Rockland-born GM savors Pride’s second straight women’s hockey crown

Boston Pride defenseman Kaleigh Fratkin, wearing the alternate captain's 'A' and captain Jillian Dempsey, holding the Isobel Cup, lead the celebration after the team captured its second straight league title by beating the Connecticut Whale, 4-2, in Wesley Chapel, Florida, on March 28, 2022.

When Danielle Larouco initial signed on to be the general manager of the Boston Delight, she acknowledged that she likes to remain hectic. So even now, with her new crew when once more atop the women’s pro hockey mountain, the Rockland Higher grad’s get the job done was not completed.

“I’m at The Lavatory proper now trying to sort by a week’s value of almost everything,” Larouco stated Thursday. “We’re likely to the Bruins game tonight, so I am divvying out tickets to all the players and making an attempt to kind by means of what the approach might be for that. But it is all great.”

Larouco, who even now life in Rockland, manages both The Bog, in Kingston, and Rockland Ice Rink and is the owner of the Bay Condition Hockey League, which is run out of Rockland, The Lavatory, and Hobomock Arenas in Pembroke. Using on the Satisfaction gig very last offseason was a big commitment on leading of all of that, but Larouco is content with the way it all labored out.

Danielle Larouco, who was born and raised in Rockland and still lives in town, is the general manager of the Isobel Cup-champion Boston Pride women's professional hockey team.

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The Delight rallied to conquer the best-seeded Connecticut Whale, 4-2, in Monday night’s championship video game of the rebranded Leading Hockey League in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Boston also won very last year’s crown, even though the 2020-21 National Women’s Hockey League time was a little bit of a mess. The league had to abandon its strategy for a “sports activities bubble” in Lake Placid, New York, and eventually topped its champ by staging a four-staff weekend event on the Pride’s household ice at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston.

By Harriet