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Florida Panthers Foundation shares a lesson with students at Connections Education Center

Posted at 11:39 AM, Mar 07, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla.-- There was a special lesson Wednesday for students at Connections Education Center of the Palm Beaches.

Members of the Florida Panthers Foundation brought their outdoor hockey clinic to introduce the sport and career to students on the autism spectrum.

The crew arrived with sticks, pucks, nets, hats and giveaways for the kids.

"They're teaching the kids basic hockey skills, how to hold a hockey stick and how to move the puck around and really more importantly is how to work together as a team," said principal Debra Johnson.

The event is an extension of the Florida Panthers Foundation's pick of Connections as a community champion and grant award recipient of $25 thousand in October.