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NWHL Stands Behind National Team Players

By Staff, 03/16/17, 10:00PM EDT


PHOTO CRED: Michelle Jay

Instead of introducing the starting lineups, the NWHL tonight put the focus on the U.S. National Team players on the Pride and Whale, as their colleagues stood behind them.

BOSTON, MA – Warrior Ice Arena, Boston Pride vs Connecticut Whale Semifinal Playoff Game

Public Address Announcer:

Traditionally, this is the part where we introduce tonight’s starting lineups. But in light of recent events, it is imperative that we change the script.

Introducing the members of the 2017 UNITED STATES National Team!

From the Connecticut Whale
- At Forward, #22 Haley Skarupa
- Forward, #61 Kelli Stack
- Forward, #17 Dana Trivigno
- Forward, #44 Zoe Hickel

From YOUR Boston Pride
- At defense, #22 Kacey Bellamy
- Forward, #25 Alex Carpenter
- Forward, #14 Brianna Decker
- Forward, #17 Meghan Duggan
- Forward, #21 Hilary Knight
- Defender, #19 Gigi Marvin
- and at Forward, #16 Amanda Pelkey

Joining them in solidarity, let's hear it for their NWHL Teammates from the Whale and the Pride!

Video courtesy of ESPN