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The Founding 4 Podcast is a women's hockey podcast hosted by Erica L. Ayala and Angelica Rodriguez. Listen to players chat about the latest news, biggest games, and history of the women's pro league.

In 2015, the National Women’s Hockey League brought the first professional women’s hockey league to the United States. The NWHL started with four founding teams: Boston Pride, Connecticut Whale, Buffalo Beauts, and the New York Riveters.

Founding 4 Podcast Erica L. Ayala

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The Founding 4 Podcast is a women's hockey podcast hosted by Erica L. Ayala and Angelica Rodriguez. Listen to players chat about the latest news, biggest games, and history of the women's pro league.

In 2015, the National Women’s Hockey League brought the first professional women’s hockey league to the United States. The NWHL started with four founding teams: Boston Pride, Connecticut Whale, Buffalo Beauts, and the New York Riveters.

    Amy Budde's Campaign to Get Taylor Swift to a Beauts Game

    Amy Budde's Campaign to Get Taylor Swift to a Beauts Game

    You won't want to miss Part II of this conversation between Founding 4 Podcast co-host Angelica Rodriguez and Buffalo Beauts player Amy Budde. The two chat about outdoor games, root beer preferences, and the social media campaign to get T-Swift to a Beauts game.

    • 31 min
    PHF Preview: The Connecticut Captain is Back!

    PHF Preview: The Connecticut Captain is Back!

    PHF Previews: Connecticut Whale - This session was originally recorded live on Twitter Spaces
    The Connecticut Whale blazed through the regular season as the team to beat. Did a bad five minutes in the 2022 Isobel Cup Final against the Boston Pride cost them their first championship? Angelica Rodriguez and Erica L. Ayala are joined by Mike Murphy to discuss if the Whale can once again be a contender. 
    Follow the Founding4Podcast: https://twitter.com/Founding4PodFollow Angélica Rodriguez: https://twitter.com/ReinaDeLaIslaFollow Erica L. Ayala: https://twitter.com/elindsay08Follow Mike Murphy: https://twitter.com/DigDeepBSB


    Sunday, October 9 - PHF Preview  - Replay link


    Wednesday, October 12 - Boston Pride Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 16 - Buffalo Beauts Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, October 19 - Connecticut Whale Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 23 - Metropolitan Riveters Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, October 26 - Minnesota Whitecaps Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 30 - Montreal Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, November 2 - Toronto Six Preview -
    Read more about our Twitter Spaces, including confirmed co-hosts, by visiting BlackRosieMedia.com.
    🎶 Music Credits 🎶:Boy with A Pipe - Verified Picasso
    -------------------------------- ABOUT BLACK ROSIE MEDIA -----------------------------------Black Rosie Media is a community for Black women and melanated creators in sports media.
    We are committed to showing up as advocates for the visibility of Black women and creators of color through original content, events, partnerships, and more. Our goal is to create a space online where Black women and other BIPOC creators are celebrated, appreciated, and equitably compensated for their work.
    Not only is Black Rosie Media a community for Black women and melanated creators, but it's also a standalone media conglomerate giving these creators a platform for their work. We are a space for news, game coverage, and creative sports content. 
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    ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Amy Budde on Embracing Her Role

    Amy Budde on Embracing Her Role

    Founding 4 Podcast co-host Angelica Rodriguez sat down with Buffalo Beauts player Amy Budde to discuss her role on and off the ice.

    • 25 min
    PHF Preview: Metropolitan Riveters New Rink Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare?

    PHF Preview: Metropolitan Riveters New Rink Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare?

    We're weeks away from the eighth season of the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF). Co-hosts Angelica Rodriguez and Erica L. Ayala begin their countdown to the season with their league-wide preview. 
    The Metropolitan Riveters have a new President, a new head coach, and a new home rink ... in a mall. 
    Dan Rice, aka Dr. Ice, aka The PHF Insider, aka The Hammer, joins us to chat about one of the Founding 4 teams and to drop some fun nuggets about a few other teams in the league. 
    Follow the Founding4Podcast: https://twitter.com/Founding4PodFollow Angélica Rodriguez: https://twitter.com/ReinaDeLaIslaFollow Erica L. Ayala: https://twitter.com/elindsay08Follow Dan Rice: https://twitter.com/DRiceHockey
    This session was originally recorded live on Twitter Spaces. 


    Sunday, October 9 - PHF Preview  - Replay link


    Wednesday, October 12 - Boston Pride Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 16 - Buffalo Beauts Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, October 19 - Connecticut Whale Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 23 - Metropolitan Riveters Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, October 26 - Minnesota Whitecaps Preview - Replay link



    Sunday, October 30 - Montreal Preview - Replay link



    Wednesday, November 2 - Toronto Six Preview -
    Read more about our Twitter Spaces, including confirmed co-hosts, by visiting BlackRosieMedia.com.
    🎶 Music Credits 🎶:Boy with A Pipe - Verified Picas

    ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

    • 1 hr 17 min
    PHF Previews: New Look Minnesota Whitecaps?!

    PHF Previews: New Look Minnesota Whitecaps?!

    PHF Broadcaster Kelly J. Schultz joins the Founding 4 Podcast to preview the Minnesota Whitecaps team ahead of the 2022-23 Premier Hockey Federation season.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    PHF Previews - Montreal Force aka NKOTB!

    PHF Previews - Montreal Force aka NKOTB!

    Twitter Spaces Replay - Sunday, October 31:
    Ashley Mouzzon, the founder of Ball Hockey Bootcamp, joins us to chat about the newest PHF team!

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Top Notch Hockey Podcast

This is the most real hockey podcast. It goes beyond what happens on the ice and brings you stories about the players, social justice and the equality that the sport desperately needs. Erica is great.

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