Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Gettyimageproxy.ashx_requesturl_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f90871292.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d037316605b64778d4f0d0d74c0b3a045e031ce9c4e780e140
Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) New Jersey Devils forward, David Clarkson, was the star of the evening in Newark once again last night, this time in front of 200 smiling, grateful faces from the Hockey In Newark program, where Clarkson and the NHLPA’s Goals and Dreams program donated 50 sets of brand new equipment. The Goals & Dreams program allowed for Clarkson to choose an organization in which he would donate equipment and after talking to co-founder of Hockey In Newark, Keith Veltre, Clarkson said it was a “no brainer” to choose the organization right in the heart of the city the Devils now call home. Prior to the re-location of the Devils to Newark, hockey becoming popular in the city of Newark was just an idea in the minds of two East Side teachers who wanted to share their passion for the sport of, with a hope that it would catch on. Handed a team of five players and equipment that would even make the kids from The Mighty Ducks blush, Dennis Rup...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan in 'grave condition' after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch

Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

WATCH: Vick's first pass as a Steeler is a 63-yard bomb

WATCH: Montana's Ben Roberts makes amazing TD catch

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

Arkansas punter arrested after found urinating on a light pole

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker