Kalena Mueller Chased Her College Hockey Dream Across a Border and Back

An invitation to a prestigious prep hockey academy made life more complicated for this young standout.

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Mueller had dreamed of playing college hockey since her first game of roller hockey at age 13. Until that point in her life, she had been a soccer player, but she immediately fell in love with hockey. A few months later, she made the switch to the ice.

Given the opportunity to join a veritable college hockey player-producing factory, Mueller left California and headed north. But she was in Ontario for only two weeks before she had to return home.

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