The FHL has continued great work in the community, resulting in being recognized by Chris Adamski, a writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This article was printed in the August 12th edition of the Post-Gazette in the South section.
"Tony Bonacorso won an FSN prize pack that included a puck autographed by several Penguins as tournament MVP, Ben Bobick and Ryan Marino were the primary figures in leading their team to the title and, as captain of the winning team, Bobick will have the opportunity to appear in an FSN commercial.
All were winners at the Franklin Hockey League's second annual charity hockey tournament earlier this month in Munhall. But the biggest winner of all was the Mario Lemieux Foundation.
What started out as a casual pickup street hockey game between friends has evolved into quite the community league -- and now charities such as the Lemieux Foundation are the beneficiaries.
The Franklin Hockey League -- so-named because its games are contested in the parking lot of the Franklin Primary School adjacent to Steel Valley High School -- has grown to include more than 100 players.
Many of those players participated in the charity tournament July 31-Aug. 1 in which, for the second consecutive year, more than $500 was raised for the Lemieux Foundation."
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