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10-14-2012, 11:04 AM
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NCAA Womens Hockey... anyone?

Hey all, what with the lockout and everything I've been looking to soothe my hockey withdrawal/woes somehow and have happened upon the magical world of NCAA and professional womens ice hockey...

I'm in the Boston area, so I get to watch Northeastern, BU, BC (all three of those Division 1 I believe), and the Boston Blades. Maybe it's more interesting to me, as a female myself, to watch these games... I basically want to be every single one of those ladies and am so jealous of anyone who grew up playing hockey. That aside though, they are damn good, and I wanted to give them some props, even if it's just on the internet.

The Boston Blades are part of the CWHL (Canadian Womens Hockey League- yes they have a team here, just like the NHL has Canadian teams) and it includes a bunch of ladies who played in the Olympics. I love being able to drive twenty minutes from home, pay maybe five dollars, and grab front row seats, and I plan on doing this all season long. Season tickets were sixty bucks!!!!!!

What I love most about womens ice hockey (especially at the Blades' level) is that you know they are doing it for the love of the game... they are getting paid NOTHING.


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