New York Riveters
|New York Riveters|
|2016–17 New York Riveters season|
|City||Brooklyn, New York|
|League||National Women's Hockey League|
|Home arena||Aviator Sports & Events Center|
|Colors||Blue, Red, White|
|General manager||Chad Weisman|
|Head coach||Chad Wiseman|
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The team made its debut in 2015. The first player to ever score a goal for the Riveters was Brooke Ammerman. The New York Riveters won their first game against the Boston Pride on November 15, 2015. Nana Fujimoto became the first New York Riveters goaltender to earn a win in the NWHL and the first Japanese born goaltender to win a NWHL game. Meghan Fardelmann became the first Riveter to record a hat trick.
On May 1, 2016, the Riveters would sign free agent Amanda Kessel to a one-year deal worth $26,000, making her the highest paid player in the league.
A draft lottery was held for the 2015 NWHL Draft, taking place on June 20, 2015. and the New York Riveters earned the first pick overall. With the first pick in the 2015 NWHL Draft, the New York Riveters selected Alexandra Carpenter.
The following were the Riveters selections in the 2015 NWHL Draft on June 20, 2015.
|1||Alexandra Carpenter||Forward||United States||Boston College|
|5||Haley Skarupa||Forward||United States||Boston College|
|9||Erin Ambrose||Defense||Canada||Clarkson University|
|13||Dana Trivigno||Forward||United States||Boston College|
|First goal||Brooke Ammerman||October 11, 2015|
|First game-winning goal||Bray Ketchum||November 15, 2015|
|First hat trick||Meghan Fardelmann||December 27, 2015|
|First multi-point game||To Be Determined||To Be Determined|
|First win||Nana Fujimoto||November 15, 2015|
|First African-American player||Cherie Stewart||November 15, 2015|
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