Elmira, N.Y. (WENY)-- The Elmira College Men's Hockey team hosted it's first every Teddy Bear Toss during Saturday night's game against Lebanon Valley College.
Less than 3 minutes into the game, Spencer Carter '20 scored the first goal of the game, then the stuffed animals came raining down onto the ice. The goal was Carter's first of his Elmira College career. The rest of the EC players went onto the ice to pick up the stuffed animals, and bag them up to be taken to Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties. In all, 387 stuffed animals were collected for children in need.
Team officials say the team will continue to host this event in the future.