Former Beauts Goalie Kelsey Neumann Helping to Lift the Mask

From a young age we are often taught “never let ’em see you cry.” It does not stop there. Additional phrases — while certainly intended to be positive — are tossed around too loosely and end up masking what lies underneath. Athletes especially have heard the adages “keep cool under pressure”, “don’t let them see […]

Beauts Relieve Coaching Staff, McCormick is Interim

On the eve of their first home game in nearly two months, the Buffalo Beauts announced rather shockingly that both head coach Ric Seiling and assistant coach Craig Muni had been relieved of their duties. In the interim, former Buffalo Sabres forward Cody McCormick will be assuming the head coaching duties. General Manager Nik Fattey will […]

The Whale’s Mrazová: Opening Doors for Czech Women’s Hockey

The Connecticut Whale have seemingly set the standard for European influx into women’s professional hockey in North America. The Whale presently have players from Russia, Sweden, Finland, and the Czech Republic on their 2018-19 NWHL roster. They are the first NWHL team in league history to have either a Swede or a Finn on their […]

Meeri Räisänen Becomes First Finnish NWHLer

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can start signing players for the 2018-19 season. For players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, the free agency period provides them an opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the NWHL will begin […]

Buffalo Beauts: Three Takeaways From the First Practice

The Buffalo Beauts held their first practice of the 2018-19 NWHL season on Sept. 19, 2018. A lot of new faces were present and a lot of familiar ones too. For many of the newest Beauts this is a time for gaining familiarity with one another and finding a bit of a rhythm. The collection […]

Riveters & Whale Add Depth with Late Signings

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can start signing players for the 2018-19 season. For players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, the free agency period provides them an opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the NWHL will begin […]