NWHL News and Notes – August 13th, 2019

Today in the NWHL we had three big signings today as we inch closer to the 2019-20 seaaon.

 

First we have the Boston Pride who announced that they have signed forward Marisa Raspa.

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Raspa, 23, played four seasons at RPI for a total of 131 games. The rugged forward will be joining a very deep forward group in Boston. This will be Raspa’s first season in the NWHL and with the Pride.

 

Then the Connecticut Whale announced that they have signed goaltender Cassandra Goyette to a one year deal.

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Goyette, who graduated from Nichols College this past Spring, had a 1.42 goals against average and a .952 save percentage in 21 games during her senior season this past season. This will be Goyette’s first  season in the NWHL and with the Whale.

 

Lastly, the Minnesota Whitecaps announced that they have signed forward Stephanie Anderson to a one year deal.

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Anderson, who spent the last two seasons playing in China in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, had 8 goals and 9 assists for 17 points in 28 games in 2017-18 with the Kunlun Red Star. Then she had 5 goals and three assists for 8 points in 28 games for Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays last season. This will be Anderson’s first season in the NWHL and with the Whitecaps.

 

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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