January 12, 2010

Men's Ice Hockey Visits Fairfield Country Day School

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team travel to Fairfield, Conn. to skate with the 1st and 2nd grade and 6th through 8th grade students at Fairfield Country Day School. The Bobcats skated as a team in a series of 4-on-4 games on FCDS's outdoor rink before the school's 1st and 2nd grade students hit-the-ice.

Senior captain Jean-Marc Beaudoin split-up the group of 30-plus youth hockey players into groups to play in a three mini-games across the school's ice. Senior assistant captain Brandon Wong was also part of the first wave of Bobcats on the ice, as was senior Greg Holt. The goalies for the first session were Eric Hartzell and Mathieu Cadieux, who pulled double-duty when he skated with the second group. Scott Zurevinski, Reese Rolheiser, Jeremy Langlois, Brett Dickinson, Mike Glaicar, Loren Barron, Ben Arnt and Ben Ketchum were also on hand for the first game. Boomer the Bobcat and Zach Davies were also on the ice for Quinnipiac.

"This was just a great day," Beaudoin said. "It was a lot of fun skating outside, the weather was great and the kids had a great time. I had a lot of fun today - I hope the kids did too!"

Senior assistant captain Mike Atkinson headed-up the second wave of players to take the ice at the outdoor rink. FCDS's 6th through 8th grade students were on the ice for the mini-games for the the second session. Atkinson was joined by D'ArcyOakes, Mike Dalhuisen, Clay Harvey, Spencer Heichman and Bobby Tyson. Cadieux was in goal again, joined by Pat McGann. Manager Jake Whitting was also included in the group.