Some of hockey’s biggest stars are in Stamford for tonight’s Big Assist VII to benefit the Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation. And if you can’t make it to Terry Conners Rink, you can watch the game live on the HAN Network at this link.
Current NHL, AHL European pros and Division I college players come to Terry Conners Rink in Stamford for the annual exhibition hockey game, hosted by Darien native Ryan Shannon, a Stanley Cup champion with the Anaheim Ducks, who now plays for the Zurich Lions.
Since 2009, the Big Assist has raised more than $250,000 to support the Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation, which is dedicated to maintaining and improving quality of life by providing grants to individuals with spinal cord injuries. Harrington-Howes was Ryan Shannon’s first hockey coach. He suffered a spinal cord injury while bodysurfing in 1997. The Foundation was established in his name to help others with these catastrophic injuries.
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