BREAKING: Boston Welcomes a Fresh Hockey Team

Published August 29, 2023 at 7:34

Prepare for a fresh chapter in professional women's hockey as The PWHL steps into the spotlight, bringing together six energetic teams from prominent cities: Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Boston, New York, and Minnesota.

Originally set to unveil more about this new women's hockey league through a virtual press conference on Tuesday morning, the league's secrets were spilled a tad earlier than planned.

Sharp-eyed enthusiasts spotted six new Twitter accounts proudly adorned with the PWHL logo, inadvertently revealing the lineup of the Original Six teams.

Toronto and Montreal, no strangers to women's hockey with teams like the Aeros, Sting, Furies, Wingstar/Axion, Jofa Titan, Phénix, and Force, will now host their fifth professional women's hockey franchise each.

Ottawa, with the Raiders and Senators already in the hockey mix, will extend a warm welcome to their third team.

Boston and Minnesota, renowned for the Pride and Whitecaps respectively, will be marking their second foray into the world of professional women's hockey.

A historic moment shines as a professional women's hockey team debuts in New York—a big step for the sport in a city where hockey has thrived in nearby locations like Buffalo, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

Brace for an exciting journey as The PWHL takes center stage in women's hockey. With a blend of familiar faces and fresh contenders, get ready for a showcase of skill and passion on the ice.
August 29   |   145 answers
BREAKING: Boston Welcomes a Fresh Hockey Team

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