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Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey Welcomes Bruins Alumni for 50th Anniversary Event

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey League will celebrate 50 years of hockey on Jan. 11, 2020, with a full day of hockey at the Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Rink.
 
The day will start with the league's travel teams taking to the ice to highlighting our current players. The day will end as NBYHL welcomes back alumni of its program to take on the Boston Bruins alumni at 3:00 p.m.
 
These events will help us celebrate 50 years of hockey in Northern Berkshire. Funds raised will go to support the continued growth and availability of hockey to the youth of the region.
 
The day will include:
 
• Games for NBYHL's 8U, 10U, 12U, and 14U travel teams.
 
• Game between Bruins alumni and Northern Berkshire alumni
 
• An autograph session with Bruins Alumni
 
• Raffles of Bruins items and other prizes
 
• Food and beverages provided by NBYHL and partnering businesses
 
For tickets to the Bruins Alumni game order them online here.  Get you tickets early and watch Bruins greats up close, while supporting the next 50 years of hockey for Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey.
 
Northern Berkshire Youth Hockey, founded in 1969, has promoted and developed the game of hockey among the youth of Northern Berkshire County, Massachusetts and Southern Vermont. The league has travel teams (Black Bears) for children age 6 years through high school. It also boasts a recreational house league (Bear Cubs) for ages 4-12 years, including a session, which teaches children how to skate then learn to play the game of hockey.
 
The purpose of the league is to provide the best available instruction to teach the game of hockey, stress the importance of physical fitness, and provide the core values of USA Hockey: sportsmanship; respect for the individual; integrity; pursuit of excellence as an individual, team and organization; enjoyment; loyalty; and teamwork.
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