| by Travis Lazarczyk

The men’s ice hockey team has a new member: 7-year-old Konnor Gardner, a Pittsfield, Maine, native battling cancer. Nonprofit organization Team IMPACT paired the boy with the Mules in a win-win situation that gives Konnor two dozen new supporters and the hockey players a chance to practice leadership and team-building skills while making a difference in the life of a child.