BY: Jenny Scrivens, NWHL
New York, NY— The National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) today announced a trade between the New York Riveters and the Connecticut Whale. The New York Riveters have acquired goaltender Chelsea Laden; the Connecticut Whale have acquired goaltender Shenae Lundberg. While no-trade clauses do exist in the league, neither Laden nor Lundberg has one in her contract.
Chelsea Laden has appeared in one game for the Connecticut Whale on October 18, registering a 2.00 goals against average and .947 save percentage. Shenae Lundberg has logged 28:56 in a relief effort on October 18 and registered a .875 goals against average.
Chelsea Laden will report to the Riveters practice at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night, and Shenae Lundberg will report to the Whale’s practice at 10:00 p.m. Thursday night.
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The NWHL is the first professional women’s hockey league in North America to pay its players. The inaugural season begins October 11, 2015 and playoffs conclude in March 2016 when the first NWHL championship team raises the Isobel Cup.