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Youth Girls Hockey Team Breaks Ground in Western Mass

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)– As most winter sports begin to wind down, one local team is just getting started.

For the first time in Western Mass. youth girls will have a league all of their own. The Western Mass Blizzard is a u-14 girls team that allows young female athletes to prepare for high school hockey, without playing on an all-boys league.

While all-girls youth teams are popular in the eastern half of the state as well as Connecticut, this is a groundbreaking experience for members of the Blizzard. It’s something even these middle school girls realize is special.

ABC40’s Kainani Stevens has more.

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