Sports

Former NHLer on hand for charity game

Former NHLer Pat Price was on hand at the recent Castlegar charity hockey game. - Opee Chee
Former NHLer Pat Price was on hand at the recent Castlegar charity hockey game.
— image credit: Opee Chee

The second annual Christmas Classic charity hockey game took place on December 22 at the Castlegar Community Complex.

Local recording artist Shawn Hook played in the game and sang the national anthem. The guest referee is former NHL player and Nelson native Pat Price. Price, a solid two way defender, played 15 seasons in the league mostly with Quebec, New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins.

“This is a local event put on to raise money for minor hockey and get some non-perishable items for the food bank,” said organizer Bergen Price.

Admission to the game was free but people were urged to bring something for the food bank and a donation for minor hockey.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Knights of Columbus host curling event
 
Rebs and Leafs play to a draw
 
Elementary teams compete at District Championships
KIJHL: Brave battle follows missed Golden opportunity
 
Fernie skiers get results at Giant slalom races at Red Mountain
 
Young Rossland skiers have great results at Midget Championships
Splash N Dash loved
 
McNabb, Team Purple grab Jamboree win
 
Youth soccer AGM reveals enrolment boost

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.