NWHL News and Notes – August 5th, 2019

Today in the NWHL we  had two more signing announcements for the 2019-20 Season.


Starting with the Buffalo Beauts who have signed defender Marie-Jo Pelletier to a one year contract.


Pelletier, who is 4 feet and 11 inches, played 143 games for the University of New Hampshire where she had 13 goals and 39 assists for 52 points. This will be Pelletier’s first season in the NWHL and with the Beauts.


Then the Minnesota Whitecaps announced that they have signed NWHL All-Star Audra Richards to a one year contract.


Richards, who played for the Metropolitan Riveters in her rookie season last year, scored 8 goals tying Madison Packer for the team lead, and will be going to the Whitecaps where she will be closer to home.


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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