Melissa Burgess

Melissa Burgess

30. Lover of all things hockey and writing!

Buffalo, NY
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PHF Roundup: Season Eight, Week Nine

January 26, 2023

PHF Roundup: Season Eight, Week Nine by Melissa Burgess

Games of the Week I really couldn't decide which of the two Metro-Buffalo games should be the game of the week, because both were thrilling in their own ways. Saturday's game saw the Beauts win for just the second time this season. Buffalo Beauts 4,

Unapologetically Saroya

January 14, 2023

Unapologetically Saroya by Melissa Burgess

On and off the ice, Toronto Six defender Saroya Tinker works tirelessly, not just as a professional hockey player, but as an advocate for Black women in hockey. The 24-year-old Tinker is in her second season with the Six and third in the Premier Hockey

PHF Roundup: Season Eight, Week Seven

January 10, 2023

PHF Roundup: Season Eight, Week Seven by Melissa Burgess

Game of the Week Connecticut Whale 6, Metropolitan Riveters 0 Coming off a Friday loss to the second-place Boston Pride, the Connecticut Whale charged into Sunday's game against the Metropolitan Riveters with a fierce energy and never looked back. It paid off, as the Whale

Jillian Dempsey is Boston's Pride

December 21, 2022

Jillian Dempsey is Boston's Pride by Melissa Burgess

Jillian Dempsey is the Boston Pride. She is the only player to have skated in every Pride regular-season and playoff game in franchise history. As of writing, that amounts to 141 games since October 2015. Not only is she the iron-woman; she is also an