CNN: ‘Why are you playing ice hockey? You’re a girl’ – Meet the women skating to success in Ukraine


The “Dnipro Queens” pose for the photo after winning the first Ukrainian women’s ice hockey championship, which took place in Kyiv on March 7-8, 2017.

Photo by dniprorada.gov.ua

Clad in a purple jersey with an orange crown emblazoned across the front, the Dnipro Queens forward whizzes across the ice at lightning speed and slams the puck past Kyiv Ukrainochka’s goalie. The crowd goes wild. Horns blare. Players embrace.

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