Discover® to become Inaugural Partner of the PWHL

TORONTO, ON (February 15, 2024) – The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) and Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) today announced a new partnership for the league’s inaugural season. The agreement sees the leading digital bank and payments services company become an Inaugural Partner of the PWHL, with an asset program that features the Discover logo on PWHL Minnesota helmets.


“Discover’s long-standing support of professional women’s hockey, and their commitment to growing the game, make this partnership a perfect fit,” said Amy Scheer, PWHL Senior Vice President of Business Operations. “We look forward to working together to build meaningful connections in our U.S. markets and engage the PWHL’s passionate fans.”


“Discover is proud to be an inaugural partner of the PWHL and support the amazing athletes on the ice who are continuing to grow the sport of women’s hockey,” said Jennifer Murillo, Chief Marketing Officer at Discover. “Discover truly believes that hockey is for everyone, and we are looking forward to connecting with PWHL fans this season.”


In addition to Discover’s branding on PWHL Minnesota helmets, the partnership includes in-arena signage and promotions across the league’s three U.S. teams in Minnesota, Boston, and New York. Discover will have broadcast activations, digital integration, and deliver unique social media content, including lighthearted mini-mic features that will introduce fans to PWHL players and their personalities.


The inaugural PWHL regular-season began on January 1, 2024, and includes 72 games through May 5, 2024, followed by playoffs.


About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a digital banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover® card, America’s cash rewards pioneer, and offers personal loans, home loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network® comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchants and cash access locations; PULSE®, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International®, a global payments network with acceptance around the world. For more information, visit


About the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL)

The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America comprised of six teams in Boston, Minnesota, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, and Toronto, each with rosters featuring the best women’s hockey players in the world. Visit to purchase tickets and merchandise, and subscribe to the PWHL e-newsletter to receive the latest league updates. Follow the league on all social media platforms @thepwhlofficial plus all six team accounts @pwhl_boston, @pwhl_minnesota, @pwhl_montreal, @pwhl_newyork, @pwhl_ottawa, and @pwhl_toronto.