New summer league gives Columbus-area talent a chance to show off

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There are plenty of ways to measure the growth of hockey in Columbus over the past few decades, and another took place this week with the launch of a new summer hockey league for high-level players in the area.

The Cap City Summer Elite League began play yesterday at OhioHealth Chiller North, providing a number of Blue Jackets and fellow NHLers — as well as other pros, college players and more with ties to the area — the chance to get work in before training camps begin this fall.

The league features four teams and will run each Tuesday through the end of August, and its existence is a testament to how many talented hockey players now call Central Ohio home.

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