WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Super Bowl wasn’t the only big athletic event on Sunday. There was a big hockey game at Choate Rosemary Hall to raise money for a good cause.
They played sled hockey at the Choate rink. Members of the Choate hockey teams took to sleds to play against a team from the Gaylord Adaptive Sports Program.
“Just seeing how much grit and effort that they put into it – it’s just amazing, especially because it seems like a different game – but honestlyit’s’s amazing just seeing how people connect over the sport,” said Cadence Secreto, a player on the Choate girls Varsity hockey team.
All the money raised goes to the Gaylord Sports Association Wolfpack sled hockey team.
“It was a very humbling experience. These players are very talented at what they do. I will say that pushing off with just your arms is no easy ta”k,” said Sophia Rodham, a Choate girls’ varsity hockey team player.
The Wolfpack sled hockey team plays throughout the northeast from September through March.