TORONTO, ON (February 14, 2024) – The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) has announced a pair of roster updates ahead of tonight’s games.


Minnesota goaltender Lauren Bench has been signed to a Standard Player Agreement. The 26-year-old from Eagan, MN was previously on a Reserve Player contract with the team.


Boston forward Nicole Kosta has been released from her Standard Player Agreement but will remain with the team on a Reserve Player contract.


PWHL Transactions Summary:

Dec. 31 – Lauren MacInnis (Ottawa, Reserve) – Taylor Davison released.
Dec. 31 – Samantha Ridgewell (Ottawa, Reserve) – Malia Schneider released.
Jan. 10 – Catherine Dubois (Montreal, 10-Day SPA)
Jan. 14 – Alexa Gruschow (New York, 1-Year SPA) – Jill Saulnier LTIR.
Jan. 24 – Abby Boreen (Minnesota, 10-Day SPA) – Amanda Leveille LTIR.
Jan. 27 – Catherine Dubois (Montreal, 10-Day SPA)
Jan. 31 – Emma Buckles (Ottawa, 1-Year SPA) – Tori Howran released.
Feb. 1 – Victoria Bach (Toronto, 2-Year SPA)*
Feb. 1 – Jess Jones (Toronto, Reserve)
Feb. 11 – Abby Cook (Boston, Trade via Minnesota)
Feb. 11 – Susanna Tapani (Boston, Trade via Minnesota)
Feb. 11 – Sophie Jaques (Minnesota, Trade via Boston)
Feb. 14 – Lauren Bench (Minnesota, 1-Year SPA)
Feb. 14 – Nicole Kosta (Boston, Reserve)

*Bach’s signing was originally published as a one-year deal.


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