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Photo Gallery: Pride Home Opener vs Riveters

Pride Win Battle Of The Katies (Fitzgerald / Burt)

The Boston Pride played their first game of the season at Warrior Ice Arena against the reigning Isobel Cup Champion Metropolitan Riveters last Saturday, October 13th. It was a battle of the Katies, with the Rivs icing Katie Fitzgerald in net while the Pride countered with rookie Katie Burt. The Riveters sole returning Olympic star, Amanda Kessel, opened the scoring in the first period to give the Rivs the lead. Boston Pride rookie McKenna Brand would score less than 6 minutes later to tie it up, and the Pride never looked back. Getting goals from Dana Trivigno, Haley Skarupa, Jillian Dempsey, and Emily Field on their way to a 5-1 victory over the visiting Riveters. Burt and the Pride downed Fitzgerald and the Rivs in the first every Battle Of The Katies.

An onlooking fan is in awe over Riveters Goalie Katie Fitzgerald making a nice pad save
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Pride Forward Gigi Marvin protects the puck from Rivs Defenseman Jenny Ryan
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Riveters Defenseman Chelsea Ziadie battles for the puck in front of the Pride net & a prone Katie Burt
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Rebecca Russo flies into the offensive zone
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Pride Defenseman Kaleigh Fratkin out muscles a Rivs Forward for the puck
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Rivs Forward Amanda Kessel fires a shot on net at rookie Pride Goaltender Katie Burt
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McKenna Brand battles Kiira Dosdall for position in front of Rivs Goaltender Katie Fitzgerald
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Kiira Dosdall fights off Haley Skarupa behind the net
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Emily Field hovers around the crease making Katie Fitzgerald’s job that much more difficult
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Dana Trivigno is all smiles after her goal in the third period against the Rivs
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Jordan Smelker carrier the puck into the offensive zone
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