Marissa Gedman, 26, played for the Boston Pride in the National Women’s Hockey League for three years after graduating from Harvard in 2015. She was on the Harvard hockey team before that, where she suffered from a concussion — not unlike many of her teammates.
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).
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.
The NWHL season may have just wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean that the league’s players aren’t still helping to “grow the game”. That particular phrase has become a mantra – even a beacon of sorts – as NWHL players generously offer their time and their hearts in order to develop both interest level and skill sets for younger generations. In essence, “grow the game” is a cornerstone to the foundation of the NWHL.
Jennifer Botterill '02-03, Dominic Moore '03, Carl Morris '03, Dan Shevchik '03, and Tiffany Whitton Gould '03 will be inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame during a dinner and induction ceremony at the Harvard Club of Boston's Downtown Clubhouse on Saturday, October 13.
With 124 combined votes through CWHL polls via Twitter and thecwhl.com, Les Canadiennes goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer has been named the ADT Goalie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 17.
At Harvard, Sarah had at least 20 points in each of her four seasons. Over 127 games with the Crimson, she was 25-63-88. Among her other honors that season were ECAC First Team selection, ECAC Player of the Year Finalist and ECAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player. She was an All-Ivy League honoree four times.
Metropolitan Riveters forward Miye D’Oench has earned this season’s first NWHL Player of the Week honor after her two-point performance on Saturday helped the Riveters defeat the Pride 4-1 before more than 2,014 fans at Prudential Center.
With the defense of their Isobel Cup title about to begin, the Buffalo Beauts feature a roster with several significant additions. Among the new faces ready to make an impact includes one of the most talented free agent blueliners. Enhancing the presence of the Beauts defensive attack, Sarah Edney holds the potential to be a strong contender for the Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Our roster of Innovate Celebrate speakers includes the CTO of a robotics company, a New York Times bestseller, a sports tech maven, and top execs at Intel, Homeland Security, and GoPro. Now, we’re adding a four-time Olympic ice hockey player. Yeah, that’s right, be jealous.
There are not many young ladies who can say that their dad was a first overall draft pick in the NHL. There are also not many young ladies whose dad played in well over 1,000 games and scored even more points. More importantly, there are not many young ladies who are superb hockey players themselves, are well-spoken and have a good head on their shoulders, all the while being supported by loving parents. Valerie (Val) Turgeon fits all of the above.
Stanstead College has a history of their female students playing hockey dating back to the early 1900s. In the early 2000s, there was a girls’ hockey program, but it was made up of female students who were already at the school that wanted to play rather than a program that recruited players to prepare them to be student athletes.
BROOKLYN, NY – Sarah Edney, a member of the Canadian National Team program who in 2015 helped lead Harvard to the NCAA championship game, will play for the Buffalo Beauts in the upcoming NWHL season. Edney and the Beauts have reached an agreement in principle for 2017-18.
BROOKLYN, NY – An already-deep Riveters defense got stronger today as Michelle Picard signed a contract to return for the 2017-18 season. Picard was a part of Team USA that captured silver at the 2014 Olympics, and won gold in 2013, 2015 and 2016 at the World Championships.