The National Women’s Hockey League Will Drop the Puck on Twitter Again

The Twitter NWHL Game of the Week livestreams return for the 2018-19 season

The NWHL will produce 16 regular-season games, the 2019 NWHL All-Star Game and the Isobel Cup Playoffs
National Women's Hockey League

The Twitter NWHL Game of the Week will return for the 2018-19 season as the result of another partnership between the National Women’s Hockey League and the social network.

The NWHL will produce 16 regular season games, the 2019 NWHL All-Star Game and the Isobel Cup Playoffs exclusively for Twitter and available to logged-in and logged-out users free-of-charge via @NWHL.

Twitter and the league will collaborate on marketing and promotion, and the livestreamed games will include advertising packages with television-style spots.

The NWHL said the 2018 Isobel Cup Final between the Metropolitan Riveters and Buffalo Beauts had more than 900,000 viewers on Twitter, while the 2018 NWHL All-Star Game tallied 580,000.

The Twitter NWHL Game of the Week schedule follows (all times ET):

  • Oct. 6, 5 p.m., Metropolitan at Minnesota Whitecaps
  • Oct. 13, 1:30 p.m., Connecticut Whale at Buffalo
  • Oct. 20, 2 p.m. Minnesota at Metropolitan (Prudential Center)
  • Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., Buffalo at Minnesota
  • Nov. 18, 2 p.m., Connecticut at Metropolitan
  • Nov. 25, 2 p.m., Connecticut at Metropolitan
  • Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Boston Pride at Minnesota
  • Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Boston at Metropolitan
  • Dec. 29, 2 p.m., Minnesota at Buffalo (Key Bank Arena)
  • Jan. 5, 1:30 p.m., Boston at Buffalo
  • Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m., Metropolitan at Buffalo
  • Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m., Connecticut at Minnesota
  • Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m., Boston at Buffalo
  • Feb. 2, 2 p.m., Buffalo at Metropolitan
  • Feb. 9 and 10, NWHL All-Star Weekend (times and location TBA)
  • Feb. 24, 3 p.m., Boston at Connecticut
  • March 3, 3 p.m., Buffalo at Metropolitan
  • March 9 through 17, Isobel Cup Playoffs (times and locations TBA)