Boston Bruins bring cheer, healing to Newtown families

Members of the Boston Bruins made their way to the Newtown Youth Academy, where coordinators say 1,200 children registered for today's events. The players met

Members of the team made their way to

Members of the team made their way to the Newtown Youth Academy today. (Credit: News 12)

NEWTOWN - Players from the National Hockey League spent the day meeting with families affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.

Members of the Boston Bruins made their way to the Newtown Youth Academy, where coordinators say 1,200 children registered for today's events. The players met individually with kids, signing autographs, taking photos and handing out giveaways.

The team also held several private hockey clinics with children from the district.

The Bruins will honor Sandy Hook Principal Natalie Hammond at a home game in March.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

This week's Real Possibilities report looks at a 1 Real Possibilities: Memory impairment
Meteorologist Steve Teeling spoke with sixth-graders at Fairfield 2 Weather Kids: Fairfield Woods Middle School
Maureen Ferrer is the lead ambassador for the 3 Hometown Hero: Maureen Ferrer
VIDEO: Greenwich Fire 4 VIDEO: Fire on Glenville Road in Greenwich
5 Connecticut Sportscast, March 22

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE