The New York Rangers in partnership with Coca-Cola “Get The Ball Rolling” celebrated the conclusion of the 5th season of the Rangers Street Hockey program on Saturday, April 4th. Over the course of the season, partner organizations, NYC Parks, Boys & Girls Clubs, and the Police Athletic League NYC host on- going street hockey clinics for over 3000 local youth. The season culminates with a tournament and celebration held at the Intrepid Museum.
Over 300 participant joined NY Rangers alumni Brian Mullen, Tom Laidlaw, and Ed Hospodar for a day of street hockey, skills challenges, and other interactive activities. Despite the wind, the kids were in high spirits throughout the entire event. Josh Gold, the Director of Communications for Coca-Cola Co. stated, “The program is a great opportunity to introduce kids to street hockey, get them active, and have fun!” At the end of the day, each participant was awarded with a medal to recognize their hard work throughout the season.
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