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Pee-Wee Penguins player out after injury

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ON THE ROAD TO HARVEY, N.Y. — Pelham Middle School student Russell Mazzaro is out for the rest of the hockey season because he fractured his fibula, a bone near the shin, during a hockey game at the Ice Hutch in Mount Vernon. Russell plays defence for the Pelham Pee-Wee Penguins. He is in sixth grade at PMS. He gave the Times an interview:

Q: How does it feel to be out for the season?
A: It stinks. You don’t get to play hockey for about a month. Plus this is my second injury of the season.

Q: You’re watching the team play from the bench now. How do you think the team is doing?
A: I think they are doing well, but they can do better.

Q: How did the injury happen?
A: It happened by when I jumped to avoid being hit by the puck. Then I landed on my ankle and twisted and then snapped my bone.

Q: How many weeks were you out for?
A: I was out for about six weeks.

Q: When will you be back on the ice?
A: I will be back on the ice Feb. 21.

Q: What do you miss most about not playing hockey?
A: What I miss the most is playing with my buddies on the ice. It is also annoying because I can’t do anything.

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Claudia Dodge, Sports Editor

Hi my name is Claudia Dodge and I love being part of the newspaper for the second year and being a sports editor. I am in fifth grade. I love playing lacrosse...


4 Responses to “Pee-Wee Penguins player out after injury”

  1. Adie Howey on March 7th, 2011 9:18 PM

    I feel bad. It’s like there’s nothing to do but sit and watch.

  2. Rosamaria Albano on March 11th, 2011 1:37 AM

    Well written, Claudia!

  3. Kate Kapplow on November 28th, 2017 7:23 PM


  4. syrus preftakes on May 29th, 2018 3:29 PM

    🙁 🙁 🙁

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Pee-Wee Penguins player out after injury