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By Heather Conrad

Purple Puck Night

Helping take cancer from the sideline to the finish line


Last updated 12/13/2019 at 11:28am

Heather Conrad

Martin Garrett and Jill Noel were excited for Purple Puck Night and to spread the word about Easter for Eli.

Galactic Ice in Lakemont was shrouded in purple Friday, Dec. 6, for the Penn State Altoona Men's hockey game against Saint Vincent. The reason was "Purple Puck Night." As part of College Hockey Combats Cancer campaign, PSU Altoona and College Hockey East teamed to raise money for three organizations: The Mario Lemieux Foundation, The Griffith Family Foundation and Easter For Eli. Eight local families who are either fighting cancer, have beaten cancer, or lost a family member to cancer were honored before the game with 12-year-old Liam Feathers dropping the ceremonial first puck.

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