12-09-2012, 06:06 AM #1
"Hockey for Her" At The Chicago Wolves
As a hockey mom, do you ever wish you could understand what your pee-wees are doing out there?
Have you ever dreamed of gliding on the ice yourself, like 2010 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Olympic Gold Medalist, and Downers Grove native Cammie Granato?
Or, Manon Rhéaume, the first and only woman ever to play in a National Hockey League exhibition game? Don't know this story? I sure didn't. According to Wikipedia, in 1992 Rhéaume, a goaltender, signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL, appearing in preseason exhibition games in 1992 and 1993. She spent five years in professional minor leagues, playing for a total of seven teams and appearing in 24 games. She also played on the Canada women's national ice hockey team,