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NWHL 2017-18 Regular Season Schedule Announced

Brooklyn, NY – The National Women’s Hockey League has released the schedule for the 2017-18 regular season.

Season tickets for all teams go on sale this Thursday, Aug. 10 at 11:00 am at NWHL.zone.

The NWHL’s founding four franchises – Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale and New York Riveters – will each play 16 games in season three. Opening Day for all four teams is Saturday, Oct. 28, and the regular season finales are on Saturday, March 10. Each team will play one game per week, with the exception of the weekend of Jan. 20-21, when the Pride and Riveters are playing a home-and-home series.

There is one game on a Friday (Connecticut at Boston on Feb. 2), 19 games on Saturdays and 12 on Sundays. There are two neutral-site regular season games featuring the defending Isobel Cup champion Buffalo Beauts: Buffalo will face the Riveters in Rochester on Nov. 4, and the Whale in Pittsburgh on Jan. 14. The 2018 NWHL All-Star Weekend will take place on Feb. 10-11 in an NHL city to be announced in the near future.

The NWHL Twitter Game of the Week” will stream live on Twitter at NWHL.twitter.com or via @NWHL. The broadcast schedule will be released in the weeks ahead.

The Pride play at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston; the Beauts at Harborcenter in Buffalo; the Whale at Terry Conners Ice Rink in Stamford; and the Riveters at RWJ Barnabas Health Hockey House in Newark. The playoff semifinals are tentatively scheduled for the weekend of March 17, and the Isobel Cup Final is expected to be played on the weekend of March 24.

2017-18 Regular Season Schedule

Week 1: Saturday, October 28 2:00 pm – Pride at Riveters

2:30 pm – Beauts at Whale

Week 2: Saturday, November 4 7:30 pm – Whale at Pride

(in Rochester) 7:30 pm – Riveters at Beauts

Week 3: Saturday, November 11 7:00 pm – Riveters at Whale

8:00 pm – Pride at Beauts

Week 4: Saturday, November 18 7:30 pm – Riveters at Beauts

Sunday, November 19 2:30 pm – Pride at Whale

Week 5: Saturday, December 2 7:30 pm – Beauts at Pride

Sunday, December 3 3:00 pm – Whale at Riveters

Week 6: Sunday, December 10 2:30 pm – Pride at Whale

3:00 pm – Beauts at Riveters

Week 7: Saturday, December 16 1:30 pm – Whale at Beauts

7:30 pm – Riveters at Pride

Week 8: Saturday, January 6 1:30 pm – Pride at Beauts

Sunday, January 7 3:00 pm – Whale at Riveters

Week 9: Sunday, January 14 2:00 pm – Beauts at Whale
(in Pittsburgh)

Week 10: Saturday, January 20 1:00 pm – Whale at Beauts

7:30 pm – Riveters at Pride

Sunday, January 21 3:00 pm – Pride at Riveters

Week 11: Saturday, January 27 1:30 pm – Pride at Beauts

7:00 pm – Riveters at Whale

Week 12: Friday, February 2 6:00 pm – Whale at Pride

Saturday, February 3 1:00 pm – Riveters at Beauts

February 10-11 – 2018 NWHL All-Star Weekend

Week 13: Sunday, February 18 1:30 pm – Whale at Riveters

2:30 pm – Beauts at Pride

Week 14: Sunday, February 25 2:30 pm – Pride at Whale

3:00 pm – Beauts at Riveters

Week 15: Saturday, March 3 7:30 pm – Whale at Pride

Sunday, March 4 3:00 pm – Beauts at Riveters

Week 16: Saturday, March 10 7:00 pm – Beauts at Whale

7:30 pm – Riveters at Pride

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