National Women’s Hockey League players Casey Pickett, Jillian Dempsey, Cherie Hendrickson, Anya Battaglino, Kelly Cooke, and Brittany Ott were at Gillette Stadium on June 17 for the ivivva Coast to Coast Summer Festival, where they met and took photos with young fans and participated in yoga and other activities. Dempsey, a Boston Pride forward who previously played for the Boston Blades and Harvard University, also gave an inspirational speech at the free event, which was held for girls ages 6 through 15.

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