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NWHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

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The National Women’s Hockey League on Tuesday, unveiled the jerseys the players will wear during the 2017 all-star festivities which will take place at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex on February 11 to 12.

With All-Star Weekend taking place at the practice facility of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League, in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, the jerseys will represent the “Steel City” with their black and gold coloring. They will also feature the NWHL’s signature placement of the nameplates on the bottom of the back of the jersey and the 2017 All-Star logo across the front.

Team Kessel will wear the yellow jerseys with black and white sleeves adorned with black stars. Team Steadman’s jerseys will be the black ones with gray and yellow sleeves with yellow stars.

Pittsburgh native and Buffalo Beauts forward, Kelley Steadman said, “The jerseys have a sharp look and I love how they represent the city of Pittsburgh. It will be fun to show Pittsburgh what the NWHL is all about.”

The All-Star Festivities will begin with the Skills Showdown on Saturday, February 11 and a four-on-four battle for the All-Star Game on Sunday, February 12. Information on tickets, the All-Star Weekend Pass and more regarding the event can be found at

All 2017 NWHL All-Star jerseys will be auctioned off by MaiGray Group following the weekend. For a link to the site for the jersey auction following festivities, check out

New York Riveters general manager and head coach, Chad Wiseman will lead Team Kessel behind the bench, while Riveters assistant coach, Sis Paulsen, will guide Team Steadman.

The Riveters will be represented over the weekend by Amanda Kessel, Courtney Burke and Rebecca Russo as they skate for Team Kessel as their teammates, Katie Fitzgerald, Kaleigh Fratkin, Ashley Johnston and Madison Packer will lace them up for Team Steadman.

The Connecticut Whale will have Kelly Babstock and Haley Skarupa on their side with Team Steadman, while Nicole Stock, Kelli Stack and Dana Trivigno will play for Team Kessel.

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