The Metropolitan Riveters are exiting the NWHL bubble in Lake Placid, New York due to Covid-19 concerns. A day after being removed from the schedule due to health and safety protocols sources report the team will not return for the remainder of the 2021 season.

The Story was first reported by ESPN

A formal announcement and schedule revilement is expected Thursday afternoon. This will bring the league to 5 teams battling for the Isobel Cup. The Riveters are currently in 3rd place with a 2-1 record through 3 games.

We will have more when the NWHL provides an update on the Metropolitan Riveters situation. Be sure to follow