ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues are using their off day today to support Jaden Schwartz and his family and to honor the memory of his sister, Mandi.
The team is traveling from New York City to New Haven, Conn., where Yale will honor Mandi Schwartz, who played hockey for the Bulldogs before she died of leukemia three years ago.
Yale is hosting Brown on Friday and will honor Schwartz with its annual "White Out For Mandi" night at Ingalls Rink. The event will raise awareness and raise funds for the Mandi Schwartz Foundation.
"It's special," Jaden Schwartz said. "I was planning on going. I didn't really know the whole team was going to go. It kind of just worked out. That means a lot. It means a lot to my family, and I think it will help Yale out as far as hopefully bringing some more people out and raising awareness as much as we can. It's pretty special. It definitely means more than probably these guys will know."
Schwartz, 21, is one of the...