Hockey Wives Season 2 premieres Wednesday, October 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
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TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment's W Network announced today four additional women who will be featured in the highly-anticipated Season 2 of the docu-series Hockey Wives. The new wives include Angela Price, wife of Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price; Paige Getzlaf, wife of Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf; Taylor Winnik, wife of Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Daniel Winnik and Ashley Booth, wife of free agent David Booth. They join previously announced wives Keshia Chanté, Rhianna Weaver, Kodette LaBarbera, Tiffany Parros, Noureen DeWulf, Maripier Morin and Martine Forget. A W Network original series, produced by Bristow Global Media Inc. (BGM), Hockey Wives Season 2 premieres Wednesday, October 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on W Network.
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The Hockey Wives are back with a brand new game. Some of their husbands are gunning for the Stanley Cup, while others are letting their six packs slide as they head out on their yachts for the summer. But they can't kick back for long. Free Agency is just around the corner when shocking trades and contract surprises can rock the league – who will be offered a contract and who will be left waiting for the call?
This season on Hockey Wives the ladies behind some of hockey's biggest stars bring their compelling stories to the screen. There are a lot of changes in store for the families – surprising trades, nuptials, new contracts, new babies, difficult moves to new countries, painful goodbyes, injury and heartbreak. Life moves quickly when married to the game, but these ladies lace up their skates and stick-handle their lives through yet another grueling hockey season.
Executive Producers for Hockey Wives are Julie Bristow President & CEO BGM, Claire Adams, Head of Content, BGM, Carli Posner and Megan Sanchez-Warner. John MacDonald is the Executive Vice President of Television and Head of Women's and Family Television for Corus Entertainment and Kelly Shouldice is Director of Original Programming for Women's and Family Television.
The new season of Hockey Wives is sponsored by the Home Appliance division of LG Electronics Canada, Inc., as a partnership between, Corus Entertainment, BGM and LG.
Meet the Hockey Wives:
Originally from Tri-Cities, Washington, Angela met Canadian-born Carey Price long before he was MVP of the League when they were both teenagers and he was playing in town. Angela has dedicated herself to the couples' efforts with the Breakfast Club of Canada, and launching her own lifestyle blog By Angela, chronicling their life both during the season in Montreal and in the offseason in Kelowna, BC. Carey has represented Canada at various tournaments internationally, including winning a gold medal for Team Canada in Sochi. Carey is very much a leader for the Montreal Canadiens, and the Montreal hockey community is lucky to have someone like Angela who is heavily involved in leading activities for the wives and other charitable initiatives.
Married to Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf
As wife of Anaheim Ducks Captain Ryan Getzlaf, Paige Getzlaf presides over the rest of the Lady Ducks, organizing events, baby showers and parties for all the women to get together. Paige and Ryan were a case of opposites when they met-- he was a small town Saskatchewan boy and she was a SoCal girl with a bubbly personality. Now that she's had her three babies, and is moving "back to the beach" where she feels happiest, she is ready to be a mom-trepreneur and start her own jewelry line that has a mommy and me angle. In the world of hockey, Ryan is a star, with a Stanley Cup Championship, 2 Olympic gold medals for Team Canada, and multiple All-Star appearances amongst his accolades. With Paige however, he's met his match. When she walks into the room, everyone notices!
As a freelance photographer and producer, Taylor was quickly building up an impressive list of clients including Visa in booming Silicon Valley, before she met and fell in love with Canadian-born centre, Daniel Winnik. Last year was a whirlwind for the couple after he left the Anaheim Ducks in her native California to the Toronto Maple Leafs, where she discovered she was unable to work. They were not in Toronto for more than half of the season when he was traded to Philadelphia, before becoming a Free Agent on July 1st. In midst of all of this, Daniel proposed and they began to plan their summer Napa Valley wedding, before learning they would be returning back to Toronto for the 2014-15 hockey season. Now that she and Daniel are settled, Taylor is determined to get herself a work permit so she can break into the Toronto market.
Growing up on a farm in rural Tennessee, Ashley didn't know the first thing about hockey. An accomplished beauty queen, holding the Miss Teen Tennessee USA and Miss Tennessee USA titles, as well as placing first runner up in Miss USA, 2011. She was focusing on her blossoming modelling career after graduating college with a journalism degree, when David Booth started trying to flirt with her on Twitter. After ignoring him for months, she finally agreed to go on a date with him. He took her up in his plane to see the sunset over Chicago, and the rest as they say is history. You can see Ashley gracing the pages of Best Health, Cosmo, Heidi Elnora, and Tony Bowls catalogues.
Canadian-born Keshia Chanté, 27, started her career at 14 & is now one of the most versatile artists in entertainment. A singer/songwriter with multiple #1 radio singles, 8 Top Ten singles, multiple awards including a Juno (Canadian Grammy), has toured & collaborated with Destiny's Child, Elton John, Drake etc., a TV personality, having hosted the #1 music show seen by over 70 million worldwide, BET's 106 & Park & interviewing the likes of Michelle Obama, Robert De Niro, Mariah Carey, Mark Wahlberg & many more. A model who has been featured in campaigns with Pepsi, Samsung, Bell. A philanthropist having volunteered in Africa & Dominican Republic, even served as Youth Ambassador for CANFAR. A fashionista being dubbed a "fashion icon" by the coveted Fashion Television. An actress having starred in the series Soul. All of that, and she still manages to be a supportive girlfriend to NHL goaltender, Canadian-born Ray Emery.
Married to Montreal Canadiens defensemen Mike Weaver
After studying Fashion Merchandising, Rhianna Weaver was building a career in visual and store design for major retailers when she met her now husband Canadian-born, NHL Free agent, Mike Weaver. Swept up in the hockey world that had them jetsetting to cities across North America, Rhianna switched gears to focus on raising a family, and coordinating special projects with an emphasis on fashion through team foundations, such as the Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation. This year will mark her return to work in the fashion industry as she joins Montreal-based clothing retailer Bestseller, freelancing in marketing, PR and special projects coordination.
Actress Noureen DeWulf most recently starred opposite Charlie Sheen in 100 episodes of the hit comedy Anger Management as sexy, therapy patient Lacey. Noureen grew up in Georgia and moved to LA after graduating from Boston University. Her first role was in the Oscar-winning short film, West Bank Story. Since then she starred in several romantic comedies including Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and The Back Up Plan. Noureen has graced Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list twice (2007 & 2014). She is married to goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks, Ryan Miller and lives in Vancouver during hockey season. The couple welcomed their first child in March, a son named Bodhi Ryan Miller. She's settling into life as a new mom, while fielding several TV and film offers.
This French-Canadian bombshell is a lingerie model who has worked in all the fashion hot spots, from Milan to Germany, Miami and New York, since she was 14 and traveling since she was 17. Martine and Jonathan now call Toronto home and recently became parents, welcoming their first child Tyler in August 2014. Adjusting to life as a new mom, Martine is balancing changes in her lifestyle, career, and new responsibilities with Jonathan's hectic schedule with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
French Canadian TV star, Maripier Morin is the epitome of the Montreal It girl. The former figure skater is building her own media empire, one hit show at a time. She has graced the small screen since 2007 on a number of different shows. She will appear on the upcoming show Code F for VRAK2, and featured as the host of TVA's new music format Faites COMME chez vous. A benchmark of fashion in Montreal, Maripier has collaborated with LouLou Magazine for their 365 Days of Looks. She also is the face for Revlon in Quebec, a partner with Canadian-born Brandon in the Montreal restaurant Laurea in Mile-End, and is a partner in the Canadian cocktail line UNIK.
Married to retired Right Winger George Parros
Tiffany, an entrepreneur and clothing designer, is used to life on the go. Having recently touched down in Las Vegas, she and her husband George, retired NHL veteran, have an eye on the future and another on their vivacious three year-old twins. Despite the name of her line, Plain Threads, her life is anything but. Tiffany manages to keep her clientele of Hollywood personalities and fellow NHL wives well-dressed and well-connected. Although she has little time to relax, she is opening a spa with a close friend in her old neighborhood, Hermosa Beach, CA. Just another business venture to keep her moving, Plain and simple.
Married to Philadelphia Flyers goalie Jason LaBarbera
Kodette is married to Philadelphia Flyers goal tender Jason LaBarbera from Burnaby, BC, and together they have two sons, Ryder and Easton. Kodette took on the role as an autism activist and advocate for awareness, after the couple received the diagnosis their eldest son Ryder had autism. One of his challenges is he has trouble with change, so last year they made the difficult decision to split the family up during the hockey season to maintain stability - Jason playing in California, while Kodette stayed in Calgary with the kids. While the separation was difficult, their hard work paid off and as a result of Ryder's progress, this upcoming season Kodette and the boys will be able to join Jason in Philadelphia. They will still spend their summers in Calgary. She was integral in starting Love for Lokomotiv, in support of the families affected by the plane crash carrying coaches and players of Russia's KHL. Kodette has received a Linking Sports Community Leadership Award for her charitable endeavors.
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