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NY Riveters Trade Alex Carpenter to Boston Pride For Miya D’Oench




The New York Riveters and the Boston Pride of the National Women’s Hockey League announced on Thursday that the two clubs have swapped the rights to Alex Carpenter and Miye D’Oench.

Riveters general manager, Chad Wiseman and Pride general manager, Hayley Moore made the announcement on Thursday, that Carpenter, the first overall pick in the inaugural NWHL Draft was dealt for 15th overall selection D’Oench.

In 150 games with Boston College, Carpenter scored 134 goals and 145 assists for 279 points. She won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, presented to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1, women’s ice hockey player in her junior season.

At the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Carpenter helped the USA Women’s National Team to a silver medal. She scored the game winning goal, in overtime, at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Women’s World Championships, helping Team USA win the gold.

Carpenter is the daughter of former National Hockey League player, Bobby Carpenter.

D’Oench, drafted 15th by the Pride, scored 64 goals and 58 assists for 122 points in 135 games with Harvard.

Under the draft tax bylaws of the NWHL, the Riveters will receive 2,000 towards their salary cap from the Pride. Carpenter and D’Oench may now continue any negotiations they have been having with their new clubs.

The restricted free agency period runs through April 30, with unrestricted free agency beginning on May 1. The NWHL Junior Draft will take place on June 18.

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