NWHL Notebook: Leveille Signs in Minnesota, Babstock in Buffalo

All-Star goaltender Amanda Leveille has become the first player to sign with the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

The league announced the signing Monday morning, though it had been reported by the Minnesota Star-Tribune late Sunday. Leveille, a Minnesota native, returns home to help lead the NWHL's newest

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Minnesota Whitecaps Join NWHL

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In an historic moment, the National Women's Hockey League announced Tuesday that the league has acquired the Minnesota Whitecaps, who will begin play with the 2018-19 season.

The Whitecaps, previously an independent organization, joins the Founding Four in the NWHL for the upcoming season. The Whitecaps organization

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