One thousand, five hundred and sixty-two pounds. At six ounces per puck, and 16 ounces per pound, that’s how much rubber Lovisa Selander kicked aside throughout her four-year stay at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Alexa Gruschow had quite the season. From leading the NWHL in points wire-to-wire, to scoring the lone, spectacular goal in an epic Isobel Cup Final game that saw the Metropolitan Riveters win their first championship, to winning the NWHL MVP as voted on by her peers – she certainly earned the nickname that I gave her during the first month of the season: Alexa The Great.
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.
Heading into the 2017-18 season, the Toronto Furies goaltending picture was dramatically altered, as impact goaltender Christina Kessler would no longer don the blue and white jersey, absent from occupying her familiar position between the pipes. Valiantly taking on the role of starting goaltender, Sonia van der Bliek, who served dutifully as Kessler’s backup in seasons past, does so with a tremendous respect for her predecessor’s legacy, while looking to keep the franchise’s playoff streak alive.
TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Tara Connolly as an assistant women's ice hockey coach. Connolly joins Christie Cicero on the staff of first-year head coach Bryan Vines.
As of now, the New York Riveters have stocked up on talent from last season to fill the 2017-18 roster. However, there was one rookie signed in free agency. Lindsey Hylwa played forward at RPI for two seasons and captained the team her senior year. FanRag Sports caught up with Hylwa on Friday to discuss the upcoming NWHL season.
BROOKLYN, NY – Jordan Smelker, a member of the 2016 Isobel Cup champion Boston Pride and the 2017 finalists, is back for a third season with the club. The forward has signed a contract for the 2017-18 NWHL season.
TROY, N.Y. - Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's hockey standout Alexa Gruschow '16 has signed a professional contract to play for the New York Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) for the upcoming 2016-17 season.
BOSTON, MA— Jordan Smelker is the first player to sign a contract with the Boston Pride for the 2016-17 season, General Manager Hayley Moore announced Wednesday. Smelker and the Pride agreed to terms on a one-year, $14,000 contract.
TROY, N.Y. – Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women's hockey standout Jordan Smelker '14 was drafted by the Boston Blades of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) on Tuesday. Selected in the 10th Round, she will have the opportunity to the join the Blades, who open their 2014-15 schedule in early November.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey was well represented in the 2013 Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) Draft, held Monday, August 26 in Mississauga, Ontario as 15 former student-athletes were chosen. The CWHL Draft took place via conference call with general managers from the Alberta Hockey Club, Brampton Thunder, Boston Blades, Montreal Stars and Toronto Furies set to select players from a list of 67 prospective players. It marked the fourth annual entry draft for the Canadian Women’s Hockey League.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Former student-athletes from 11 ECAC Hockey teams were selected in the 2011 CWHL Entry Draft last week (July 21). In all a total of 18 former league standouts were chosen to continue their playing dreams of professional hockey League.