Boston Pride
Boston Pride.jpg
City: Boston, Massachusetts
League: National Women's Hockey League (2015)
Founded: 2015
Home Arena: Warrior Ice Arena
Colors: Black, Gold, White


Owner(s): NWHL
General Manager: Hayley Moore

The Boston Pride are a professional women's ice hockey team . They are one of the four charter franchises of the National Women's Hockey League (2015) (NWHL).

History[edit | edit source]

The Pride played at the Allied Veterans Memorial Rink in Everett, Massachusetts for the first season.[1]

On May 28, 2015 the Pride announced the hiring of Bobby Jay as their head coach. Jay has experience as an assistant coach for the silver medal-winning 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Team, and on the coaching staff of the U.S. Women’s National Team at the IIHF Women’s World Championships in 2012 and 2013, and the Four Nations Cup in 2011, 2012, and 2013.[2]

On June 23, 2015, former Vermont Catamounts women's ice hockey player Amanda Pelkey became the first player to sign a player contract with the Pride.[3] The team made its debut in 2015.

The team moved to the Warrior Ice Arena for the 2016-17 season. The arena is also the Boston Bruins practice facility.

Draft history[edit | edit source]

With their first pick in the 2015 NWHL Draft, the pride selected Kendall Coyne.

Year-by-Year[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L OL GF GA Pts Finish Isobel Cup Playoffs
2015-16 18 14 3 1 75 39 29 1st W, SF 2-0 (New York Riveters) W, F 2-0 (Buffalo Beauts)
2016-17 17 16 1 0 73 29 32 1st W, SF 8-2 (Connecticut Whale) L, F 2-3 (Buffalo Beauts)
2017-18 16 4 8 4 33 48 12 3rd L, SF 2-3 (ot) (Buffalo Beauts)
2018-19 16 11 5 0 60 36 22 3rd L, SF 0-4 (Buffalo Beauts)
2019-20 24 23 1 0 120 43 46 1st W, SF 5-1 (Connecticut Whale)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NWHL launch party provides passion, enthusiasm, and few answers (14 April 2015). Retrieved on 1 June 2015.
  2. Bobby Jay Brings NHL Experience to the Boston Pride (28 May 2015). Retrieved on 30 May 2015.
  3. Amanda Pelkey becomes first player to sign with Boston Pride (23 June 2015). Retrieved on 23 June 2015.
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