The NWHL’s Metropolitan Riveters had a HUGE re-signing today. The team inked 3 of their players to return next season. The team is bringing back defender Leila Kilduff and forwards Cailey Hutchison and Mallory Rushton. All 3 players just completed their rookie seasons with the Riveters.
Leila Kilduff just finished up her first season in the NWHL. She had 5 points (4G 1A) in 22 games with 27 blocked shots and 5 takeaways.
Cailey Hutchison played in 24 games this season with 3 goals and 8 assists for 11 points. She was .513% in the circle and had a whopping 80 shots, 62 of which were on net.
Lastly, Mallory Rushton who played in 24 games with 1 goal and 13 assists for 13 points. Rushton had 87 shots with 59 on goal. She also had 1 Game-winning goal.
Captain of the Metropolitan Riveters, Madison Packer, made a video talking about each player and what they mean to the team.
All three signings are fantastic for the Riveters. The team was one OT goal way from an appearance in the Isobel Cup final and next season they’re going to be back with vengeance.
This is not the end of the re-signing season so stay tuned for more NHWL re-signings.
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