Blake Bolden named NWHL Defender of the Year

Boston College alumna caps off her North American return with top honors Yesterday the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) announced Blake Bolden as the Defender of the Year as voted on by the Women’s Hockey Media Association. Around this time last season, Blake Bolden was returning from Switzerland where she competed in the Swiss Women’s … More Blake Bolden named NWHL Defender of the Year

Riveters snap Beauts winning streak in front of sold out home crowd

Defending NWHL champions give 800+ home fans something to cheer about NEWARK, N.J — It was standing room only last night as the 3-12-0 Metropolitan Riveters looked to match their 2015-2016 wins tally in the final regular season game of the 2018-19 season. One more win at the Riveters would tie their franchise-low of four … More Riveters snap Beauts winning streak in front of sold out home crowd

Five at The IX Newsletter: Shannon Szabados

Below is my quick interview with Shannon Szabados for The IX Newsletter. Be sure to subscribe to the FREE newsletter to receive weekly updates for women’s soccer (Mondays), basketball (Wednesdays) and hockey (with me on Fridays). Legendary goaltender Shannon Szabados, Buffalo Beauts Erica L. Ayala: What do you think will be some adjustments as you prepare … More Five at The IX Newsletter: Shannon Szabados

The Founding 4 Podcast: What’s a cake eater? — The Ice Garden

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F457598148&show_artwork=true&=&color=%2523ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true Amanda Leveille helps us recap the 2017-18 Beauts season After a brief hiatus, the Founding 4 Podcast is back! On this episode of the Founding 4 Podcast Erica and Mike dig into the 2017-18 Buffalo Beauts season. The Beauts stumbled out of the gate in October and November, but by the end of the year… … More The Founding 4 Podcast: What’s a cake eater? — The Ice Garden

The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 12 — The Ice Garden

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F389917770&show_artwork=true&=&color=%2523ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true Another week of NWHL action is in the books. No one can beat the Riveters and the Whale can’t catch any breaks. Hello again friends, it’s time for another episode of your favorite NWHL podcast! This week Erica and Mike breakdown last weekend’s home-and-home series between the Boston Pride and the Metropolitan Riveters and a… … More The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 12 — The Ice Garden

Founding 4 Podcast Episode 9: For the Culture

With Mike away for the holidays, I was joined by fellow TIG writer Angelica Rodriguez to recap #TeamNWHL, the return to NWHL action this weekend, All-Star Game rumors and more! We open the show with a discussion about the final Team NWHL roster, captained by Riveters defender Michelle “Shelly” Picard. Despite a lack of Star … More Founding 4 Podcast Episode 9: For the Culture

VIDEO CLIPS: Metropolitan Riveters defeat the Boston Pride 4-2

Riveters remain undefeated, slowing streaking Pride Section originally posted as part of “NWHL Recap: Week 7″  for The Ice Garden. BOS: Janine Weber (1), Meagan Mangene (2) MET: Miye D’Oench (6), Jenny Ryan (3) on PP, Alexa Gruschow (7), Erika Lawler (1) on PP Saturday’s matchup between the Metropolitan Riveters and the Boston Pride was heavily anticipated. … More VIDEO CLIPS: Metropolitan Riveters defeat the Boston Pride 4-2