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​‘Just Ice It:’ Mighty Penguins vs. UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

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3/30/2018

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WHAT: Watch Pittsburgh’s own Mighty Penguins youth sled hockey team take on physicians from the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute in the “Just Ice It” Sled Hockey Challenge, an evening of fun competition that will raise money for the Mighty Penguins Sled Hockey Program.
 
WHY: Founded in 1998, the Mighty Penguins program consists of four teams of local sled hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Sled hockey has therapeutic benefits, both physically and mentally, and the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is proud to support these athletes as they pursue their passion for their sport.
 
WHO:
 
• UPMC Rehabilitation Institute physicians, residents, faculty and staff
• Mighty Penguins sled hockey team
 
WHEN: 5 to 6:15 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2018
 
WHERE: UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, 8000 Cranberry Springs Dr., Cranberry Township, Pa., 16066
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Courtney Caprara at CapraraCL@upmc.edu or 412-592-8134.