You don't have to be a hockey mom to be a female who loves the sport. These days, women of all ages are avid followers and players of hockey. Fourteen-year-old Lexi Peters is one, a fan and a player of the game for the past four years. But a little while back, the Buffalo, New York native found herself seriously frustrated, asking her father, "Why aren't there girls in the NHL video game?" He said, "I don't know, write a letter," so she did.
She sent a typewritten letter to the execs of Electronic Arts (EA), one of the hugest video game makers in the world, which read, "It is unfair to women and girl hockey players around the world, many of them who play and enjoy your game. I have created a character of myself, except I have to be represented by a male and that’s not fun."
For real! It stinks that the only way Lexi could make a man-ish player even slightly resemble her was by giving him "hockey hair." Ha!