Weekend Update: CWHL, NWHL preseason exhibition edition part 2

Box scores and notes from this weekend’s CWHL and NWHL games


The NCAA kicked off their regular season this passed weekend.

USCHO has the weekend schedule complete with scores and recap links, when available.

Our Poll also recaps how the Top 10 fared.


Worcester Blades lost to KRS Vanke Rays on Sept. 29, 6-0



KRS Vanke Rays: Hanna Bunton (2), Stephanie Anderson, Rachel Llanes, Alex Carpenter, Leah Lum

All of KRS Vanke Rays goals came in the third period.

Worcester Blades lost to KRS Vanke Rays on Sept. 30, 2-0



KRS Vanke Rays: Hannah Miller (2)

The Blades sat Lauren Dahm in favor of last season’s back ups Jetta Rackleff and Amanda Cariddi. Rackleff got the start and Cariddi came in for the start of the second. Vanke had 46 shots to the Blades’ 23.

Markham Thunder lost to Toronto Furies on Sept. 30, 6-1


Thunder: Jaime Lee Rattray,

Furies: Sarah Nurse (2), Anissa Gamble, Natalie Spooner, Melissa Channell, Mackenzie MacNeil

The two GTA teams faced off in an exhibition game as part of CYGHA’s 25th anniversary. Megan Bozek, Laura Fortino, and Laura Stacey did not play for the Thunder. Five of the six Furies goals came from rookies, with the lone veteran to score being Spooner.


Champions Cup: Metropolitan Riveters lost to Luleå Hockey/MSSK (SDHL) at Princeton on Sept. 29, 2-4


Riveters: Kelly Nash, Kristin Lewicki

Luleå Hockey/MSSK: Michelle Karvinen (2), Noora Tulus, Emma Nordin

Five Takeaways From the Champions Cup

The Champions Cup marked the first goal in Riveter’s sweater for Lewicki. Karvinen was named the Player of the Game. Luleå also showed off their incredible celebration imitating their logo.