February 10, 2017, Brooklyn, NY - The National Women's Hockey League All-Star Game on Sunday in Pittsburgh is sold out, the League announced Friday morning.
"The support from every level of the Pittsburgh Penguins organization and the enthusiasm of hockey fans in the Pittsburgh area has been tremendous," said NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan. "On behalf of our players and everyone involved with the NWHL, I want to thank the Penguins, the staff at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, and the people of Pittsburgh for their contributions in making our All-Star Game a major success."
Approximately 200 tickets are still available for the NWHL All-Star Skills Showdown on Saturday at 4:00PM, which includes a postgame autograph session with the all-stars. Tickets can be purchased at nwhl.zone/allstar. Both events are being held at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, the state-of-the-art practice facility of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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The National Women's Hockey League (NWHL)
The NWHL is the first professional women's hockey league in North America to pay its players. The inaugural season began October 11, 2015 with the Founding Four: Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale and New York Riveters. The Boston Pride became the first team in NWHL history to raise the Isobel Cup on March 12, 2016.