I want to share this great video of the Woodbury Blazing Stars. The team was featured during Hockey Day Minnesota 2014 when we invited the East Ridge Girls High School Hockey Team to come and scrimmage our poly hockey teams. Fox Sports North was kind enough to film the event as well as interview some of our athletes. Everyone had a fantastic time! Our athletes enjoyed the opportunity to compete against East Ridge and to share their love of hockey with them. Something that may not have been possible if not for Special Olympics! We are looking forward to a rematch next year!
About Erin Laurents: I am the Head Coach of the Blazing Stars Special Olympics Team, which is located in Woodbury, Minnesota. I have been with them for three years now and coach poly hockey, softball, and basketball. I also play as a Unified Partner in Flag Football with them as well as mentor two athletes who participate in the Athlete Leadership Programs.