Toronto Six debut season ends tonight, but overall there’s so much to celebrate

Unfortunately, the Toronto Six will not be battling for the Isobel Cup in the finals tomorrow. They lost this evening’s game to the Boston Pride 6-2. And while that’s obviously not an ideal outcome, there’s so much for this team to be proud of over the last few months, and so much to look forward to.
Before we dive into that, a quick look at tonight’s matchup. While the final score was 6-2 Boston, the SOG were equal at 25 apiece. Neither team converted on the power play, and Toronto had a slight edge with faceoffs, winning 56% of them. It felt like it took both teams a little bit to get their legs under them, but in the end the Pride was able to start generating offense earlier, and once they started the onslaught never let up.
Toronto battled until the very end, with a late goal from Grant-Mentis to give them two goals in the game, but were unable to narrow the gap that had widened early in the third period. Later this weekend, we’ll have a post up reflecting on what this season and the NWHL in general has meant to fans, so look …

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Author: Mer / The Leafs Nation

NWHL Isobel Cup rescheduled!

The NWHL announced the official rescheduling of the Isobel Cup playoffs, which will now take place on March 26-27 in the Boston area.

The completion of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) Isobel Cup Playoffs, presented by @Discover, will take place March 26-27 at @WarriorIceArena in Brighton, Massachusetts on @NBCSports! #InternationalWomensDay
Details: https://t.co/I3NvT1GJXL pic.twitter.com/o9qJVpfK0e
— NWHL (@NWHL) March 8, 2021

Our very own Toronto Six take the top seed for the completion of the tournament. According to the official press release, “All three games will be televised on NBCSN and streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app exclusively in the U.S., and streamed via Twitch in Canada and other international markets.”
International Women’s Day is starting off with a bang thanks to this exciting announcement!

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Author: Mer / The Leafs Nation

NWHL announces changes to Isobel Cup schedule

The NWHL has announced some changes to the upcoming Isobel Cup schedule:

#NWHL News:League announces changes to schedule. Minnesota earns top seed, followed by Connecticut, & Toronto. Top 3 teams will compete for final standings ahead of playoffs.@TheBostonPride & @BuffaloBeauts will play best-of-3 series to determine fourth & final playoff spot. pic.twitter.com/jOWLZFkj5i
— Erica L. Ayala/Sports Talk ELA (@elindsay08) January 29, 2021

With these changes, the Toronto Six will now play the Minnesota Whitecaps tomorrow at 6:00PM, instead of the Connecticut Whale, who they will now play on Sunday at 6:00PM (all times are in EST).
Then, the top four teams will play in the Isobel Cup semi-finals on Thursday and the finals on Friday night at 7PM.
You can catch all of the NWHL games on their Twitch channel. And if you miss any of the Six games, The Leafs Nation will have you covered with post-game articles after each of the games.

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation