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Players honor Art Ward

Art Ward, center, prepares to drop the puck for Shrewsbury High School captain Dave Belbin (left) and Algonquin Regional High School captain Jack Mullin (right).

Art Ward, center, prepares to drop the puck for Shrewsbury High School captain Dave Belbin (left) and Algonquin Regional High School captain Jack Mullin (right).

By Chris Wraight, Contributing Writer

Worcester – Before the Shrewsbury High School Colonials boys’ hockey team played the Algonquin Regional High School Tomahawks at the DCU Center Jan 11, Shrewsbury resident and long-time hockey coach Art Ward was recognized. ?Ward, who suffered a stroke in 2011, was a standout player at St. John's High School and Fairfield University and continued to coach hundreds of other young players in the area.

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Art Ward, center, former youth hockey coach until his stroke in 2011, poses with young men he has coached from the current Shrewsbury High School and Algonquin Regional High School teams, prior to their game Jan. 11at the DCU Center in Worcester. Ward has coached hundreds of young men through his years as a coach.

Photos/Chris Wraight

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