NWHL releases attendance numbers, hints at new initiatives in 2018-19 season in review

Takeaways from the NWHL Season in Review Yesterday, the NWHL released its 2018-19 season in review, which included average team-specific attendance numbers, total dollars to-date spent on players salaries, and much more. Here are my takeaways. Attendance For the first time, the NWHL released overall attendance and team-specific average attendance numbers. The league has never … More NWHL releases attendance numbers, hints at new initiatives in 2018-19 season in review

ICYMI: The IX Newsletter talks to Val Ackerman about the future of women’s ice hockey

Hi all: I haven’t updates in a while, but ahead of my next hockey edition of The IX Newsletter, I wanted to repost my interview with Val Ackerman from last week. You might recognize the name Val Ackerman from her time with the NBA, USA Basketball, the first WNBA President, or as the current commissioner … More ICYMI: The IX Newsletter talks to Val Ackerman about the future of women’s ice hockey

Riveters’ Picard Joins NHL Alumni and Celebrities at #MikeyStrong Game, Hosted by the NJ Devils

Also posted on NWHL.zone March 5, 2018 Riveters defender Michelle “Shelly” Picard participated in the Fourth Annual #MikeyStrong Charity Hockey Game on Friday at the Prudential Center. Four years ago, Mike Nichols suffered a spinal injury at a high school hockey game in 2014. Since then, he has teamed up with WFAN and Boomer Esiason for the … More Riveters’ Picard Joins NHL Alumni and Celebrities at #MikeyStrong Game, Hosted by the NJ Devils

REBLOG: Art Dorrington, the first black hockey player to sign a pro contract, dies at 87 — TheColorOfHockey

Art Dorrington, the first black ice hockey player to sign a professional contract, passed away on Friday at age 87. Art Dorrington was a scorer on the ice and a community activist off it. Dorrington was a high-scoring forward in the old Eastern Hockey League, Eastern Amateur Hockey League and International Hockey League. He played for… … More REBLOG: Art Dorrington, the first black hockey player to sign a pro contract, dies at 87 — TheColorOfHockey

REBLOG: Meet Kim Davis, a hockey newbie on a mission to boost the NHL’s outreach — TheColorOfHockey

I want to thank Bill Douglas of The Color of Hockey for accepting this story. It was a pleasure to highlight Kim Davis and her new position with the National Hockey League. Editor’s Note: The Color of Hockey is pleased to feature this post written by Erica L. Ayala, a multi-talented New York-based sportswriter, blogger, … More REBLOG: Meet Kim Davis, a hockey newbie on a mission to boost the NHL’s outreach — TheColorOfHockey

REBLOG: Jordan Subban traded as P.K. and Malcolm Subban face each other for the first time in the NHL

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F345113749&show_artwork=true&maxwidth=529&maxheight=794&dnt=1 Change has been good for two Subbans. Will it be good for a third? Defenseman Jordan Subban goes from Canucks to Kings.Defenseman Jordan Subban, who was a Vancouver Canucks, 2013 fourth-round draft pick, was traded to the Los Angeles Kings Friday for forward Nic Dowd. Jordan, an undersized blue’liner at 5-foot-9, 185-pounds, had spent most… … More REBLOG: Jordan Subban traded as P.K. and Malcolm Subban face each other for the first time in the NHL