- Ukraine's first women's ice hockey league
- Players fight widespread gender stereotypes
- Finals held on International Women's Day
- Struggle for funding and acceptance
Kiev (CNN)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.