The New York Riveters’ coaching staff will be behind the benches for the upcoming All-Star Weekend in Pittsburgh.
Chad Wiseman will be coaching Team Kessel with Courtney Burke, Amanda Kessel and Rebecca Russo on his bench. Sis Paulsen will coach Team Steadman and will have familiar faces Katie Fitzgerald, Kaleigh Fratkin, Ashley Johnston and Madison Packer on her team.
Kessel recently made her return to the NWHL after being out of the Riveters’ lineup with a lower-body injury for three and a half months.
2017 All-Star Weekend Rosters
Coach: Chad Wiseman
Goaltenders (2): Brittany Ott, Nicole Stock
Defenders (4): Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Courtney Burke, Gigi Marvin
Forwards (8): Harrison Browne, Meghan Duggan, Zoe Hickel, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Rebecca Russo, Kelli Stack, Dana Trivigno
Coach: Sis Paulsen
Goaltenders (2): Katie Fitzgerald, Brianne McLaughlin
Defenders (4): Blake Bolden, Kaleigh Fratkin, Emily Pfalzer, Ashley Johnston
Forwards (8): Kelly Babstock, Corinne Buie, Alex Carpenter, Shiann Darkangelo, Brianna Decker, Madison Packer, Haley Skarupa, Kelley Steadman
Not sure which team to cheer for? Maybe seeing the jerseys will help you make your decision.
The NWHL’s All-Star weekend begins on Saturday, February 11th with the Skills Showdown. The following day the game, which will be four-on-four, will be played.