Feb 8, 2015 4:13 PM

Boston Bruins legends compete against Crotched Mountain Wild


MANCHESTER - Boston Bruins alumni laced up their skates and faced off the Crotched Mountain Wild team Sunday.

The event was held at the Sullivan Arena at Saint Anslem College to help benefit and raise funds for Crotched Mountain's Accessible Recreation and Sports program.

CMARS provides hundreds of lessons each year to children and adults with disabilities. Lessons taught are skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, canoeing, cycling and hiking. Students also are able to participate in other recreational sports with support from adaptive equipment and guided instruction.

Some of the alumni members included Terry O'Reilly, Bob Sweeney, Brad Park, Reggie Lemelin, and Bruce Shoebottom.

The event began at 1 p.m. Miss New Hampshire, Megan Cooley, sang the National Anthem. Caleb Amidon, a former patient of Crotched Mountain's Specialty Hospital dropped the Ceremonial puck.


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