Waldorf hockey visits Tigers game

Published 1:36 am Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Kyle Olson, a player for Waldorf hockey, throws a T-shirt to the crowd during the Albert Lea boys' hockey game on Tuesday. This is Waldorf's first year as a hockey team.

The Waldorf hockey team signed autographs and tossed T-shirts to the crowd during the Albert Lea boys’ hockey game on Tuesday.

Roy Nystrom Arena housed the Warriors this winter as they played their first season as a hockey team.

“It’s been fun,” captain Josh Bevers said. “I think next year we’ll have more fans and hopefully more players because it gets tiring.”

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During their time in Albert Lea, the team has spent Sundays helping the “Rink Rats”, one of Albert Lea’s youth hockey teams, learn how to skate.

“It’s a haul from school,” captain Brent Putney said. “But, it’s a nice place to call home.”