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Women hit 'historic milestone' as AHL season opens

Four women in their NHL officiating uniforms
Ten women will be officiating in the AHL this season.

Ten female officials will work games in the American Hockey League when the season opens Friday. It's the highest level women have reached officiating in professional hockey and another step toward working games in the NHL. Victory Press and women’s hockey writer Melissa Burgess called it a "historic milestone."

WBFO's Marian Hetherly talks with Melissa Burgess