Hundreds of NWHL players boycotting upcoming hockey season

May 6, 2019

Hundreds of the world's best women hockey players have said they will not compete in North America this upcoming year until they "get the resources that professional hockey demands and deserves." This could threaten not only the upcoming Buffalo Beauts season, but the NWHL itself.

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WBFO's Nick Lippa spoke with Victory Press writer Melissa Burgess, who has covered the NWHL since its inaugural season.

#ForTheGame is the name of the movement players are tweeting out. Some of the problems players currently face can be seen here in Olympic Gold medalist Brianna Decker's tweet (below).

Credit Brianna Decker / Twitter