NWHL News and Notes – June 18th, 2019

Today in NWHL news, we had a three big signings for the Buffalo Beauts, Metropolitan Riveters, and Boston Pride this morning.


First up, the Buffalo Beauts have signed goaltender Mariah Fujimagari for the 2019-20 season.


Fujimagari will be entering her first season in the NWHL after spending the last two seasons in Slovakia (2017-18) and with the Worcester Blades of the now defunct CWHL (2018-19).


Then it was announced that Rebecca Morse has re-signed with the Riveters for her fourth season with the team.


Morse, who is a New Jersey native and 2018 Isobel Cup Champion, will be bringing her leadership and versatility back to the Riveters for the 2019-20 season.


Lastly to cap off the morning signings, Jillian Dempsey has re-signed with the Pride for the 2019-20 season.


Dempsey, the captain of the Pride for the past two seasons, is tied for first overall in career NWHL goals (29 – Tied with Madison Packer), and is second all time in points (58) in the NWHL. Dempsey is also a two time NWHL All Star.


All three player’s salaries were not disclosed.


All players will partake in the 50 percent cut of revenue from league sponsorship and media deals. Plus they will also receive 15 percent of revenue from apparel sold with their name on it.

TXHT will continue to provide NWHL coverage as more signings are announced.

*Graphics courtesy of the NWHL.

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