Toronto’s NWHL debut spoiled by Metropolitan Riveters’ Leila Kilduff, Sonjia Shelly

Leila Kilduff scored two first-period goals while Sonjia Shelly stopped 19 shots to lead the Metropolitan Riveters past the Toronto Six 3-0 in National Women’s Hockey League action Saturday.

Kilduff opened the scoring at 1:43 of the first for the Riveters (1-0) before putting the home team ahead 2-0 at 18:59. Emily Janiga added an empty-net goal at 19:38 of the third period.

Elaine Chuli stopped 38-of-40 shots in goal for Toronto (0-1).

Toronto takes on the Minnesota Whitecaps on Sunday.

WATCH | Kilduff scores pair to help Riveters beat Six:

The Toronto Six dropped their inaugural NWHL game 3-0 to the Metropolitan Riveters. 1:06

Original article: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/metropolitan-riveters-toronto-six-nwhl-recap-january-23-1.5885478?cmp=rss

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