The Buffalo Beauts announced it reached an agreement in principle with forward Rebecca Vint for the 2017-17 season.
Vint, 25, played at Robert Morris and spent the last two seasons with the Brampton Thunder of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. She scored 27 goals in 43 games, played in the 2017 CWHL All-Star Game and was a finalist for CWHL Rookie of the Year.
"I"m ready to experience pro hockey on the other side of the border, and could not be more proud to be part of the Beauts and the NHWL," Vint said in a statement released by the league. "It's an honor to have the opportunity to help my new teammates in Buffalo defend the Isobel Cup."
Vint graduated from Robert Morris in 2015, For finishing with 135 points (73 goals, 61 assists) in 127 games.
"Rebecca had a great career here at Robert Morris and was an integral part of the success that the program saw during her four years,” Robert Morris head coach Paul Colontino said in a release. “She has a great passion for the game, and that rare combination of skill and desire to be successful in the pros. Rebecca will be a fantastic addition for the 2017 NWHL champion Buffalo Beauts and help the Beauts on their quest for a repeat championship.”