NWHL rebrands as Premier Hockey Federation
The National Women’s Hockey League has rebranded as the Premier Hockey Federation, introducing a name change and new logo ahead of the 2021-22 season.
Tumminia named full-time NWHL commissioner
Tyler Tumminia has been appointed the full-time National Women’s Hockey League commissioner, having served in an interim leadership position since October 2020.
NWHL teams all independently owned following Beauts, Whitecaps sale
All six National Women’s Hockey League teams are now independently owned following the sale of the Buffalo Beauts and Minnesota Whitecaps by W Hockey Partners, the entity that owns the league-run teams, to NL…
Shared Hockey Enterprises acquires NWHL’s Connecticut Whale
The National Women’s Hockey League's Connecticut Whale has been acquired by Shared Hockey Enterprises, which is led by Tobin Kelly, a mergers and acquisitions specialist with strong ice hockey ties.
NWHL doubles salary cap, delays Montreal expansion
The National Women’s Hockey League has announced it will double its salary cap from $150,000 to $300,000 per team for the 2021-22 season.
NWHL poised to add Montreal expansion team
The National Women's Hockey League is expected to continue its expansion into Canada by adding a seventh team in the Montreal market
Rylan Kearney steps down from NWHL advisory, ownership roles
National Women's Hockey League founder Dani Rylan Kearney has stepped down from her position as league advisor and president of the entity that owns four teams
NWHL to complete Isobel Cup Playoffs in Boston
The National Women's Hockey League has announced it will complete its Isobel Cup Playoffs on March 26-27 at Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston
Botta steps down as NWHL head of communications
Chris Botta has stepped down as the National Women's Hockey League head of communications, having handed in his resignation earlier this month
NWHL abruptly suspends season ahead of playoffs due to rise in Covid cases
The National Women's Hockey League has abruptly suspended its shortened 2021 season ahead of its historic nationally-televised playoffs due to further positive Covid-19 tests
NWHL brings in Dick’s Sporting Goods as Isobel Cup presenting sponsor
The National Women's Hockey League has announced that Dick's Sporting Goods has become the presenting sponsor of the 2021 Isobel Cup trophy presentation and the Isobel Cup Final Most Valuable Player award.
Connecticut Whale becomes second team to withdraw from NWHL bubble
The Connecticut Whale has become the second team to withdraw from the ongoing National Women's Hockey League bubble tournament in Lake Placid, New York
NWHL ends tumultuous week on high note with lucrative Discover partnership
The National Women's Hockey League has ended a tumultuous week on a high note by announcing a partnership with Discover Financial Services, which has been designated the official credit card of the league
Metropolitan Riveters withdrawn from NWHL tournament due to Covid outbreak
The Metropolitan Riveters have been withdrawn from the National Women's Hockey League's quarantined tournament after several members of the organization tested positive for Covid-19
OOFOS named NWHL’s official recovery footwear partner
The National Women’s Hockey League has announced a strategic partnership with OOFOS, which has been designated the league's official recovery footwear sponsor of the league's 2021 season.
NBC Sports to broadcast NWHL’s Isobel Cup semifinals, final in landmark deal
NBC Sports has announced that the National Women’s Hockey League 2021 Isobel Cup semifinals and final will air live exclusively on cable network NBCSN on February 4-5.
NWHL, Stathletes agree to data partnership for 2021 season
The National Women’s Hockey League has announced a partnership with Canada-based ice hockey analytics company Stathletes, which will provide data and insights to the league’s teams throughout the NWHL…