Sunday, October 11, 2015

NWHL Drops the Puck, Sells Out

Mark the date: October 11, 2015. The day that professional women's hockey in the United States became a viable entity.

The NWHL dropped pucks for its opening weekend in Buffalo, N.Y. (Harbor Center), where the Boston Pride took out the Buffalo Beauts, 4-1, and in Stamford, Ct. (Chelsea Piers), where the Connecticut Whale downed the New York Riveters, 4-1.

The league's first goal was scored by Jessica Koizumi of the Whale, at 2:28 of the first period.

Check the video above to find out more about the league, or click here to read more about the NWHL and the league's commish, Dani Rylan

Here's some Tweets that help tell the story of opening day: