What Is The Role Of Women In Hockey

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In 1992, Monon Rheaume stopped seven of nine shots at half and tied the game at 2-2. Unfortunately, even with skills above the men’s, she never returned to the NHL to play again because woman don’t belong in hockey (Basu, 2012). This is due to the “physiological differences between men and women”, the "objective statistical measures of absolute speed and strength” help align the natural abilities of men to hockey more than women (Messner, 1988, pg. 197-221). Thus, when the game ended with a loss, the parents were convinced that Rheaume’s gender attributed to their sons’ lost opportunity in the big leagues. Even though Rheaume symbolizes the supremacy of females in athletics when she broke the NHL’s gender barrier, hockey still entails the
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