Dom Moore's "Smashfest" Surpasses Million-Dollar Mark in Eighth Year

Dom Moore's "Smashfest" Surpasses Million-Dollar Mark in Eighth Year

The following article was posted on www.nhlpa.com on Saturday, July 27 featuring former Harvard University standout Dominic Moore.

By NHLPA Staff.

Nearly 20 current and former NHL players came together Thursday to help Smashfest, the NHLPA-supported Charity Ping-Pong Challenge founded by Dominic Moore, reach the million-dollar mark in its eighth year at Steam Whistle Brewing.

“Surpassing the $1-million mark is something that everyone involved in Smashfest should be incredibly proud of. From the players, to the guests, as well as the sponsors, we are thrilled to commit these much-needed dollars to concussion and cancer research," said Moore, 12-season NHL veteran. 

Also hitting a special mark was tournament regular, Patrick Eaves, who picked up his fifth straight tournament win in the single's competition  where current and former NHLPA members square off at the table.

"Equally important is the awareness we've been able to generate for the causes through our event. We look forward to bringing Smashfest to more people in more places in the very near future,” continued Moore.

Moore forecast a strong showing from fellow Harvard alum Alexander Kerfoot, who made his tournament in his new city. Newly acquired by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kerfoot bowed out before Eaves and Jeff Skinner showed down in the single's final, but he was crowned the Pro-Am champ in the competition which pairs players, celebrities and charity ambassadors with fans...

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