The big news coming from the NWHL today, former Connecticut Whale Captain Emily Fluke has signed with the Boston Pride.
The Pride have added a really good player. On top of being an NWHL All Star last year for the Whale, in the 16 games that she played, she scored 3 goals and added 8 assists for 11 points for the season. She also added a playoff goal in a game against the Riveters.
(Photo Credit: Matthew Raney)
Plus, she was a premier player in her rookie year too! In the 16 games she played that season, she scored 4 goals and added 7 assists for 11 points. She lead the team that year in every major offensive category!
So in total, Fluke has played 32 regular season games in the NWHL, she has 7 goals and 15 assists for 22 points in 2 seasons.
(Check out her Elite Prospects page: https://www.eliteprospects.com/player/571095/emily-fluke)
(Photo Credit: Michelle Jay)
To the Captain, Leader, Legend of the Whale, I want to wish you the best of luck on your upcoming season with Boston. I am happy to see that you are back for Season 5, so that you can continue to inspire and help #GrowTheGame.