NWHL News – Whale Strike Gold

Today in the NWHL the Connecticut Whale struck some gold with their most recent signing.


Whale Strike Gold

  • The Connecticut Whale have signed US National Team Member Melissa Samoskevich for the 2020-21 season.

  • Samoskevich, a forward, was a member of the 2019 IIHF World Championship Gold Medal US team in which she would sclre two goals in seven games played.
  • Samoskevich was the Whale’s First Round selection, and second overall, in the 2018 NWHL Draft.
  • In 144 games with Quinnipiac, Samoskevich would record 54 goals and 55 assists for 109 points from 2015 to 2019.


TXHT will continue to provide NWHL coverage as more signings and news are announced.


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