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Weekend Update: Oct. 27 - 28

It’s the last weekend of NWHL, CWHL play before the 4 Nations break

Michelle Jay

NWHL

Sat. Oct. 27

Minnesota Whitecaps beat Buffalo Beauts in Minnesota; 3 - 2

Goals

  • Whitecaps: Katie McGovern, Kate Schipper, Joanna Curtis
  • Beauts: Maddie Elia, Taylor Accursi

In the Battle of the Undefeateds, the Whitecaps stayed on top after the first game. Schipper’s goal was the first of her NWHL career. McGovern is the first player in the NWHL to score on Beauts goalie Shannon Szabados.

Metropolitan Riveters beat Boston Pride in Boston; 3 - 2

Goals

  • Riveters: Rebecca Russo (2), Chelsea Ziadie
  • Pride: Jillian Dempsey, Toni Ann Miano

The Riveters finally got their first win of the season. Russo’s game winning goal came with three seconds left in the game. Miano’s goal was the first of her NWHL career.

Sun. Oct. 28

Minnesota Whitecaps beat Buffalo Beauts in Minnesota; 2 - 1

Goals

  • Whitecaps: Kate Schipper, Amy Menke
  • Beauts: Dani Cameranesi

Cameranesi’s goal was the first of her NWHL career. Schipper’s goal came less than 30 seconds into the game.

CWHL

After this weekend, all teams except for the Blades and KRS Vanke Rays go on a two-week break for 4 Nations.

Sat. Oct. 27

Calgary Inferno beat Worcester Blades in Worcester; 5 -0

Goals

  • Inferno: Kelty Apperson, Kacey Bellamy, Blayre Turnbull, Venla Hovi, Brigette Lacquette
  • Blades: n/a

The Blades played Mariah Fujimagari once again. She faced 47 total shots while the Blades only took 17.

Les Canadiennes de Montreal beat Toronto Furies in Montreal; 1 - 0

Goals

  • Les Canadiennes: Erin Ambrose
  • Furies: n/a

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Markham Thunder beat KRS Vanke Rays in Markham; 1 - 0

Goals

  • Thunder: Victoria Bach
  • KRS Vanke Rays: n/a

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Sun. Oct. 28

Inferno beat Blades in Worcester; 9 - 0

Goals

  • Inferno: Brianna Decker, Kelty Apperson, Blayre Turnbull, Eden Murray, Rebecca Leslie, Rebeca Johnston, Dakota Woodworth, Brianne Jenner, Halli Krzyzaniak
  • Blades: n/a

Of the 14 goals the Inferno scored, 12 different players scored for them, which is crazy. Blades veteran goaltender Lauren Dahm still has not started. Dahm seemed to struggle when she came into the game in the second period, giving up three goals in the first five minutes. She didn’t play the third.

Les Canadiennes beat Furies in Montreal; 7 - 0

Goals

  • Les Canadiennes: Mélodie Daoust, Katia Clement-Heydra (2), Ann-Sophie Bettez, Tracy-Ann Lavigne, Olivia Atkinson, Taylor Willard
  • Furies: n/a

After a tight first game, Montreal broke it open in the second game. Lavigne, Atkinson, and Willard all scored their first CWHL goals.

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