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Boston Blades women’s hockey is city’s best-kept secret

SOMERVILLE — Welcome to Boston Blades hockey, the best-kept secret since Whitey Bulger’s Santa Monica apartment.

The team, a spawning ground for Olympians and national-team players, gets no respect. The newspapers don’t print their results and they never turn up on “SportsCenter.” Mention the name “Blades,” and most fans think of the furry mascot of the Bruins.

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