NWHLPHF

NWHL Rebrands as Premier Hockey Federation

The National Women’s Hockey League has rebranded itself as the Premier Hockey Federation ahead of the 2021–2022 season, with a new logo as well to redefine the league based on skill, not gender, becoming the first professional women’s sports league in North America to lift the word ‘women’s out of its title. In billing the […]

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Hockey Dives Into NFT Collectibles Partnerships

The New Jersey Devils and Fanaply have announced a digital collectibles partnership, allowing Fanaply to host, mint, sell and distribute Devils’ licensed NFTs that include moments throughout the franchise’s history. The partnership’s first collection will include an “NJD EST 1982” NFT coin, which will be available as a 1/1 collectible and sold in auction-style format. […]

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Erie to Host Entire NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

Following similar decisions in basketball, the NCAA has announced that it will stage all rounds of the 2021 Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Erie, Pennsylvania, which had been scheduled to host the Frozen Four. Host institution Mercyhurst University, the Erie Sports Commission and Erie Insurance Arena will work in conjunction to host the eight […]

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NCAA Div II Championship Basketball
Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Opens Bonus Bidding Opportunities for Destinations

Destinations will be able to bid on NCAA championship events that have never before been open for bidding. For the first time this winter, the NCAA will have predetermined hosts for the preliminary rounds in the Division II men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. Bidding is open at ncaa.org/bids and destinations have until January 25 to […]

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NBCSN to Broadcast NWHL Isobel Cup Semifinals, Finals

The National Women’s Hockey League 2021 Isobel Cup Semifinals and Final will air live on NBCSN on February 4–5 from Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York, the first time that women’s professional hockey will be live on a major national cable network in the United States. “Our partnership with NBC Sports is monumental […]

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Arizona State Committee Approves New Multi-Purpose Arena Plan

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved Arizona State University’s plan for a 5,000-seat, $115 million multi-purpose arena that will serve mainly as the home venue for the Sun Devils men’s ice hockey program. The arena will sit right in the area on campus that serves as the site for several other athletic facilities including […]

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