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Photo Gallery: Champions Cup - Metropolitan Riveters vs. Luleå Hockey/MSSK

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A photo tour of Luleå Hockey’s Champions Cup victory.

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On September 29, the reigning NWHL champion Metropolitan Riveters hosted SDHL champions Luleå Hockey/MSSK for the inaugural Champions Cup. The game took place at the Hobey Baker Memorial Rink at Princeton University, where Luleå Hockey skated away with a 4-2 win. Shown below are scenes from the action on Saturday.

The Isobel Cup, Champions Cup, and SDHL Championship trophy.
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Luleå’s Michelle Karvinen and Sara Grahn lead the team out of the locker room.
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The Metropolitan Riveters gather in the crease around goaltender Katie Fitzgerald before the start of the game.
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Emma Nordin and Audra Richards line up for the opening faceoff of the inaugural Champions Cup.
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Luleå goaltender Sara Grahn turns aside a shot with a right pad save.
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Luleå nearly score during a net-mouth scramble in front of a sprawling Katie Fitzgerald.
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Madison Packer of the Metropolitan Riveters nearly jams a puck past Luleå goaltender Sara Grahn.
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Fans were treated to a back-and-forth game at Hobey Baker Memorial Rink in Princeton, NJ.
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Riveters rookie Alexa Aramburu closes in on Luleå goaltender Sara Grahn and defender Jenni Hiirikoski for a prime scoring opportunity.
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Luleå celebrate the empty net goal which secured their 4-2 victory.
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Ebba Berglund of Luleå celebrates after the handshake line.
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Luleå captain Jenni Hiirikoski shakes hands with the officials after winning the Champions Cup.
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The Metropolitan Riveters look on as Luleå prepare to accept the Champions Cup.
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Jenni Hiirikoski and Sara Grahn skate the Champions Cup over to their teammates.
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Luleå Hockey celebrate their Champions Cup victory.
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