NWHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
|1. Minnesota Whitecaps||3||0||0||0||6|
|2. Toronto Six||2||1||0||1||5|
|3. Metropolitan Riveters||2||1||0||0||4|
|4. Connecticut Whale||2||1||0||0||4|
|5. Boston Pride||1||3||0||0||2|
|6. Buffalo Beauts||0||2||0||1||1|
- Boston Pride v. Connecticut Whale – 530p ET
- In a rematch of the 2020 Semifinals, the Connecticut Whale would exact their revenge on the Boston Pride. In the first period McKenna Brand would strike on the powerplay with 61 seconds left in the period to give the Pride the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Emma Vlasic would come alive as she would play a factor in all four Whale goals. Starting off early in the third Vlasic would feed Tori Howran who would score her first career NWHL goal to tie the game at one. Then Vlasic would contribute on both Katelynn Russ and Alyssa Wohlfeiler’s tallies to take the two goal lead, and to cap it off Vlasic would score one of her own to give the Whale the 4-1 win over the Pride.
Shaggy’s TXHT Recap – Four Goal Third Period Secures A Whale Victory
- Buffalo Beauts v. Toronto Six – 830p ET
- For the second game of the night, the Buffalo Beauts and Toronto Six would face off and in the first period Brooke Boquist would open the scoring for the Six, but Autumn MacDougall would net a pair of goals to give the Beauts the 2-1 lead. Then in the second period Taylor Woods and Megan Quinn would net goals to get the Six back in the lead, and Emily Fluke would ice the game in the third period with the shorthanded empty net goal as the Six win 4-2 for their second straight victory and hop into second place in the NWHL.
- Mike’s TXHT Recap – Six Make It Two Straight with Defeat of Beauts
- CTW v. MIN – 830p ET
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