Blake Bolden, a player for the NWHL’s Boston Pride, says she hasn’t been a member of the U.S. national team pool since 2014, so when she saw the USA Hockey email in her inbox Wednesday, “I didn’t even have to open it – I knew what it was about, and I thought, ‘Well, the national team women must be doing something right for things to get to this.’
"It’s a bit desperate by USA Hockey,” Bolden added. “They’re going so far as to email every hockey player they can think of, or every player that was in the USA pool that they previously cut and told they were never going to reach out to again. And everyone I know is telling them, 'I support the national team.
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108 years old and she still got the game! Just think of the history of racism, bigotry, prejudice, and ignorance this woman has seen and experienced! And still being so enthusiastic and dignified considering the period she has lived through!
You can’t see her past on her face! It’s all about the present day for her!