NWHL, ABC News partner for Isobel Cup playoffs

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NEWARK, NJ – MARCH 12: A general view of the Isobel Cup, the championship trophy of the National Women’s Hockey League, prior to Game 2 of the league’s inaugural championship series between the Boston Pride and the Bufalo Beauts at the New Jersey Devils hockey House on March 12, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images for NWHL)
NEWARK, NJ – MARCH 12: A general view of the Isobel Cup, the championship trophy of the National Women’s Hockey League, prior to Game 2 of the league’s inaugural championship series between the Boston Pride and the Bufalo Beauts at the New Jersey Devils hockey House on March 12, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images for NWHL)

We have some good news to report in the world of women’s hockey!

The NWHL and the American Broadcasting Corporation (a.k.a. ABC) have announced a partnership to live stream games from the Isobel Cup playoffs. Games will be available on ABCNews.com/Live and the ABC News app.

Puck Daddy was told there should be no issues for our friends in Canada to stream the games.

“We’re proud that ABC has partnered with us during this big week in our league’s young history,” said NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan said via press release. “We’re very appreciative of ABC News for its support of the NWHL and women’s hockey.”

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It starts on Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST with the semi-final match-up between the No. 2 New York Riveters and No. 3 Buffalo Beauts from Barnabas Health Hockey House in New Jersey. It’s a one game, winner-take-all.

The victor heads to the Isobel Cup final on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. EST from Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

They’ll meet the winner of Thursday’s game between No. 1 Boston Pride and No. 4 Connecticut Whale. This game will be streamed through the NWHL website at 7:30 p.m. EST.

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