Sask. First Nation girls hockey team practises at Madison Square Garden – CBC
Mar 26, 2023
Trip made possible by legacy of late NHLer Jim Neilson, who played 12 seasons with the New York Rangers
Gracie Arcand will never forget her March 16 practice with the Big River First Nation U-15 Rangers.
That’s because the practice wasn’t on their home rink back in northern Saskatchewan.
Instead, the squad practised at what is arguably the most famous venue in sports — New York City’s Madison Square Garden — along with coaches from the NHL’s New York Rangers.
“It’s New York — it’s such a big city, it’s my dream place and I finally got to go there with my besties,” Arcand, 15, said.
“Madison Square Garden is very big. It was very exciting because that’s where the New York Rangers play.”
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