The following article appeared on www.timesleader.com on Saturday, December 2, 2017 featuring former Rensselaer standout Ryan Haggerty, who plays for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
By Tom Venesky
They may all be teammates right now, but every Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin player followed a different path to becoming a professional hockey player. From the time they first stood on skates, there have been influential coaches, lessons learned and players they wanted to emulate. Each week we’ll take a look at how each Penguin player got their early start in the sport.
Player: Ryan Haggerty - Position: Forward - Age: 24 - Hometown: Stamford, Conn.
How old were you when you began skating and playing hockey?
“I started skating when I was 3. My dad coached and I used to go on the ice and push a milk crate around. Ever since I’ve been hooked.”
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