• #NWHLXWISS: biomedical engineer and defender Mallory Souliotis
    January 23, 2020
    #NWHLxWISS is a series in partnership with accounting firm WISS that highlights the careers, interests and stories of women in the NWHL as well as women working at WISS.
  • Bray Ketchum Celebrates Stanley Cup Win with Schwartz Family
    June 24, 2019
    The last time NWHL fans saw Bray Ketchum on the ice she was hoisting the Isobel Cup over her head following the Metropolitan Riveters championship game win.
  • Bray Ketchum Retires From Professional Hockey
    September 05, 2018
    Today, one of the founding members of the Metropolitan Riveters and the NWHL has decided to hang up her skates. After six seasons of professional hockey in the CWHL and NWHL, Bray Ketchum has announced her retirement.
  • Tenth Annual Mandi Schwartz Drive Adds 464 More Potential Life Savers
    April 19, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With 51 life-saving marrow donations through its first nine years, the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale had given people plenty of reasons to celebrate heading into the 10th annual drive Thursday. This year's edition was another success, as the Bulldogs added 464 more potential donors to the Be The Match Registry®.
  • Inside ECAC Hockey Features Badini, Decker & Gilmour
    February 02, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Inside ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the league.
  • Former Bulldog Heading to South Korea
    January 23, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Former Yale Bulldog Phoebe Staenz was named to Switzerland's 2018 Olympic hockey team on Monday.
  • Annual 'Run for Mandi' hosting bone marrow registry to combat cancer
    August 25, 2017
    An annual run honouring a late Canadian hockey player is working with a bone marrow and stem cell registry group in hopes of helping more people in her name.
  • NWHL TOP 30 PROSPECTS: #15-11
    August 09, 2017
    We are counting down the NWHL's Top 30 Prospects in preparation for the 2017 NWHL Draft! We will be listing five prospects until we reach number one!
  • NWHL TOP 30 PROSPECTS: #25-21
    August 02, 2017
    We are counting down the NWHL's Top 30 Prospects in preparation for the 2017 NWHL Draft! We will be listing five prospects until we reach number one!
    July 17, 2017
    BROOKLYN, NY – A standout two-way forward at Yale for four years from 2011-2015, Stephanie Mock is beginning her professional hockey career this upcoming season after signing a one-year deal with the Connecticut Whale.
  • Riveters Re-sign Ketchum to Add Scoring Depth
    July 10, 2017
    Last season, the New York Riveters offense was considerably better than it was in the National Women’s Hockey League’s inaugural season. The Riveters scored an average of 3.05 goals per game, a dramatic improvement from the 2.22 goals per game they scored in 2015-16.
    June 22, 2017
    BROOKLYN, NY – Forward Bray Ketchum has re-signed with the New York Riveters for the 2017-18 season, her third with the club.
  • Paige Decker is Dedicated to Keeping Athletes' Brains Healthy
    April 08, 2017
    One hit ended Paige Decker's hockey career. The misdiagnoses and long, painful road back to normalcy led her to educate other players about the effects of concussions.
  • Catching Up With Bray Ketchum
    December 02, 2016
    After four stellar years at Yale University, where she racked up 84 points (41g-43a) in 117 games, Bray Ketchum joined the CWHL and was a part of the Boston Blades 2015 Clarkson Cup championship team
  • Bray Ketchum Re-Signs with New York Riveters
    May 01, 2016
    New York, NY - Bray Ketchum has signed a contract with the New York Riveters for the 2016-17 season, General Manager Chad Wiseman announced Thursday. Ketchum and the Pride agreed to terms on a one-year, $15,000 contract.
  • Sharun Named Head Coach of OHA Squad
    May 01, 2016
    Christina Sharun is the first head coach of the Okanagan Hockey Academy Female Varsity team.
  • Mandi Schwartz Night Brings Teammates, Rivals Together
    January 12, 2016
    Saturday night, Bray Ketchum pulled on her skates, her jersey and threw on her helmet in the dressing room of her college barn, Yale University’s Ingalls Rink, heading down the tunnel for yet another game on ice she had known every inch of just a few short years ago. She was getting ready for yet another game against the Connecticut Whale, but this game would be unlike any of the ones that preceded it this season at Aviator Sports and Events, or at Chelsea Piers Stamford.
  • Whale Names Koizumi Captain
    November 18, 2015
    STAMFORD, CT– The Connecticut Whale of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) has announced that Jessica Koizumi will be the team’s first captain and Kaleigh Fratkin will serve as the Whale’s first assistant captain.
  • Ex-Hockey Player Chronicles Painful Concussion Recovery
    October 13, 2015
    That is the opening paragraph to The Invisible Injury, a blog Paige Decker created in September to chronicle her ongoing struggles and recovery from her concussion nearly 700 days ago.
  • The Anatomy of a Concussion, How I Got Mine, and the Denial I Experienced in its Aftermath
    September 30, 2015
    Most people have a general sense of what a concussion is. If you’ve never had one, you’ve surely known someone who has had one, and if you’re a sports fan, you’ve certainly heard them being discussed and debated on sports channels, particularly surrounding the high risk posed to NFL players.
  • Upper Deck Honors Mandi Schwartz with Memorabilia Card, Fundraiser
    December 17, 2013
    As collectors studied the 2013-14 NHL Upper Deck Series One checklist they saw the name of a hockey player that never played one game in the NHL. Upper Deck staff had been working closely with the family of Mandi Schwartz and the Yale Athletic Department to create a unique collectible as a way of honoring the late Yale womens’ hockey star while also creating awareness for her charitable organization the Mandi Schwartz Foundation (www.mandi17.org).
  • Duggan Brings Great Perspective to Team Alberta
    March 19, 2013
    Having served as a player and coach for Team Alberta, Erin Duggan, a former Yale standout, brings a terrific breadth of perspective and knowledge to the squad.
  • Dishing Out Assists in a New Way
    December 03, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Throughout its history ECAC Hockey has always taken pride in the accomplishments of its student-athletes on and off the ice. What has made these accomplishments even more special is that they have often carried on after playing careers are finished.
  • Schwartz Continues to Influence
    December 05, 2011
    Jersey number 17 hangs in its own stall in the women’s hockey locker room and travels with the team to every away game. But there is no player 17 on the team’s current roster.
  • Koizumi, Snikeris Earn Invites to USA Hockey National Festival
    August 10, 2011
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale women's ice hockey is well-represented at the 2011 USA Hockey Women's National Festival, as goalie Jackee Snikeris '11 and assistant coach Jessica Koizumi have both earned invitations to the camp. They are in Blaine, Minn., Aug. 10-20 in hopes of earning a spot on Team USA's roster for upcoming international competitions.
  • ECAC Hockey Alums Selected in CWHL Draft
    July 27, 2011
    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.
  • Babony Wraps Up Competition at Olympics
    February 24, 2010
    VANCOUVER, B.C. - Former Yale standout Natalie Babony completed her run with Team Slovakia at the Winter Olympics Monday night. Babony had one assist in five games as Slovakia finished eighth. Babony is the third player in the history of Yale women's hockey to make an Olympic team roster.
  • Babony Starts Play in Olympics Saturday
    February 12, 2010
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Former Yale women's ice hockey player Natalie Babony '06 (Whitby, Ont./Holderness School/Telus Lightning) and Team Slovakia start play in the Olympics this Saturday with a game against Canada at 5 p.m. Vancouver time (8 p.m. Eastern time).
  • Babony Selected to Play in 2010 Olympics
    January 05, 2010
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Former Yale player Natalie Babony ’06 (Whitby, Ont./Holderness School/Telus Lightning) has been selected for the Slovakian Olympic Team and will be a part of the upcoming Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C., starting Feb. 13. Babony is the third player in the history of Yale women’s hockey to make an Olympic team roster.
  • Resor Eyes Second Olympic Run
    July 09, 2009
    This summer Helen Resor is running up mountains, lifting weights five days a week, and competing in rigorous treadmill fitness tests. In other words, she is trying out for the Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, which will play at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.
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