NWHL News and Notes – August 15th, 2019

Today in the NWHL there were two more player signings made, and another sponsorship announcement.


Starting off the day the Boston Pride announced that they have signed defender Briana Mastel to a one year deal.


Mastel, former captain at Harvard, played 128 games for the Crimson recording 7 goals and 33 assists for 40 points, and also had a plus-27 rating during her four years on the Harvard blue line. This will be Mastel’s first season in the NWHL and with the Pride.


Then the Metropolitan Riveters announced that they have signed St. Louis native Nicole Arnold for the 2019-20 season.


Arnold, who spent two seasons with the University of Maine, played 10 games last season for the St. Louis University men’s ACHA team where she would score 2 goals and record 5 assists for 7 points. This will be Arnold’s first season with the Riveters and in the NWHL.


Then the NWHL announced that they have renewed with VEDA to become the official sponsor of the NWHL for a second consecutive year.


AG Health, a leader in pioneering Endocannabinoid Nutrition (ECN) products will have VEDA become the official sponsor for league this season and VEDA will make their CBD products available and continue to empower the female athletes throughout the year.


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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