ICYMI The Founding 4 Podcast: NWHL Alumna Sydney Kidd — The Ice Garden

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F391100697&show_artwork=true&=&color=%2523ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true Kidd talks about her time in the NWHL, playing in the CWHL with the Toronto Furies, and much more. In this special episode of the Founding 4 Podcast Erica Ayala talks the past, present, and future with NWHL alumna and world-traveler Sydney Kidd. In the NWHL’s inaugural season Kidd skated with the New York Riveters… … More ICYMI The Founding 4 Podcast: NWHL Alumna Sydney Kidd — The Ice Garden

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ICYMI: Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 16 – Kelsey Koelzer

Originally posted on September 14, 2017 for The Ice Garden We continue our countdown of the Top 25 under 25 with our number 16 player from the New York Riveters, by way of Princeton, Kelsey Koelzer. Over the past 12 months, Koelzer has experienced just about every level of women’s hockey. A knee injury in … More ICYMI: Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 16 – Kelsey Koelzer

ICYMI: The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 3 feat. Matt Falkenbury

Be sure to listen to Episode 3 of The Founding 4 Podcast on Soundcloud or iTunes, because Episode 4 will drop later this week! My co-host Mike Murphy wrote an awesome recap of our episode featuring Riveters play-by-play announcer Matt Falkenbury. But, here’s the gist: Intros Recap of Week 2 games Which Season One Riveter … More ICYMI: The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 3 feat. Matt Falkenbury

Behind the Mask: Catching up with Katie Fitzgerald and the Chicago Bandits

Posted Aug 9, 2017 for The Ice Garden Earlier this summer, The Ice Garden spoke to New York Riveters goalie Katie Fitzgerald about her internship with the Chicago Bandits, reigning champions of the National Pro Fastpitch softball league. The experience has been an opportunity to pursue other interests in sports, while also gaining a new perspective … More Behind the Mask: Catching up with Katie Fitzgerald and the Chicago Bandits

Developing blue lines and key unsigned defenders of the NWHL

 Posted on Jul 8, 2017 for FanRag Sports  Before the most recent signings by the Buffalo Beauts, only eight blue-liners had committed to an NWHL team for the fall. Here is a look at the current defenders for each team, courtesy of Mike Murphy of FanRag Sports. https://twitter.com/DigDeepBSB/status/881217612348362755/photo/1 Each team has some holes on the blue … More Developing blue lines and key unsigned defenders of the NWHL

Team USA defeats Canada, advances to gold medal match

USA seek first Ball Hockey World Championships medal in team history – Jun 9, 2017 In my latest for The Ice Garden, I highlight the USA Women’s ball Hockey Team on the eve of their first-ever gold medal game appearance.  The team defeated Canada 3-2 in the semi-finals to advance.  The program has never placed … More Team USA defeats Canada, advances to gold medal match

First article for The Victory Press!

Four American Women of Color Navigating Hockey’s Whiteness The Victory Press, May 22, 2017 PHOTO CREDIT: Beverly Schaefer/Courtesy of Princeton Athletics This year marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that has significantly improved the ability of girls and women to participate in sports. Their participation in college athletics has grown seven-fold … More First article for The Victory Press!

Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet

Originally posted March 10th for The Ice Garden Katie Fitzgerald debuted her new goalie mask at the 2017 NWHL All-Star Weekend. Prior to the festivities in Pittsburgh, Fitzgerald chatted with The Ice Garden about her new helmet. The Ice Garden: What is the special relationship between a goalie and her helmet? The usually Monday feeling? … More Riveters All-Star goalie Katie Fitzgerald shares the story behind her new helmet