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Pat O'Donnell Civic Center hosts alumni games


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IRONWOOD — A crowd gathered at the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center on Saturday to enjoy an alumni hockey game, bringing together hockey players across generations to play a series of games.

“We allowed the high school kids to participate, and our oldest player today was 67. It was open for everyone and we tried to divide the teams as fairly as we could,” said Civic Center manager Jay Kivisto. “This year we tried to keep family members together, so if a father and son played, we tried to keep them on the same team.”

Kivisto said that planning for the event beg...