BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kim Pegula's desire to grow women's professional hockey will no longer involve a relationship with North America's remaining professional league.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the ownership and control of the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts women's hockey team (all times local):
US Olympian Pfalzer returns to NWHL Beauts for 3rd season
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Olympic team defenseman Emily Pfalzer is returning to play for her hometown National Women's Hockey League Buffalo Beauts for a third season.
The Beauts announced they agreed to terms with their captain on Thursday in what becomes the team's latest high-profile addition. She joins a Buffalo team that includes Canadian Olympic team goalie Shannon Szabados as well as U.S. Olympians in goalie Nicole Hensley and forward Dani Cameranesi.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Having already blazed a trail in men's professional hockey, three-time Canadian Olympic team goalie Shannon Szabados will continue her career by finally giving the women's pro game a try.
Putting aside thoughts of retiring, Szabados cited opportunity and proximity as reasons she signed with the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's Hockey League.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three-time Canadian National Olympic team goaltender Shannon Szabados has agreed to sign with the U.S.-based National Women's Hockey League Buffalo Beauts.
Szabados won a silver medal and was the Olympic tournament's top goalie after allowing four goals in three games at the Winter Olympics in February. She has an 8-1 record in the winter games, and also won gold medals in 2010 and '14.
Furies’ Jessica Platt CWHL’s 1st openly transgender player
TORONTO (AP) — Jessica Platt of the Toronto Furies has announced she is transgender and the Canadian Women's Hockey League released a statement supporting its first openly transgender player.
Sabres owners purchase women’s league Buffalo Beauts
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres and Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula are expanding their sports holdings by purchasing the National Women's Hockey League Buffalo Beauts in a first-of-its-kind sale for the 3-year-old professional league.
Browne, NWHL’s first transgender player, plans to retire
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The National Women's Hockey League's first transgender player says he plans to retire after this season.
Harrison Browne announced his decision in a release issued by the league on Tuesday in advance of the NWHL semifinal and championship playoff games this weekend. Browne plays for the Buffalo Beauts, who will face New York on Friday. The winner will play in the Isobel Cup Final on Sunday.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Harrison Browne scored a goal in his debut Friday night for the National Women’s Hockey League Buffalo Beauts as the first openly transgender athlete to compete in a professional North American team sport.
The goal brought thunderous applause from the crowd at HarborCenter in Buffalo, according to a report on buffalonews.com.