Hockey East
Northeastern's Alina Mueller was the 3rd overall selection in the PWHL Draft
Hockey East Boasts 20 Selected In Inaugural PWHL Draft
Draftees Join Five Free Agent Signings in Top Women's League for 2023-24

AMESBURY, Mass. – The Hockey East Association saw 20 league alumnae selected in the inaugural PWHL Draft which took place at CBC Headquarters in Toronto on Monday. The picks were highlighted by products of eight league programs. A full list of players can be found below.

Joining the 20 draftees in the first season in PWHL history will be five alumnae signed during the league’s free agency period, including Alex Carpenter (Boston College/New York), Kendall Coyne-Schofield (Northeastern/Minnesota), Aerin Frankel (Northeastern/Boston), Megan Keller (Boston College/Boston), and Marie-Philip Poulin (Boston University/Montreal).

Each of the original six PWHL programs will suit up at least one Hockey East product in 2023-24, lead by six on Mon- treal, five on New York, four each on Boston, Ottawa, and Toronto, and two for Minnesota. Northeastern claims the most representatives in the PWHL, sending nine to the top professional women’s league.

Boston College boasts six and Boston University has five, while two Providence and Vermont products will skate in the inaugural season. One each from UConn, Maine, and Merrimack round out the eight Hockey East programs to send a former player into the league.

The 2023-24 PWHL schedule will begin in January 2024 and feature 24 regular season games per team. The full schedule will be announced in the coming months. Fans can stay connected to the PWHL and register for email updates at Follow the new league on all social media platforms @thepwhlofficial plus all six new team accounts @pwhl_boston, @pwhl_minnesota, @pwhl_montreal, @pwhl_newyork, @pwhl_ottawa, and @pwhl_toronto.

Hockey East Alumnae in the PWHL
Rd Pick Player Pos. City School
1 3 Alina Mueller F Boston Northeastern
3 18 Maureen Murphy F Montreal Providence/Northeastern
4 19 Dominika Laskova D Montreal Merrimack
4 21 Chloe Aurard F New York Northeastern
5 26 Jesse Compher F Toronto Boston University
5 29 Hayley Scamurra F Ottawa Northeastern
6 32 Daryl Watts F Ottawa Boston College
6 33 Corinne Schroeder G New York Boston University
6 35 Kali Flanagan D Toronto Boston College
7 38 Victoria Bach F Toronto Boston University
7 39 Theresa Schafzahl F Boston Vermont
7 42 Tereza Vanisova F Montreal Maine
8 45 Brooke Hobson D New York Northeastern
8 48 Denisa Krizova F Minnesota Northeastern
10 55 Maude Poulin-Labelle D Montreal Vermont/Northeastern
11 64 Abbey Levy G New York Boston College
12 68 Sandra Abstreiter G Ottawa Providence
12 71 Rebecca Leslie F Toronto Boston University
13 78 Elaine Chuli G Montreal UConn
14 80 Caitrin Lonergan F Ottawa Boston College
FA - Megan Keller D Boston Boston College
FA - Alex Carpenter F New York Boston College
FA - Marie-Philip Poulin F Montreal Boston University
FA - Aerin Frankel F Boston Northeastern
FA - Kendall Coyne-Schofield F Minnesota Northeastern