Predators girls’ team in Tennessee, should she be interested in continuing her career up north, she could really make a splash with the Whitecaps in season six. The term “international free agents” might be a bit of a misnomer — who we’re really talking about are players with ties to the Twin Cities region who have spent one or more of the last few seasons playing overseas. In the mean time, we’ve compiled a list of free agents with ties to the area the Whitecaps might target ahead of next year. The IIHF’s U18 World decisions show a lack of care about the women’s game. With 22 points over 37 games, Emily Antony finished the season at the top of the points race among Minnesota State forwards for the second time in her career. The usual every other week post of links to read from around women’s hockey. During the 2017-18 campaign, Auby set the program record for the longest shutout streak with 269:09, beating the previous record by more than sixty minutes.
“We’re praying our fans will continue to follow us.”. All stats courtesy of EliteProspects, individual team websites, and HerHockeyCounts. Gardner made her first senior team appearance with Team USA when she skated in the 2018 Four Nations Cup in Saskatchewan, but hasn’t made the cut for any training camps or senior team rosters since. Caitlin Reilly is the most recent college graduate of our overseas free agents, having left Minnesota with 51 points over three seasons in the maroon and gold in 2018. Despite playing only five games for the Whale this season, we think Allie LaCombe has plenty of potential waiting to be tapped should she sign for another season in the NWHL. MinnPost | P.O. Never fear — Jack Brodt has been a reliable part of the Whitecaps for years, and is sure to have something up his sleeve for season six. Since graduating, Reilly has played two seasons overseas in Austria with the EHV Sabres in Vienna, registering 38 points in just 15 games her first season. With a handful of the WCHA’s highest scoring graduates already committed to compete with the PWHPA for the upcoming season, it’s unlikely that we’ll see any players with national team ties sign with the Whitecaps out of the WCHA. Minnesota Whitecaps - NWHL (W) - hockey team page with roster, stats, transactions at While a member of the Fighting Hawks, Hanson racked up a career 27 points — which isn’t too shabby for a player typically utilized as a defender.

During the 2019-20 season, she appeared in two showcases with the PWHPA: the Magellan Corporation Showcase in Chicago, and the Arizona Showcase in Tempe. Standings. Whitecaps' founder and general manager Jack Brodt then returned to the coaching position he held prior to joining the NWHL and hired former University of Minnesota player Ronda Curtin Engelhardt as co-coach.[4].

Combined with the fact that two of their draft picks are already out of the picture — Presley Norby is moving to Chicago to work in real estate and Patti Marshall has signed a contract with the Brynäs IF of the SDHL — the Whitecaps are going to have to work extra hard to pad their roster with recruits from local universities if they want a shot at the 2021 Isobel Cup. The Eden Prairie native was a solid middle six forward for Syracuse during her tenure with the Orange, and had a very productive year with the EHV Sabres Wien in the EWHL in 2015-16. The NWHL’s primary revenue source is investor dollars, followed by ticket sales. Corinne Buie is well-loved by fans, players, and management alike as the captain of the Buffalo Beauts, but her movement this off-season has been mostly a secret. Over the past two years with the latter club, Hanson has totaled 39 points over 66 games, which just goes to show that, if utilized properly, she can really shine as either a middle six forward or an offensively productive defender. She’s been consistently solid in net over her tenure with the Raiders, routinely posting save percentages of over .920 in seasons where she played in ten or more games. She would be a great fit for the Whitecaps in either role, in my opinion, given the dearth of signings we’ve witnessed from the westernmost NWHL team. Minnesota Whitecaps Oct. 8, 2019 She has been consistently solid in both ends of the ice, earning all-WCHA second team honors during her junior season after netting a career high in points (22). She would end up producing only 4 points over 13 games during the 16-17 campaign, but jumped at the opportunity for relocation when Leksands IF came knocking. With only four players under contract for the 2020-21 season, who could the Whitecaps potentially be eyeing? The rise and fall of the Minnesota North Stars, Amid growing homelessness in the Twin Cities, outgoing Catholic Charities CEO sees hope — and warning signs, Minneapolis’ effort to ‘dismantle’ the city’s police department has become a campaign issue — in the suburbs, Why (and where) Amy Klobuchar will still be a factor in the 2020 election.