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Penn State Hockey To Honor Connor Darcey With Helmet Decals

The Penn State men’s hockey team announced via Twitter that starting tonight, during its home stint against AIC, all players will adorn their helmets with a decal containing the initials “CD,” honoring the late Penn State men’s lacrosse player Connor Darcey. The Nittany Lions will then wear the decal for the rest of the season.

Darcey, who tragically passed away at the age of 21, was a talented goalie for the Nittany Lions. He earned several awards, such as the first-ever Big Ten Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, as well as being named to the 2015 Big Ten All-Tournament Team, where he started in goal.

Penn State Hockey tweeted out an image of the decal and where it will be placed.

You can see the Nittany Lions in action tonight when the puck drops in Pegula Ice Arena at 7 p.m.

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Kaitlyn is a staff writer for Onward State who is entirely too enthusiastic about Pittsburgh sports, music festivals, and crude humor. She is a senior English major who concentrates in Professional and Media Writing and minors in Sociology. She is really fun and very cool, and her favorite color is red. If for some reason you can't find her, she's probably at Primanti's with an ice cold IC Light in her hand. You can follow her on Twitter (@kaitdivi) if you want quality #content, or contact her via email at [email protected]

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