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Broomball is sweeping Boston

Who needs ice hockey?

Many frustrated National Hockey League fans were asking themselves that question before the NHL settled its recent labor woes and resumed play this weekend. That sentiment remains true, however, for a growing group of players of a lesser-known winter sport who are flocking to local ice rinks for the sheer, skate-free fun of it.

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