Women’s Ice Hockey Features Toy Drive And Teddy Bear Toss



This week, Women’s Ice Hockey will feature their annual United Way Food and Toy Drive on Friday, Nov. 20 at 3:00P.M. against SUNY Potsdam, also for the first time since the 2019-20 season the Women’s Ice Hockey team will feature their Teddy Bear Toss . As last year, we featured a virtual Teddy Bear Toss, this tradition will continue for people that would like to donate to the cause that may not be able to make the game.

Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears and/or stuffed animals to the game and toss them on the ice after the Lakers score their first goal. The stuffed animals will be collected for Toys for Tots and distributed to children throughout Oswego County for the holidays. There will also be stuffed animals available for donation at the Toys for Tots table.

The Women’s Ice Hockey teams will be collecting canned goods and toys prior to their game this weekend. Women’s Ice Hockey hosts SUNY Potsdam at 3:00P.M. on Saturday. The donations are part of Women’s Ice Hockey’s annual campaign to help the United Way/SEFA.

The Last time out against SUNY Potsdam the Lakers played to a 4-4 tie. The Bears got off to a 2-0 lead late in the first period. 20 seconds after Potsdam’s second goal,  Amanda Zenstein dumped one in on net and slipped it through the pads of the Bears goalkeeper. Chyne Kennedy blasted a shot over the right pad of the Potsdam keeper, tying the contest. After the Bears broke the tie in the second, Kyleigh Grugin at the 16:54 mark tied the game once again at three. The Bears broke the third tie of the contest at the 18:32 mark of the third period. Amanda Zenstein added her second goal of the contest, tying the game at four. The Lakers dominated the overtime stanza, but were unable to capitalize.


Through the support of Oswego Health, admission into Oswego State Women’s Ice Hockey regular season home games is free of charge for the 2021-22 season.

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