BOSTON – The Harvard women's hockey team held its annual year-end banquet last weekend, celebrating the 2017-18 season, honoring the senior class and recognizing team award winners. The banquet was held at the Harvard Club of Boston and drew numerous friends and family to celebrate the team's accomplishments this past season.
  • Bryan Vines Named Head Coach of Rensselaer
    April 18, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has named Bryan Vines the head women's ice hockey coach. Vines was the interim head coach for the Engineers' women's hockey team for the 2017-18 season.
  • Brown Announces 2017-18 Team Awards
    April 16, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women's hockey team announced its team awards at the program's banquet on Monday night. Sophomore Calla Isaac (Sherwood Park, Alberta) was selected as the squad's Most Improved Player while junior Cara Najjar (Stoneham, Mass.) earned the Tara Mounsey Best Defenseman honor.
  • Lessons to be learned from virtual world, says Olympian Ruggiero
    April 16, 2018
    LONDON (Reuters) – Traditional sports can learn a lot from esports in using virtual world technology to stay relevant for younger audiences, says former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Angela Ruggiero.
  • Harvard Volunteers for Boston Marathon
    April 16, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Harvard women's hockey team gave back to the Boston community on Sunday night, partnering with Viga Italian Eatery to make over 3,500 sandwiches for the thousands of volunteers at the Boston Marathon.
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