Welcome to the TXHT NWHL Weekend Recap for the Weekend of Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, Dec. 8th, 2019, plus news coming out of the weekend.
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Game #1 – Boston Pride v. Metropolitan Riveters
- For the first time since October 5th the Metropolitan Riveters would play a game at home, and once again it would be against the Boston Pride for their fifth matchup of the season. However, the result would be the same as the Pride would remain undefeated after exploding for six goals in the second period. Christigna Putigna (1g, 1a), Jillian Dempsey (2g, 1a), McKenna Brand (1g, 2a), Alyssa Wohlfeiler (2g, 2a), and Mary Parker (1g, 1a) would lead the way for the Pride as they would cruise to an 8-3 victory over the Riveters. Kendall Cornine would have a two goal game for the Riveters.
Sunday, December 8th, 2019
Game #1 – Metropolitan Riveters v. Connecticut Whale
- After being run over by the Pride, the Riveters looked to bounce back against the Whale on the road. After a scoreless first period Madison Packer would get the Riveters on the board first and Kendall Cornine would net a pair of goals to lead the Riveters to a 3-2 victory over the Whale. Emma Vlasic and Kaycie Anderson would score for the Whale.
News and Notes
- The NWHL announced on Friday, Dec. 6th that the Boston Pride have signed goaltender Christina England to a PTO, and will be with the Pride for the week while Lovisa Selander is with Sweden’s national team.
Players of the Week
- The NWHL has announced that forwards Kendall Cornine of the Metropolitan Riveters, and Alyssa Wohlfeiler of the Boston Pride have both been named the VEDA Players of the Week.
- Wohlfeiler would register a goal and two assists against the Riveters on Saturday, Dec. 7th to help guide the Pride to an 8-3 victory.
- Cornine would pace the Riveters with four goals for the weekend. Cornine would net two goals in the Riveters home loss to the Pride on Dec. 7th, and then on Dec. 8th at the Connecticut Whale, Cornine would score two more goals to lead the Riveters to the 3-2 victory.
* All Graphics Courtesy of the NWHL.
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