Gangs of Hockey Players & Street Hockey

Here is an article from New York in 1887. We see in this article gangs of kids in New York playing street hockey.

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St.Paul Daily Globe, 1886

Here is an article from 1886 describing hockey as an old juvenile game. We now see the upper class in New York playing the game. They were playing games with both men and women on teams. This might actually be the first female hockey fight ever recorded.

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