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GANGNEUNG, South Korea — When the U.S. won the women’s hockey Olympic gold medal in 1998, who could have guessed it would play a role in the first Olympic hockey goal scored by a unified Korean team in 2018.
Randi Heesoo Griffin was a 10-year-old figure skater in North Carolina when the Americans stood on the podium — the first Olympic gold awarded in women’s ice hockey.
“I had been wanting to play hockey for a long while but the cliché thing to say was, ‘Girls don’t play hockey,’” Griffin said. “And the 1998 Olympics changed all…