At some point Sunday, South Korea’s women’s national hockey team hopes to descend on New York City in the midst of New Year’s Eve, the busiest day — and night — in the city 6,875 miles away from its homeland.
The players are excited to mingle with the thousands who will join them, curious to inch slowly through the streets of midtown towards the place they are anxious to see.
“The girls want to see Times Square,” Sarah Murray, 29, their Canadian-born coach said Saturday.
And why not? The idea is to take advantage of the opportunity while in the Northeast, where they played at Quinnipiac on Thursday and against the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League...