SHU’s Matt Tugnutt, son of former NHL goalie, Ron, says dad was key to success


The Sacred Heart men’s ice hockey team is playing better of late.

The team earned a good win over UConn on Tuesday night at the XL Center.

One of the top young players on the team has a last name that many hockey fans may be familiar with.

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Matt Tugnutt is the son of former NHL goalie Ron Tugnutt.

Matt is a sophomore with the Pioneers and scored his 6th goal of the season on Tuesday night.

His father, Ron, played 16 years in the NHL, and Matt says his dad has been a big key to his success. 

Watch the video above to learn more.

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