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The 2015-16 Connecticut Whale season will be the first in franchise history. The club is scheduled to participate in the National Women's Hockey League (2015) inaugural season.

Offseason

  • On July 1, the Whale signed former BU Terriers blueliner and 2015 Clarkson Cup champion Kaleigh Fratkin to a contract, making her the first Canadian to sign an NWHL contract.

NWHL Draft

Main article: 2015 NWHL Draft

The following were the Whale’s selections in the 2015 NWHL Draft on June 20, 2015.

Round # Player Nationality College
1 2 Hannah Brandt Flag of the United States United States Univ. of Minnesota
2 6 Michelle Picard Flag of the United States United States Harvard Univ.
3 10 Milica McMillen Flag of the United States United States Univ. of Minnesota
4 14 Maryanne Menefee Flag of the United States United States Univ. of Minnesota
5 18 Cassandra Poudrier Flag of Canada.svg Canada Cornell
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Transactions

Date Player Former team
June 25, 2015 Shiann Darkangelo Quinnipiac Bobcats
June 25, 2015 Sam Faber Boston Blades
June 25, 2015 Chelsea Laden Quinnipiac Bobcats[2]
July 1, 2015 Kaleigh Fratkin Boston Blades [3]

Regular season

Schedule not yet released

Awards and honors

To be determined

References

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