A T1D College Hockey Hero

Early in the month of November Mark Doherty reached out and invited Logan and I to be his guests at the University of Maine BlackBears vs the St. Lawrence Saints game in Canton, NY. He saw the article about our organization in USA Hockey magazine and wanted us to meet his son Tim Doherty a…

Owen Shoots for A Cure

            On Saturday August 25th the Sacks family hosted the 1st Annual Owen Shoots For A Cure T1D Charity Hockey Tournament. It was a fun fast paced 3 vs 3 afternoon of hockey at the Meachem Ice Rink in Syracuse NY. The tournament consisted of 12 teams, 4 mite age…

A Quick 10 with Brendan Eskridge

Welcome to another “Quick 10”. This feature will be a quick 10 question interview with a T1D hockey player. If you are interested in being featured in a Quick 10 blog please email us at contactus@hockeyfightst1d.org or send us a message on Facebook! Name: Brendan Eskridge Age: 9, almost 10 Location:  St. Louis Team: Kirkwood Stars…

A Quick 10 with Nathan Compton

Name: Nathan Compton Age: 13 years old Location: Lakewood, CA Team: California Wave Number: #42 Position: Center Right or Left Handed: Right Handed    1.     Favorite Hockey Team: Ducks 2.     Favorite Hockey Player: Rocco Grimaldi  3.     Favorite thing about playing hockey: Working hard with my coach to get better.  4.     How long have you had Diabetes: I was diagnosed before I turned 2. 5.     Worst thing about having Diabetes: When I am…

A Quick 10 with Dominic Massaro

Name: Dominic Massaro Age: 13 Location: Massachusetts  Team:  ’02 Crimson  Number: 39 Position: Goalie  Right or Left Handed: Right 1.     Favorite Hockey Team: Washington Capitals 2.     Favorite Hockey Player: Dominik Hasek / Max Domi 3.     Favorite thing about playing hockey: Having fun  and its challenging 4.     How long have you had Diabetes: 2 yrs 5.    …

A Quick 10 with Anita Schmidt

Name: Anita Schmidt Age: 22 Location: Newport Beach, CA Team: Lady Ducks Number: 16 or 94 Position: Goalie Right or left handed: Right   1.     Favorite Hockey Team: Anaheim Ducks 2.     Favorite Hockey Player: Freddie Andersen, Ryan Kesler, and Max Domi. 3.     Favorite thing about playing hockey: Blocking as many pucks as possible & knowing you are playing a sport that’s all about…

A Quick 10 with Patrick McCarthy

Name: Patrick McCarthy Age: 21 (1995) Location: Waterbury, CT. Born: Ware, MA Team: Post University, NCAA D2 Jersey Number: 9 Position: Center Shot: Left 1. Favorite Team: Boston Bruins 2. Favorite Player: Nick Boynton  3. Favorite thing about playing hockey: My teammates 4. How long have you had Diabetes: I was diagnosed when I was 6,…

A Quick 10 with Josh Halkyard

Name: Josh Halkyard Age: 11 Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Team: Sheffield Shurikans Number: 16 Position: Defence  Right or Left Handed: Left 1.     Favorite Hockey Team: Pittsburgh Penguins   2.     Favorite Hockey Player: Max Domi 3.     Favorite thing about playing hockey: Helping my team  4.     How long have you had Diabetes: 9 years 5.     Worst thing about having Diabetes: Cannula changes…

A Quick 10 with Lauren Santora

Name: Lauren Santora Age:10 Location: Norwalk, CT Team: CT Barons Number: 8 Position: Defense Right or Left Handed: Right Favorite Hockey Team: Washington Capital Favorite Hockey Player: Alex Ovechkin Favorite thing about playing hockey: My favorite thing about playing hockey is being with my friends. How long have you had Diabetes: 5 years Worst thing…