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12-18-2013, 01:56 AM
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Originally Posted by c4rcy View Post
Women's hockey could work if Men's hockey was supported. Former Junior Duck and Laguna Hills native Anne Pankowski made the US Olympic roster this year (first California trained player to play in the Winter Olympics). So the market certainly has enough talent from a women's perspective.

And @Sojourn, it would likely have to be UCLA / USC from a marketing perspective (heck, USC even has ice girls, lol). The rivalry plus gravitational pull from both teams would be monumental to starting D1 hockey in this area.
Wasn't there a goalie on the 2006 Olympic Women's team from Huntington Beach? Angela Ruggerio did most of (not all of her training) in Simi Valley as well.

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