Brooklyn, NY – The National Women’s Hockey League and NESN (New England Sports Network), home of the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox, announced today that NESN will air two Boston Pride games during the second half of the league’s season.
Saturday, January 21Boston Pride at New York Riveters 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 12 Boston Pride at New York Riveters 4:00 PM
Both games feature the defending Isobel Cup champion Pride facing the New York Riveters at Barnabas Health Hockey House in Newark and will air on NESNplus. Fans can find the NESNplus channel in their area by visiting NESN.com/nesn-channel-listings.
"We believe strongly in the broadcast value of women’s hockey,” said NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan. “We’re very happy that NESN agrees and will make these two games available to their more than four million viewers. Big thanks to NESN for its support of the NWHL and women’s hockey.”
Both games will still be available for fans via Cheddar and NWHL Cross Ice Pass. In the NWHL’s inaugural season of 2015-16, NESN jumped in as the league’s first television partner.
“NESN is proud to continue our association with the NWHL in its second season,” said Joseph Maar, NESN’s Vice President of Programming & Production, Executive Producer. “These games between the Pride and Riveters will feature some of the best women’s hockey players in the country, so we hope fans will tune in.”