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NYI Alumnus attends Blind Hockey Clinic

James McEnroe (current TA and Alumni) attended the Blind Hockey Clinic held at Lasker Rink in Central Park.

James on skates at the rink with a hockey stick

The NY Metro Blind Hockey organization teamed up with the NY Nightshades and the Hartford Connecticut Braillers to introduce people of all ages and skill levels to ice skating and to the sport of ice hockey and to create a community of connected people by establishing a visually impaired team for the New York Metro area.

 
James at the skating rink on skates and posed with a hockey stick and puck.
 

USA Hockey is working aggressively with Canadian Blind Hockey to make this an official Paralympic sport. New York Ranger Adam Graves was there to show James about the sport. 

James with NY Ranger great Adam Graves
 
Image of a hockey puck on a skating rink with the logo of the NY Metro Blind Hockey. Words: Empowering and inspiring the visually impaired community.

https://nymbh.org/