Minnesota Warriors Rochester hosts first battle event for veterans

The Rochester team is part of the wider Minnesota Warriors hockey team that provides veterans with the chance to play the sport.

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(ABC 6 News) — The Minnesota Warriors, a hockey group consisting of military veterans, had its Rochester team host its first adult hockey battle event on Saturday.

The Warriors played matches with both Century Panthers alum and the Rochester HockeyFinder.com team in a free event for the public with donations going to the Minnesota Warriors’ 501(c)3. Dustin Draeger has helped start hockey teams for military veterans for years and spoke on how Warriors hockey creates opportunities for veterans.

For those interested in more information on the Warriors’ Rochester team, you can visit their Facebook page or check out the Warriors’ website.