Friday, November 24, 2017
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HOCKEY

Teens make hockey history on first women's deaf team

By Marie Wilson

2017 WDIHCAll their teammates also have some degree of hearing loss -- so the condition becomes not an impairment but a unifier.

"You can show you're deaf instead of hiding it," says 13-year-old Maddie of Elgin, a center who scored two goals as the new women's team took on Canada during its first and only games, exhibition contests April 22 and 23 in Amherst, New York.

Read more & view video: http://www.dailyherald.com/sports/20170509/teens-make-hockey-history-on-first-womenx2019s-deaf-team

Source: Daily Herald

 
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