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Differently abled hockey player takes 'just do it' to heart

Newmarket resident and Wandering Misfits forward Jessica Lafreniere, who was born with a congenital amputation of her right hand, has always taken her differences in stride...

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WOMEN'S HOCKEY LIFE

Women’s Hockey Life (WHL) focuses on highlighting, promoting and supporting women's hockey around the world at every level...

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NEWMARKETTODAY

Women's recreational hockey took on an international flair this week when Newmarket's Wandering Misfits hockey team played host to the Swiss team, La Chaux de Fonds, at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex Wednesday....

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WHL AMBASSADOR

My name is Jessica Lafrenière, I am 28 years old and shocked to say that I have already been playing hockey for the past 18 years! I’ve dealt with a lot of ups and downs in life and hockey has always been my escape. It doesn’t matter what the day brings, the second I step onto the ice nothing else matters...

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HOCKEY IS DIVERSITY

Hockey is Diversity eV wants to draw attention to the ethnic diversity in society, which go beyond the sporting boundaries and sensitize people inter culturally. Diversity, which has long been regarded as an asset in sport, should also be transferred to society.

Sport generally has a central social function that helps to reduce prejudices and improve the understanding of people from different cultures...

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